Towerswatson - Kuala Lumpur KUL

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 45,000 employees in more than 140 territories. 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. 
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The Segment
Investment, Risk and Reinsurance
The IRR segment focusses on innovating and transforming the insurance industry. The team leverages on our technical and practical insurance experience to bring business solutions to clients. We work as trusted advisers and business partners to our clients to help grow and manage their business.
The Role
Overview of the role: As a Life Insurance Consultant you will take s strong role in supporting business development and work as part of a team on a wide variety of complex projects such as financial modelling, mergers and acquisitions for life insurance firms.
Performance Objectives:
Participate or take the lead in business development activities. You may be supporting in business development activities across all our areas of expertise, not restricted to life insurance.
Work with the team in developing go-to-market propositions.
Deliver superior, consistent project management for assigned clients
Draft statements of work, project plans and budgets involving multiple workflow streams and client teams
Serve as the day to day project lead, ensuring the progress of the team against established objectives, budget, timeline, deliverables and quality standards
Serve as primary, daily contact to clients on delivery of services
Manage client expectations and raise appropriate issues to Senior Consultants and Client Relationship Managers
Working as part of a multidisciplinary consulting or joint client-consultant team to analyze issues and develop value-added solutions
Interface with colleagues from other practices and regions on assignments that reflect the client’s broader business issues
Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of projects
Deliver high-quality work in compliance with Professional Excellence standards and proactively look for process improvement.
Develop a strong understanding of the Life Insurance industry in the South East Asia markets
Manage your time effectively between multiple assignments at a time
Contribute to sales and marketing efforts by drafting proposals and responding to RFPs
Meet billable hours targets
Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
Serve as mentor to project team associates
The Requirements
•    At least 8-15 years of life insurance experience in a consulting firm, financial services organization or life insurance firm
•    A track record of performing life insurance work as well as the ability to contribute to cross-practice client engagements
•    Proven experience successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget
•    Strong client relationship, interpersonal and team skills
•    Well-developed verbal 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," leveraging the resources of related practices to address the clients' business challenges
•    Availability to travel on an as needed basis