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Willis Towers Watson

Senior Actuarial Analyst

Do you want to be part of a strategic project, focused on innovation and excellence, delivering client value? Are you prepared to be part of the Lisbon Service Center? The LSC differentiates from other hubs by partnering with consulting teams across Europe to deliver client value through technical expertise, innovation and streamlined solutions. 
As an added-value hub, the LSC employs skilled graduates in actuarial science, engineering, mathematics, economics and management. The center owes its success not only to its high technical standards but also to its focus on excellence and continuous improvement combined with the dynamic business environment it supports, means that training and professional development is key for the team and is supported at all stages of team members’ careers. 
The Role – We are waiting for you!
As a member of the LSC team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the upskilling of more junior members and will be expected to act as an expert on WE/ GB pensions’ topics as well as responsible for managing and mentoring more junior colleagues in the scope of our GB/ WE operations. 
In addition, you will add value to the company by performing the following tasks:
  • Act as an expert for all technical matters related to the WE/ GB pensions world
  • Keep up to date with developments in the WE/ GB pensions market, including new legislation and other factors that may impact the work at the LSC, and cascade knowledge by the team
  • Demonstrates sound grasp of complex methodologies & concepts – utilitises, through technical review
  • Support the development of new processes that enhance the throughput of the Lisbon Service Centre and contribute to promoting an image of excellence client service
  • Be an advocate for excellence and help consolidate a culture of continuous improvement
  • Carry out non-standard scheme benefit calculations and involvement in wider actuarial work
  • Be a main point of contact for internal clients
  • Work in close partnership with management to ensure issues are identified in timely manner and solutions are actioned promptly
Team info – Who will you work with?
In the Lisbon Service Center you’ll find a professional yet friendly and easy-going environment in an office based in a fast growing European capital and in a country that has recently been voted the friendliest in the world for people living and working abroad by Forbes magazine. 
The team is focused on helping to provide an efficient and professional service to meet client needs and to promote the Willis Towers Watson brand! 
Aren’t you excited about joining this team?

The Requirements – What do we expect from you?
We are looking for a highly-driven individual, FIA qualified or making good exam progress, with strong numerical and interpersonal skills, who is looking to become part of a large and dynamic work environment.

The essential experience for this role is:

  • At least 5 years’ experience doing core actuarial valuation work and/or actuarial consultancy
  • Solid knowledge and experience of WE/UK DB Pensions, the complexities and legislative requirements surrounding GMP
  • Any combination of experience in WE/ GB DB schemes valuations, individual calculations and GMP exercises
  • Strong analytical, numerical and critical thinking skills, including a good understanding of actuarial approaches for pensions
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a large team and capacity to work in a fast-paced environment towards targets
  • Capacity and desire to coach and upskill more junior members of the team
  • Experience in reviewing the work of others
  • Well organized and detail oriented with ability to prioritize conflicting work schedules or escalate to senior management as required
  • Inquisitive, self-starter attitude and ability to work with ambiguity and proactivity in searching for new solutions in the face of challenging problems
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics or a related field

If you would like to join our Willis Towers Watson family, apply today!

Equal Opportunity Employer
Willis Towers Watson is committed to finding opportunities to promote workplace flexibility when possible based on the needs of our customers and the company. We are pleased to say that this role meets the criteria for flexible work.

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