Willis Towers Watson
Our work touches the lives of millions of people around the world. We are dedicated to helping our clients deliver transformative employment packages that measurably improve the employee experience.
Willis Towers Watson is recruiting for an apprentice to act as a Junior Project Manager in our market leading Global Services and Solutions (GSS) practice in London, with a focus on delivery of our Global Benefits Management (GBM) offering, but also the opportunity to get involved in other consulting projects.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a large, diverse and successful team. The GSS Practice has an enviable client portfolio that focuses on multi-national companies across all sectors, including Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Oil & Gas/Natural Resources, Retail, Construction and Engineering and Manufacturing.
The GSS team is dedicated to serving the needs of the headquarters of our multinational clients. Operating in the global market place means multinational companies face a variety of different business, cultural, language and regulatory environments. Our GSS helps these companies navigate these challenges. We advise multinational companies on certain specialist topics where the GSS has unique experience, and we also act as a single point of contact to help solve client questions where we draw on the expertise of all our colleagues from around the world.
The role of a Consultant in the GSS is varied and challenging, encompassing a wide range of different types of work. We group our services into four main areas as follows:
Multi-country coordination and project management
We provide expert advice and coordination for global projects including for example:
Strategic advice around the management of employee benefits
We provide advice to headquarters on the most efficient management of their employee benefits. Examples might include:
Technical expertise on global risk management
Supporting global reach
*** Please note that we do not accept multiple applications and you should only select and apply to one programme per year***
Level 4 Associate Project Manager Apprenticeship Programme
Closing Date: 31 January 2020
The successful candidate will operate as a ‘project manager’ with a focus on delivery and day to day client management. The role is primarily client and market facing with two main areas:
Key tasks associated with this role will be:
Working with senior consultants to:
Coordinating local consulting and local broking services to:
Training & Qualifications
This Apprenticeship is a 15 month programme where you will be provided on the job training and a highly competitive study support package for the Project Management qualification. You will be fully supported by Willis Towers Watson and our official government approved Training Provider throughout the duration of the programme.
There will be opportunities for further training for any of the following qualifications:
Sponsored by the GSS leadership team, our programme also provides access to senior mentors and a “buddy network” to support your wider career development, with ample networking and experience-building opportunities.
This foundational programme is part of Willis Towers Watson’s culture of learning, which supports career development for all our colleagues, from apprentices through to senior leaders.
Skills & Attributes
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