Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in Melbourne:
Senior Investment Consultant
What can you expect: The Primary focus for the role is to be a lead consultant, with responsibility for the provision of investment advice to (primarily) insurance-based clients who require the design and implementation of non-standard and/or complex solutions.
What is in it for you: 35 hour working week Flexibility in working from home and the office Professional environment where your career path really matters and is supported in our global organisation Great team environment with energetic and supportive colleagues Genuine work life balance
We will count on you to: Lead solution design and client delivery to ensure optimal outcome for the client and Mercer. Provide trusted advice to senior level clients on complex, significant and/or sensitive issues Identify and develop opportunities to grow and new business with both existing and new clients, engaging cross-LOB and cross-OpCo as appropriate Actively develop own and other’s capability through informal and formal learning opportunities Execute on agreed business plans to ensure revenue growth Support development of differentiated service offerings that leverage Mercer capabilities and assets Proactively support market profile and position Mercer as an expert advisor in the area of practice Demonstrate thought leadership through writing articles and POV’s, speaking at conferences and client events Assist in dissemination of key organisational messages
What you need to have: Relevant actuarial post graduate qualification and/or CFA desirable Demonstrated experience identifying insurance based client needs, developing appropriate solutions and successfully selling significant scale consulting interventions Demonstrated experience in engaging and effectively managing people in high stakes business development contexts Extensive experience in managing complex projects, including stakeholder management, solution design, directing project delivery, managing quality of client deliverables, and managing commercial aspects of project delivery Able to develop “trusted advisor” relationships with C-Suite level executives Able to work collaboratively with colleagues in other service areas on new and extended business development activities, client relationship management and delivery of integrated solutions
Mercer is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex (including intersex), marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Please apply using the link below, applications will only be considered from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal & Bankruptcy check prior to commencement of employment.
Advertisement open dates: 9th February – 9th March 2021