Senior DB Investment Strategist

Willis Towers Watson
London, United Kingdom
Jun 07, 2018
Jun 12, 2018
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Summary The Delegated Investment Services (“DIS”) team manages $75 billion of assets globally. Portfolio management involves investment strategies that are more appropriate for today's complex markets, and our solution provides effective execution of these investment strategies. As a Senior DB Investment Strategist you will be responsible for managing the delivery of customized OCIO/Delegated Investment solutions in alignment of prospect's objectives for new business development efforts working with Business Development Leaders, Portfolio Managers, and Senior Retirement and Investment Consultants.

The Role
Client Focus:
•Work with the Business Development Leaders, Retirement and Investment resources to identify prospects and articulate their goals and objectives
•Manage efforts by translating prospect objectives and packaging customized solutions for client in team manner
•Contribute to the development of innovative and best in class thinking and solutions
•Manage and support the creation of prospect and client deliverables
•Manage all phases of the business development process from lead generation to deal closure
•Manage all phases of strategy development and implementation of delegated solutions for client

•Be a senior resource for the investment practice and key point relationship contact for the broader firm
•Experience in working with new prospects and existing clients to bring solutions that are aligned to their needs
•Proven track record of building strong relationships internally and collaborating effectively on cross-functional teams including Retirement, Portfolio Management, Delegated Operations, and Business developments areas
•Build effective working relationships with clients/colleagues at all levels

•Proven Senior Consultant with the ability to manage multiple initiatives in a collaborative manner
•Commitment to customize and deliver a “best in class” service to clients in a timely and effective manner
•Knowledge of the best ideas in managing risk in a holistic manner
•Demonstrated ability and experience articulating pension risk management approaches in a collaborative manner
•Ensure all work is delivered in accordance with Professional Excellence requirements

•Identify, cultivate and expanding new business opportunities
•Ensure timely and accurate completion of time recording for billing purposes
•Meet prospect and project deliverables through effective resource utilization
•Report pipeline progress against growth objectives
The Requirements
•Significant actuarial, investment, and risk management acumen gained in a Senior / Director level role
•Earned or currently pursuing FSA or CFA credentials
•Proven track record in managing client assignments, generating and progressing prospect opportunities within DB Investment
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Team-player; able to work with people at a variety of levels
•High attention to detail with a track record of delivering accurate, high quality work
•IT literate

Principal Accountabilities
•Conduct Risk: To put the interests of clients and the integrity of the market at the heart of the way you do business
The Company
Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas - the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at

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