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Willis Towers Watson

Senior Director, Broad Based Rewards Consulting

The Business:

Effective design, delivery, and execution of employee reward strategies and programs will lead to significant business value. We help build and implement leading-edge organization, job and reward framework solutions that create an engaging employee experience and deliver the right return on investment to the organization.

Our professional insights are backed by our market-leading data including compensation data for more than 100 countries on six continents; ongoing research into emerging trends, issues and best practices in organization, jobs and reward program design; and Willis Towers Watson HR Software.

The Role:
As a Senior Consultant or Director in the Rewards business you will be primarily responsible for leading and delivering large client engagements and serving as a strategic advisor to clients in your areas of subject matter expertise. You"EURTMll also contribute your thought leadership to the overall development of the Rewards practice and act as a coach and mentor for fellow colleagues. Specific client engagements could include the following:

  • Broad-based market pricing
  • Salary structure development/program design
  • Incentive/bonus/recognition program design
  • Development of compensation administration policies/guidelines
  • Career framework development, including global job leveling and job architecture
  • Working closely with software colleagues to enhance sales of our Compensation Software and Compensation Planning Software
  • Partnering with Executive Compensation practice on total rewards strategy projects
  • Partnering with Communications colleagues on implementation of compensation changes
  • Partnering with Talent colleagues to develop integrated pay and performance programs
Performance Objectives:


  • Serve as the lead Rewards Consultant on client projects, including developing appropriate Reward strategies which align with the overall human capital strategy and support the client"EURTMs business goals while adhering to Willis Towers Watson quality standards
  • Develop and maintain selected key accounts and trusted client relationships at a senior level in a way that results in building long term client relationships across multiple practices
  • Manage multiple and complex Rewards project engagements in a way that ensures profitable revenue for Willis Towers Watson, associate engagement and development and high client satisfaction
  • Think strategically in partnering with clients to pioneer unique approaches to solving their business problems
  • Provide high quality consulting advice, accurate technical content and engaging deliverables to senior leaders in client companies
  • Use highly effective written and spoken communications to deliver detailed findings, analyses and recommendations to senior leaders of client organizations
  • Contribute to the development, design and implementation of Rewards programs and practices for our clients
  • Nurture your profile as a thought leader in the Rewards sphere, through various public relations initiatives that build a strong brand image for our Rewards business and contribute towards enhancing the Willis Towers Watson brand and market position in the region
  • Provide insight, judgement and intellectual capital to the Rewards business and local office teams
  • Be a positive role model of Willis Towers Watson values and contribute to building an employer of choice culture of top performing associates committed to client satisfaction, teamwork and excellence in all that is done
  • Assess the marketplace for client opportunities, then nurture qualified leads into profitable new business wins
  • Support the Rewards office and regional practice leaders in creating and executing a strategy for penetrating the local and regional market and introducing new clients to the firm in order to meet annual revenue goals
  • Identify opportunities to cross-sell new products and services
  • Coordinate with existing sales and client relationship management teams to identify, develop and win strategic sales opportunities
  • Build relationships with internal and external sources to maximize the penetration of key target accounts
  • Lead Rewards engagements including developing project plans for execution of large, global engagements leveraging cross-functional teams that work together effectively
  • Demonstrate extensive leadership ability by effectively mentoring other consultants
  • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

The Requirements:

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in a compensation and benefits consulting organization, or in a senior compensation role in a large, complex organization
  • Excellent academic credentials (e.g., MBA, law, accounting, or actuarial science degrees, certification such as CCP or equivalent)
  • Proven compensation consulting success in areas including incentive compensation, annual incentive design, base salary structures, job evaluation and leveling, design of base / variable pay programs, design of equity compensation programs, and analysis of complex pay issues on implementation of compensation changes
  • Excellent analytical skills both in terms of logic of reasoning and analysis of numerical and financial data
  • An executive presence with excellent and persuasive oral and written communication skills in an executive setting
  • Strong client relationship skills: the ability to influence senior management and the ability to work across all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated capacity to propose and win profitable new business
  • Proven ability to lead and develop teams of high performing consulting professionals
  • Mentoring/coaching skills
  • Self-driven achiever with ability to work effectively in ambiguous situations
  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve complex issues
  • Demonstrated value for diversity, excellence and integrity in all that is done
  • Working knowledge of Excel, MS Project, MS Word
  • Bachelor"EURTMs degree required, MBA or other relevant advanced degree preferred
  • Ability to travel
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 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. 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 "EUR" the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at

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