Willis Towers Watson

Actuarial Consultant - P&C

Posted on Jul 28 Arlington, VA 266 views

As a Consultant in the Corporate practice within Risk and Analytics, you will work on project teams focused on developing and delivering reserve studies, pricing/funding analyses and captive consulting activities for our healthcare and corporate clients. You will be responsible for data preparation as well as producing and analyzing initial results. You will work closely with a variety of consultants and senior project managers who will help you increase your knowledge and sharpen your actuarial skills – all while providing a blend of client facing skills as well. As a new project manager, you will bring order and process to the client teams with whom you work, and you will serve as a resource to analysts as you help them build their technical expertise. As part of our Corporate practice, you will be mentored by more senior colleagues with deep relevant experience.

The Role

As a Consultant, you will contribute to varied and interesting projects such as:

  • Self-Insurance and Captives – Pricing/funding analyses, valuation of liabilities, captive feasibility, and risk retention optimization

  • Predictive Modeling – Development and application of advanced predictive modeling techniques to help clients improve loss experience and enhance overall business performance

  • Analysis of Loyalty rewards programs for various industries

We are looking for a motivated, independent learner, looking to deliver exceptional performance in the following performance areas:


  • Assist with the reserving, pricing and capital management activities on client team(s)

  • Seek and participate in key learning and development opportunities

  • Maintain steady progress through exams

  • Prepare the first draft of reports for review by the manager on the client team(s)


  • Build strong relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

  • Train, mentor and serve as best practices resource for junior colleagues and new staff

  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels


  • Deliver work in accordance with project deadlines

  • Grow client relationships and forge new relationships; play an active role in client communications and delivery of results

  • Experienced colleagues will begin to serve as the project manager on some projects which includes:

  • Creating project plans

  • Monitoring progress to deadlines and budget

  • Increased client interaction

  • Scheduling and managing regular status meeting calls

  • Ensuring appropriate and effective communication among team members and the client

  • Delivering projects that meet or exceed client expectations

  • Increasing efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes


  • Meet chargeable hours targets

  • Perform work efficiently and look for process efficiencies

  • As Project Manager, support project profitability through effective project management

  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs

The Requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree required

  • Actuarial exam progress toward ACAS and/or FCAS credentials is highly encouraged

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel and Access

  • Programing skills such as VBA, R or Python and proficient knowledge of manipulating databases like SQL would be an advantage

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Well organized and detail oriented

  • Ability to respond to all communications effectively and in a timely manner

  • Ability to ask the right questions and seek help where appropriate

  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues; strong client service orientation

  • Interest and ability to think beyond the task at hand and understand how one’s work fits into the broader landscape

  • Strong analytical and integrative skills including ability to draw conclusions and identify trends from data in a logical, systematic way

  • Ability to work both independently and on client teams and enjoy a fast-paced environment

WTW may be subject to employment-related COVID-19 vaccination mandates from time to time in certain jurisdictions that may require certifying and providing documentation of vaccination against COVID-19 to work in a WTW office.

EOE, including disability/vets

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