Senior Consultant - Executive Compensation

14 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time

The Segment

Human capital and benefits

High-performing institutions cultivate and grow talent, carefully balancing costs and rewards. From employee benefits to executive compensation, we take a rounded perspective, based on leading-edge thinking, data, analytics and software, unearthing new ways to motivate people, foster wellbeing and implement solutions that work.

The Role

As a Senior Consultant in the Executive Compensation Practice of Willis Towers Watson's Talent & Rewards Business, you will perform the following job responsibilities.

  • Conduct market research on annual incentive plans and long-term incentive plan design and practice
  • Conduct statistical analyses of executive compensation data
  • Model financial impact of compensation plans
  • Conduct performance metrics studies
  • Monitor executive and director compensation trends
  • Participate in broader total rewards projects including performance management, executive benefits, performance optimization, cash/non-cash reward and recognition
  • Deliver superior, consistent project management for multiple and often prestige clients:
  • Ensure effective Contracting ; draft statements of work, project plans and budgets involving multiple workflow streams and client teams
  • Participate in marketing initiatives including support on developing compensation work and methodology approaches, writing and supporting proposals and conducting surveys
  • Contribute to intellectual eminence and development of POVs on executive compensation topics
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of projects

The Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in compensation in the private sector or a compensation consulting background.
  • Knowledge of tax, corporate finance, regulatory, corporate governance and accounting requirements in order to design Executive Compensation plans
  • Strong subject-matter expertise in compensation, including the areas of tax, corporate finance, regulatory and accounting requirements, annual, equity, stock and other long and short term incentive programs
  • Demonstrated first-hand experience with special equity and incentive plans in a broad array of compensation related areas
  • Some experience with special equity and incentive plans for situations such as IPOs, LBOs, M&As, divestitures and entrepreneurial starts ups will be a plus
  • Demonstrated success or strong evidence to support new business generation
  • Strong client relationship, interpersonal and team skills
  • An executive presence with polished and well developed oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to work within ambiguity
  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues
  • Strong analytical and creative skills
  • Enjoy training/mentoring junior staff
  • The ability to see the "big picture “ and to make the most of the resources of related practices to address the clients' business challenges
  • An undergraduate degree is required; a second degree highly desirable, particularly an MBA or MA or MSc

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis.

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