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DC Pensions Director

Willis Towers Watson
Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning
Contract Type
Full Time
At WTW we have an enviable client list and reputation for excellent consulting advice and innovative solutions, delivered by highly skilled colleagues with access to robust resources. We have an exciting opportunity in our dedicated National DC Consulting team for a DC Pensions Director to join us, to deliver advice to some of the UK’s best-known employers. In return, we offer the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a leading advisory firm, where flexibility, hybrid working and work/life balance are central to the way we work.

What can we offer you? A competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including a pension scheme, life insurance, medical insurance, eye care vouchers and flexible benefits including critical illness cover, dental cover and many other options.

Our work style: We understand flexibility is key to supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce and WTW offers flexible working opportunities (full time or part time) in a ‘hybrid’ style, with a mix of remote, in-person and in-office interactions dependent on the needs of the team, role and clients.


This role can be based out of any of our London, Reigate, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds or Edinburgh offices.

The Role
  • Leading a portfolio of large/medium clients with both Trust and contract-based DC schemes and wider savings products.
  • Providing advice on scheme design, investment, communications, retirement support, provider selection, governance and Auto-Enrolment compliance.
  • Reviewing advice papers drafted by others.
  • Running client meetings.
  • Proactive prospecting with organisations that are new to WTW and also focussing on growing existing WTW client relationships.
  • Representing WTW DC Consulting internally and externally at conferences, round tables, events etc.
  • Leading and contributing to internal client and colleague related specialist groups e.g. covering key DC issues or colleague development groups.
  • Supporting, training and where appropriate managing/mentoring other colleagues.

This is a Certification Regime role under the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA’s) Senior Manager and Certification Regime and will be subject to the FCA’s Conduct Rules.

The Requirements
  • Relevant professional qualifications e.g. PMI, CII, IMC etc and/or a certified individual under SMCR.
  • Strong DC knowledge and experience gained in a consulting role.
  • Proactive, inquisitive and organised with excellent project management and relationship management skills and a growth mindset in terms of self-development.
  • Detail oriented with good communication skills.
  • Willing to ‘muck in’ to help us exceed our client and colleague expectations.
  • Able to set and work efficiently within budgets without jeopardising quality of work.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Share our WTW values - Client Focus, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Excellence.

At WTW, we believe difference makes us stronger. We want our workforce to reflect the different and varied markets we operate in and to build a culture of inclusivity that makes colleagues feel welcome, valued and empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive work environment throughout our organisation. We embrace all types of diversity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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