Do you want to be part of an strategic project focused on innovation and excellence, delivering client value? Do you love to challenge and support a team?
Then apply to become a Global Senior Benefits Project Manager and Team Leader at Willis Towers Watson! This role involves supporting our multinational clients directly and by working effectively with local colleagues in a variety of countries.
Specifically, you will be responsible for coordinating local brokerage and consulting services in the area of medical and other insured benefit programs , as well as supporting more senior colleagues to provide consulting services around all employee benefits to the headquarters.
You will be part of the WTW’s Global Services and Solutions (GSS) team and based in our Lisbon Service Center (LSC). The GSS team is dedicated to serving the needs of the headquarters of its multinational clients.
Operating in the global marketplace means multinational companies face a variety of different business, cultural, language and regulatory environments.
GSS colleagues get involved in four key areas as follows : multi-country coordination and project management; strategic advice around the management of employee benefits;
technical expertise on global risk management; supporting global reach.
The Role In this role you will not only help to provide and efficient, professional service to meet client needs and to promote the Willis Towers Watson brand, you will also :
Manage a small team of Project Managers
Provide data analytics, draft reports and presentations, update project trackers and work with the local country consultants and brokers to obtain status updated
Manage the clients’ benefits data which includes working with the Global Benefits center to populate data and being responsible that data is accurate and update on timely basis
Facilitate and project manage initial technology and implementations for the team
Support the global consulting lead, global project manager, and local / regional country consultants to deliver advice to the headquarters of our multinational clients on employee benefits matters around the world
Coordinate and project manage multi-country projects such as : global benefit benchmarking exercises, cost savings projects and governance processes
Help the global consulting lead and global project manager to provide proactive advice around the opportunities to optimize the way benefits are managed globally
Work with the global consultant lead and global project manager to deliver advice to multinational clients about financing of their risk benefit programs, such as self-insurance, multinational risk benefits polling and employee benefit captive work for feasibility study, negotiation, selection, implementation and ongoing support
Keep abreast of changes legislation, market practice or otherwise, to identify issues that clients should be addressing
Support other areas such as Global Healthcare & Wellbeing, Benefits Financing and Defined Contribution consulting
The person joining us will of course not only have passion and hands on experience with the employee benefits, they will also be an excellent team player who are open to lead under change and new ways of working The essential experience for this role is :
3 to 5 years of experience as a Project Manager / leadership role in a multi-project environment with the challenging timeframes and deliverables
Professional Project Management Certification (E.g. Prince), highly desirable but not essential
Proficiency in Excel to manipulate and analyze data, as well as working knowledge of PowerPoint and Word
A strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact across various levels, teams, and cultures
You will possess excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills as well as report writing be comfortable presenting at all levels
Self-motivation and the ability to work effectively in teams, including remotely with colleagues in other countries
Well organized and attention-to-deal with ability to prioritize conflicting work schedules
Secondary education (University degree is a plus)
Proficiency in English (written and spoken), other languages (specially French and German) are a bonus
Are you ready for a new challenge?