International Consultant

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International Consultant

Mercer's International Consulting Group provides advice to multinationals of all sizes and covers a full range of services, including:

  • Spectrum of advice across retirement and health & benefits
  • Global benefits strategy and governance
  • Global actuarial services
  • Global broking and benefit management
  • Multinational pooling and captive strategy and implementation
  • Expatriate management, including consulting/broking on retirement, risk and medical contracts
  • Merger and acquisition work
  • New country start-ups

The International Consulting Group has a vacancy for a newly / part-qualified actuary who will provide consulting and project management for these services, and in particular will:

Coordinate the multi-country accounting of employee benefit plans, primarily under IAS19, which will include:

  • Acting as the day to day contact with actuaries around the world
  • Managing timelines and deliverables
  • Reviewing results submitted by other actuaries for technical accuracy and consistency with corporate standards
  • Consolidation of results in one currency and standard format using Mercer’s proprietary tools
  • Drafting of formal consolidated reports
  • Provide consulting and project management for range of international services as outlined above
  • Act as project manager for significant multi-country benefits and compensation projects, including benefit audits covering a comparison of client benefits with statutory requirements and market practice, in coordination with Mercer colleagues around the world
  • Assist corporate HR and Finance contacts with queries concerning international benefits and compensation issues
  • Support consulting advice on the benefits aspects of multi country merger and acquisitions across all deal phases (from due diligence to post-deal implementation)
  • Meet with clients on a regular basis, assisting senior consultants in delivery of project materials
  • Assist senior consultants with and participate in business development
  • Liaise regularly with colleagues cross practice and geography to deliver maximum value managing a multiple service delivery model


Skills and Experience Required

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent
  • 3/4+ years of actuarial experience in the pension or employee benefits field
  • Actuarial exam progress and commitment to qualifying
  • Excellent communication, analytical, organisational, planning and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of international benefits preferred
  • Additional languages valuable but not required

Job information

Firm: Mercer

Location: London