Willis Towers Watson Benefits Systems Project Manager in Brussels, Belgium

Benefits Systems Project Manager

Date Posted: May 22, 2018


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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 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. 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 – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

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 Health and Benefits team is responsible for advising our clients on all aspects of managing the health and risk coverages of their workforce. Advising on and implementing risk and other health related insurances are a key aspect of this service. Flexible benefits is another important part of our service offering.

Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

The Role

As a Benefits Systems Project Manager you will plan, implement and successfully execute projects based on the implementation and maintenance of H&B technology platform, operating on strict timelines. This includes working with project resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party vendors in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives, oversee all tasks of the implementation and serve as the primary point of contact and coordination throughout the project life cycle.


  • Utilize knowledge of business and appropriate systems to consult on the implementation and on-going support of benefits clients.

  • Participation in client project work.

  • Communicate with broad range of business stakeholders in order to keep projects on task.

  • Navigate across departments and geographies to solve problems or remove roadblocks.

  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal and is able to articulately adapt style for various purposes and audiences


  • Assist in the deployment of the benefits admin systems, utilizing your own experiences and ideas as well as those of your clients.

  • Acquire and develop knowledge of specific tools and processes including Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) tools, Case Management, & other proprietary Benefits Admin tools.

  • Prepared to put in the extra effort when needed to meet challenging test deadlines.

  • Demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude, overcoming any problems as they arise.

  • Demonstrate the ability to deal with any obstacles and setbacks.


  • Prepared to show initiative where appropriate, but equally prepared to take instructions from others where appropriate in order to contribute to projects of varying nature across the whole department

  • Participation in day to day support work

The Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree

  • English fluency, bi-lingual preferred (Spanish, Portuguese, French, others considered)

  • More than 7 years’ project management experience

  • Skilled at producing application and business requirements

  • Strong skills in Process Mapping

  • Good understanding of data and data manipulation, ideally with experience of working with ETL and Case Management tools

  • Experience with Project Management tools

  • Good understanding of benefits administration and IT technical background

  • Self-motivated and ability to work on own and to tight timescales

  • Strong problem solving skills and a logical mind to be able to analyze data and ‘write’ eligibility and calculation rules

  • Availability to travel abroad frequently

  • Positive attitude towards change and organizational development


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  • Employee Type:Regular Full-Time

  • Location:Brussels, Brussels, BE

  • Experience:N/A

  • Date Posted:May 22, 2018