Willis Towers Watson Senior Director – Executive Compensation in New York, New York

Senior Director – Executive Compensation

Date Posted: May 10, 2018


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Our Global Financial Services Industry Group (GFS) focuses our Talent and Rewards work exclusively on the financial services industry and has developed a reputation within the industry as a leading global provider of executive compensation, rewards, and talent management products and services.

The Role:

As a Director you will join our Talent and Rewards GFS industry group which includes over 35 professionals and partner with all facets of our Talent & Rewards business in order to promote and manage our initiatives focused on the financial services industry. You will work alongside of Willis Towers Watson’s market and thought leaders to grow our financial services market share with a focus on Investment Management.

Primary Role Objectives

  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of all projects

  • Effectively draw conclusions, themes, and trends from T&R market themes; interpret and communicate results to high profile financial clients

  • Leverage intellectual capital that has been developed by the broader T&R segment and tailor the content to meet the needs of the financial services industry

  • Develop innovative measurement and data analytics and deliver integrated solutions that help our clients manage change

  • Provide leadership in designing annual, equity, stock and other long and short term incentive programs

  • Enhance the company’s T&R presence in the global Financial Services marketplace through efforts that include developing affiliations in the professional community, writing articles and delivering memorable, noteworthy speeches/presentations

  • Partner with corporate marketing to develop creative marketing strategies and collateral materials

  • Lead engagements for marquee Talent and Rewards clients in the global Financial Services industry

  • Develop leveraged teams that work together effectively

  • Develop plans for execution of large, global, engagements

  • Ensure project managers are maintaining team progress against established budget, timeline and quality standards (while you have overall responsibility, consultant level staff typically serve as day to day project managers)

  • Effectively promote Talent and Rewards’ value proposition both internally and externally

  • Primary accountability for creating and executing a business strategy to penetrate the global Financial Services market and introduce new clients to the firm in order to meet annual revenue goals

  • Identify opportunities to cross-sell T&R products and services

  • Coordinate with existing sales and client relationship teams to identify, develop and close strategic sales opportunities

  • Build relationships with internal and external sources to maximize the penetration of key target accounts

  • Lead proposals and presentations as part of a team


  • 15+ years’ experience in the Talent and Rewards space, ideally gained in both consulting and corporate environments

  • Experience designing both long and short term incentive programs

  • Knowledge of bench-marking products and services across Talent & Rewards and their linkage with our clients

  • Investment Management experience and interest

  • Recognition as a trusted advisor by senior leaders in the HR community

  • Demonstrated success or strong evidence of the ability to generate new business

  • Proven ability to “sell” ideas and concepts to colleagues and upper management

  • Demonstrable project management experience, including budget management, diligent attention to details, and the ability to engage clients and colleagues at all levels

  • Superior analytical, interpersonal, influencing, facilitation and presentation skills

  • Proven business acumen and ability to align clients’ business strategies and total rewards/compensation programs

  • Self-starter who can thrive in a fast paced evolving business environment

  • Interest and ability to travel domestically and globally

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred

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. at http://○ www.willistowerswatson.com

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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  • Location:New York, NY, US

  • Date Posted:May 10, 2018