Senior DC Consultant

Senior DC Consultant London, England

Full Time London, England 42000 - 90000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Senior Defined Contribution (DC) Consultant - Can be based in any UK/I location /flexible and fully remote working also available - London, Chichester, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Belfast

At Mercer, we understand that the market landscape is changing at an unprecedented pace. Customer and client expectations are constantly evolving. Companies are merging at historic rates. Technology is developing faster than the market can keep up with. That’s why we need to ensure we are leading by example and we do this by being true drivers of change through educating, providing tools and services to optimise employer retirement outcome. This role has been hand crafted to do just that!

Mercer can help design, plan, and manage customised defined contribution plans both globally and locally. We align organisational objectives with workforce demographics and employee behaviours to identify how employers can help improve retirement outcomes for their employees while meeting workforce management needs.

What can you expect:

  • Mercer’s Defined Contribution (DC) team is unrivalled and is the largest group of DC experts (including governance, scheme design, investment consultants, provider and technical researchers and technicians) in the UK. This exciting growth area of Mercer’s UK business is a key strategic focus and delivers both successful pension and savings solutions for clients and career opportunities for our talented colleagues. Our collaborative culture within the team drives and naturally promotes our successful growth of winning new business and maintaining strong existing relationships.

  • We are seeking a proactive, dynamic and experienced Senior DC Governance Consultant to serve as a lead consultant on clients delivering and promoting our services. You will help trustees and sponsors run their DC pension arrangements, be responsible for Global DC management, helping clients analyse their plans both globally and locally, and optimising plan design features. Clients will include corporate sponsors, trustee boards of trust-based schemes and governance committees of contract-based schemes.

What is in it for you?

  • Working with one of Mercer’s growing teams

  • A competitive basic salary plus a full suite of employee benefits including an excellent pension, Life Assurance, 25 days annual holiday, plus flexible benefits

  • To be part of a company with a strong brand and strong results to match

  • Flexibility on location/remote working

We will count on you to:

  • Be an expert in Defined Contribution Pensions

  • Serve as a lead consultant on clients delivering and promoting our services

  • Review calculations and work produced by junior consultants and analysts using Mercer software/tools

  • Manage your own portfolio by assessing the performance, trends, business insights to ensure we are servicing our clients at the highest level

  • Provide support and advise internal Mercer teams regarding defined contribution issues

  • Hold significant responsibility for proactive revenue generation of existing clients and extending the range of DC services provided by other lines of business as appropriate

  • Build new and develop existing business through maintaining relationships, networking, attending events, seminars and being a knowledgeable expert in DC

  • Contribute to future strategy for the team, working with the leadership team and local business leaders from other lines of business.

  • Act as a change agent by supporting and implementing Mercer business and corporate strategies as appropriate

  • Promote Mercer in the market place

  • Utilise our institutional investment experience to provide competitive and compelling investment options to all clients - this includes Mercer Workplace Savings (UK)

What you need to have:

  • Experience in a Defined Contributions Consultancy role (or similar)

  • Strong Governance experience

  • Relevant professional qualification such as PMI, FIA/FFA or CFA

  • Proven experience in managing projects and exceeding client expectations

  • Proven sales experience in developing new business from an existing client base and new clients

What makes you stand out:

  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and provider contacts at all levels

  • Show initiative and enjoy working in a dynamic team environment

  • Excellent client consulting skills


Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their sex/gender, marital or parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing reasonable support to any candidate with a disability/health condition to allow them to fully participate in the recruitment process. We welcome candidates to contact us at [email protected] to discuss any specific needs.

Senior DC Consultant
New York, United States
Martine Ferland
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Business Consulting
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