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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 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. 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. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

As companies struggle to improve business performance, they increasingly expect risk management to support the broader financial objectives. Willis Towers Watson understands the crucial link between risk and capital, whether you are an insurer concerned about capital management, a CFO focused on risk management or an investment committee seeking to balance risk and return. As a leading investment consultant, we help organizations manage investment complexity, establish risk tolerance and improve governance.

The economic and asset modelling team operates globally and provides investment analytics and consultancy to clients spanning the international insurance, pension, banking, endowment and private / sovereign wealth sectors. Our macroeconomic and asset models underlie risk and investment management advice provided to clients with over $4tn of asset exposure across a diverse range of products.

The Role

As companies struggle to improve business performance, they increasingly expect risk management to support the broader financial objectives. Willis Towers Watson understands the crucial link between risk and capital, whether you are an insurer concerned about capital management, a CFO focused on risk management or an investment committee seeking to balance risk and return. As a leading investment consultant, we help organizations manage investment complexity, establish risk tolerance and improve governance.

The economic and asset modelling team operates globally and provides investment analytics and consultancy to clients spanning the international insurance, pension, banking, endowment and private / sovereign wealth sectors. Our macroeconomic and asset models underlie risk and investment management advice provided to clients with over $4tn of asset exposure across a diverse range of products.

Job Requirements

The Requirements

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative subject (Mathematics, Engineering, Finance): MSc required, PhD preferred
  • Strong grasp of statistics, probability theory, time-series analysis and stochastic calculus
  • Some knowledge of asset valuation and risk management techniques, good understanding of simulation techniques
  • Familiarity with statistical computing packages (Matlab preferred) and programming languages (C# preferred).
  • Team player comfortable in a professional services environment with the ability to effectively debate and subsequently influence internally & externally at all levels
  • Enquiring and analytically minded with a logical and thorough work ethic
  • Ability to work on smaller projects with minimal supervision

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any basis.  We support flexible working and this role will be considered on a flexible basis.

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