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Willis Towers Watson

Intern - Investments

The Business
Willis Towers Watson’s Investments line of business provides investment advisory and delegated services to Pension funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Endowments, Foundations and Charities and Wealth Managers across the globe. It has its history steeped in actuarial and pension fund advisory and has grown over the past two decades into one of the most respected financial solutions firms to institutional investors.

Our investment business exists to deliver better outcomes for savers. We believe that to achieve this over the long term we must deliver sustainable results for our clients and other stakeholders.  

Combining innovative thinking with capable execution, we work with industry participants and our clients to invest today for a more sustainable tomorrow. Our work covers all aspects of the investment function and focuses on better equipping our clients to make good, well researched, well thought through investment decisions. We help clients manage investment complexity; work with them to better align strategy and portfolio construction to balance risk and return, with efficient and fit-for purpose implementation.

The Role
As an Investment Intern, you will work closely with senior consultants to provide holistic and practical investment solutions, to achieve better investment outcome given their specific situation. We work with clients to create the most fit-for-purpose investment arrangement, including investment objectives, strategic asset allocation, portfolio construction, manager selection, performance measurement and evaluation, performance monitoring, statements of investment policy and global research services.

Technical / Thought Leadership
  • Support senior team members in the construction and delivery of advice and solutions to clients, including performing analyses, modelling, research, and drafting documents
Project Management
  • Work as part of dedicated client teams in providing a variety of services to designated clients
  • Deliver assigned work on time with accuracy
People
  • Build strong relationships internally and collaborate effectively with team members and cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
Client / Account Management
  • Deliver on projects that meet or exceed client expectations
  • Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes
Financial / Revenue Generation
  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs
The Requirements
  • Student in the penultimate year of undergraduate or master's programme
  • Good academic performance
  • Strong interest in financial services industry
  • Demonstrate accomplishments and success in working in a collegial environment 
  • Excellent level of communication / presentation skills 
  • Excellent Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English is essential. Fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese, and/or Korean is advantageous
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.

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