Senior Associate – Absence Management, Disability and Life

May 8, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


As an Absence, Disability Management and
Life (ADML) Consultant you will be at the forefront of managing projects for large, complex
clients involving the design and management of the full array of group disability and broader
disability management programs. You will participate in new business activities and the creation
of new intellectual capital. You will position yourself to grow into a senior relationship
management and/or leadership role by serving as the pivotal point on all projects and working
alongside industry experts on cutting edge solutions.


  • Provide value-added consulting expertise
    on large, sophisticated ADML projects involving short and long term disability benefits, leave
    of absence programs, vacation/paid time-off, sick leave, life and accidental death and
    dismemberment insurance and related programs; sample projects include:
  • ADML benefit plan analysis, design and
    cost savings strategies
  • Vendor procurement, negotiation and
  • Audits of vendor performance (financial
    and operational)
  • Family and medical leave program
  • Serve as lead project manager and day to
    day contact for clients; materially contribute to project plan creation and lead the team on
    delivery; ensure progress against established objectives, budgets, timelines,
    deliverables and quality standards
  • Support the generation of new business by
    participating in prospecting opportunities with new clients as part of a broader
  • Build relationships internally and
    collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Review analytical work, mentor and
    develop Analysts and Senior Analysts
  • Contribute to the development of new
    intellectual capital
  • Contribute ADML and related perspectives
    to broader health and benefits projects including health management strategy


  • 7+ years’ experience and success in the
    design/management of large group disability plans gained in a consulting or brokerage
    environment; alternatively, similar experience in a consultative role gained at a carrier
    or vendor
  • Strong financial skills; prior experience
    in group disability underwriting or claims management strongly preferred
  • Proven experience creating project plans
    and successfully leading teams in execution of the project against plan guidelines
  • Demonstrated success in managing client
    issues and relationships
  • Desire and ability to expand
    relationships with current clients
  • Polished and well developed oral and
    written communication skills
  • Self-starter attitude and ability to work
    individually and as part of a team
  • Flexibility and proven ability to
    identify and resolve issues
  • Strong analytical, creative and
    integrative skills
  • Experience in training/mentoring junior
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills,
    particularly in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Availability to travel at least 15%
    (mainly day travel)
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably
    with significant quantitative coursework
  • State Life and Health license required
    within 90 days of joining

WTW may be subject to mandatory
employment-related COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Therefore, to the extent any such mandates
apply, you may be required to certify and provide documentation of full vaccination against
COVID-19 if you are hired in the U.S. If you accept an offer from WTW and are subject to a
mandate but are unable or unwilling to be vaccinated because of medical reasons or sincerely-held
religious beliefs, you may request a medical or religious accommodation. If you require an
accommodation, the Company will evaluate your request and work with you to identify reasonable
alternatives to vaccination, if available.

EEO, including disability/vets

This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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