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Willis Towers Watson

Executive Compensation Director

The Role

  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of all projects
  • Effectively draw conclusions, themes, and trends from Talent & Rewards market themes; interpret and communicate results to high profile clients
  • Leverage intellectual capital that has been developed by the broader Talent & Rewards segment and tailor the content to meet the needs of clients
  • Develop innovative measurement and data analytics and deliver integrated solutions that help our clients manage change
  • Provide leadership in designing annual, equity, stock and other long and short term incentive programmes
  • Enhance the company’s Talent and Rewards presence in the Executive Compensation marketplace through efforts that include developin affiliations in the professional community, writing articles and delivering memorable, noteworthy speeches/presentations
  • Partner with corporate marketing to develop creative marketing strategies and collateral materials
  • Lead engagements for marquee Talent and Rewards clients
  • Develop leveraged teams that work together effectively
  • Develop plans for execution of large engagements
  • Ensure project managers are maintaining team progress against established budget, timeline and quality standards (while you have overall responsibility, consultant level staff typically serve as day to day project managers)
  • Effectively promote Talent and Rewards’ value proposition both internally and externally
  • Primary accountability for creating and executing a business strategy to penetrate the Executive Compensation market and introduce new clients to the firm in order to meet annual revenue goals
  • Identify opportunities to cross-sell T&R products and services
  • Coordinate with existing sales and client relationship teams to identify, develop and close strategic sales opportunities
  • Build relationships with internal and external sources to maximize the penetration of key target accounts
  • Develop proposals and presentations as part of a team

The Requirements

  • Extensive experience in all aspects of Reward Management in the executive compensation sector, ideally gained in both consulting and corporate environments, experience in Talent Management is beneficial
  • Experience in designing both long and short term incentive programmes and compensation structures
  • Knowledge of benchmarking products and services across Talent & Rewards
  • Recognition as a trusted advisor by senior leaders in the HR community
  • Demonstrated success or strong evidence of the ability to generate new business with a strong market knowledge and established local network
  • Proven ability to “sell” ideas and concepts to colleagues and upper management
  • Proven project management skills, including budget management, diligent attention to details,
  • Ability to engage clients and colleagues at all levels through interpersonal, influencing, facilitation, presentation and communication skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Proven business acumen and ability to align clients’ business strategies and total rewards/compensation programmes and structures
  • Self-starter who can thrive in a fast paced evolving business environment with a value for teamwork, collaboration and decisiveness in all that is done
  • Leadership vision and proven ability to lead and develop a team of high performing consulting professionals
  • Interest and ability to travel domestically and globally
  • Bachelors degree required

Willis Towers Watson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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