Willis Towers Watson

Enterprise Risk Consultant

Posted on May 7 New York, NY 195 views

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to lead our North American Enterprise Risk Consulting offering.

This role provides the candidate with an opportunity to lead the Enterprise Risk Consulting (ERC) offering in NA, reporting to the Global Head of ERC, within the Strategic Risk Consulting practice. The SRC practice has been growing significantly over the past 10 years, and we are looking for an experienced hire to continue developing the ERC proposition, sell and deliver engagements and manage a junior resource in NA. There is a strong focus on climate change and in working with clients on Transition Risk. The clients range in size and across industries / geographies.

The Role




  • Responsible for managing, motivating and developing the skills, competencies and knowledge of team members in line with WTW HR policies and procedures, including overseeing and managing of staff appraisals and objective setting

  • Maintain staff competence by ensuring that staff skills or knowledge gaps are met with appropriate training and development so they are able to perform to their maximum capability and fulfil their potential and the requirements of the business

  • Establish an environment that promotes respect for the individual employee and adheres to the policies and guidelines of the company

  • Manage the performance of direct reports with clear pre-set objectives and regular feedback on their performance, ensure performance appraisals are conducted in line with the firms’ standards

  • Provide leadership, direction, advice and guidance to direct reports maintaining high levels of integrity, motivation and morale

  • Responsible for the revenues of those clients within your portfolio

  • Represent Willis Towers Watson (WTW) in client meetings

  • Represent SRC at a senior level within WTW

  • Develop and engage with clients at both Board and operational levels on their strategic risk management

  • Advise on ERM maturity including governance, process and application

  • Advise on transition risk identification and assessment

  • Assist in the implementation of integrated strategic and operational risk management systems in complex decentralized global businesses, to assure good governance and oversight in reducing risk

  • Assist in delivering significant new revenue for SRC

  • Contribute to the strategic development of WTW

  • Essential to the relationship with more than one major client

  • Produce presentations in PowerPoint and formal reports in Word

  • Maintain a comprehensive audit trail for all analytical work




The Requirements




  • At least 6 years industry or relevant experience

  • Intellectual curiosity to deliver insightful analysis to tight deadlines

  • Excellent communications skills and project management skills

  • Ability to manage resources

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Risk Management experience

  • TCFD experience preferable

  • Excellent organizational skills and understanding of inter-departmental dependencies

  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to communicate at senior leadership level

  • Excellent relationship management skills

  • Broad commercial knowledge and a sound understanding of the business and sector, e.g. markets and carriers

  • Computer literacy and good working knowledge of relevant systems / computer software

  • Proven experience of managing a team of professionals and others, as appropriate to role

  • Familiarity with relevant functional and company-wide procedures, policies and guidelines

  • The ability to travel on an “as needed” basis if required



EOE, including disability/vets

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