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Employee Benefits Consultant

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

PwC continues to invest and grow our Workforce business across the UK. This is an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing pensions team as an employee benefits specialist, working closely with our DC & DB pension consulting and Risk & Regulation teams.Our Employee Benefits team sits within our Workforce network, as part of our wider Tax and Legal practice. Workforce is built up of specialist teams who provide advice and support to manage organisational and people challenges, delivering tailored solutions to each of our clients.As part of the Employee Benefits team, you'll help clients ensure that their benefits and the way their employees are provided for is aligned to corporate strategy, is cost effective and best supports employee wellbeing, performance and retention. The employee benefits landscape is constantly changing. Your knowledge will help high-profile organisations, entrepreneurs and family businesses understand complex rules and make informed decisions of the impacts on their employees.You'll experience a unique opportunity to develop your career as you support corporate clients in a variety of ways, helping them solve complex and technical issues as well as advising on the overall design/provision of their pension offering. As a Senior Manager within the business, you'll have the opportunity to influence the shape of the business, including proposition development and leadership. You will actively contribute to the growth of the business and drive new revenue streams.
As part of the team you'll be actively encouraged to consult, to share specialist knowledge and new ideas as we continue to innovate to deliver best in class service. Responsibilities include the following;

  • Lead the delivery of employee benefits projects to a broad range of different clients.
  • You will manage a portfolio of existing clients, dealing with all client activity, review/preparation of reports, communications, provider contracting terms, etc. Maintain regular client contact, acts as a primary point of contact or point of escalation.
  • Delegate work to Managers and Senior Associates within the Workforce team, providing relevant training, ongoing support and personal development.
  • Use your initiative and liaise effectively with other consultants, playing a key role in managing and developing clients.
  • Manage ongoing relationships with the providers, act as a main point of contact and monitor activity.
  • Undertake internal risk management activity to support new projects, working with the Client Administrators to ensure all risk is maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with internal processes including any FCA regulated activity.
  • Provide business development support, helping drive client campaigns and proactively drive opportunities and the overall proposition.

Essential skills and experience
  • Experience with Employee Benefits (including flexible benefits). Great knowledge and technical awareness of EB products (Healthcare and Risk).
  • Experience of advising clients regarding their UK Healthcare arrangements, including trust-based and insured schemes.
  • Experience of advising clients regarding their UK group risk products, including knowledge of individual insurance arrangements.
  • Experience of advising clients around global benefits provision.
  • Demonstrate the ability to be consultative and pragmatic in client strategy and delivery.
  • Knowledge of employee benefits market trends, within the UK and globally.
  • Excellent presentation skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to distil technical language (industry jargon) for non-experts (clients and colleagues).
  • Experience with managing people, including oversight of work, delivery, coaching and collaboration.


Our values define how we do things. And our purpose is why we exist - now more than ever - to build trust in society and solve important problems for our clients and our communities. In a world we no longer recognise, we need to rely on the strength and agility of our people to help us to navigate these uncertain times.

We're committed to ensuring that care and our people's wellbeing remains central to our culture. While we may not know what’s ahead, we can do all we can to help shape the future. As we continue to navigate this unprecedented time, it’s important that we support our people, to help them take care of themselves and to ensure the right support is available when it’s needed.

For now, we ask you to join our talent network and stay in touch with what’s happening in real time, including new possibilities as they arise. Visit our website for more information on how we’re responding to this pandemic and what changes we’re making to our recruitment process. 

Stay safe and stay connected in this rapidly changing world.


Opportunities are at the heart of a career with us.   Opportunities for you to sharpen your skills, collaborate with experts, build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

Our offer to you...

·         Be part of the world’s leading professional services network and enjoy the benefits that come with that.

·         Meet and collaborate with highly talented people from diverse backgrounds, developing new ways of thinking, creating value for you, for PwC and for our clients.

·         Work in a challenging and stimulating environment where you’ll be inspired to reach your full potential.

·         Identify and develop your skills, build on your existing strengths and discover new ones you didn’t know you had. Watch your expertise and influence grow with us.


The PwC deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all offer the same deal.  The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  All whilst making an impact in a place where people, quality, and value, mean everything.  Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.


What you need to bring to us

Your intellect, willingness to learn, ability to build relationships, put yourself in others’ shoes, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.

The skills, insights and connections you develop at PwC are career defining wherever your career may take you. It’s the opportunity of a lifetime. Take it.



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