Marsh & McLennan Investment Consultant in Dublin, Ireland

Investment Consultant – Delegated Investments Client Team Mercer’s Investment Business

Job Overview An exciting opportunity to join one of Mercer’s largest and most rapidly-growing business areas – delegated investment solutions. This mid-level / senior role within our Client Team will offer a wide variety of exposure and career opportunities. Mercer is a leading provider of investment consulting and delegated / fiduciary management services. We offer customised advice and support at every stage of the investment decision, risk management and investment monitoring process. In addition to core consulting, Mercer has developed a number of specialist teams thereby ensuring we offer a full range of services to our clients.

As well as providing investment consulting to a selection of our Irish clients, the candidate will be in a position to influence and further develop Mercer’s overall service delivery to Delegated Solutions clients right across Europe and Asia over the coming years. As part of the Client Team, the successful candidate will develop an intricate knowledge of Mercer’s investment research and fund solutions by liaising on an ongoing basis with operational, portfolio management and research teams, and help to filter this expertise across Mercer’s teams of field consultants and clients.

The role will facilitate exciting career opportunities within a dynamic and rapidly growing area of Mercer’s business driven by strong demand across new markets.


Managing a portfolio of clients on a day to day basis, providing proactive advice and recommendations on a range of complex issues.

Develop in-depth knowledge of Mercer’s delegated fund structures and solutions in order to explain and communicate to colleagues and clients.

Meeting clients to review current investment arrangements, discuss market /industry developments and potential changes to consider / implement.

Support and influence the development of Mercer’s overall client-service delivery across the entire Delegated Solutions client base, ensuring a first-class customer experience in a scalable way.

Support, guide and coach overseas Mercer colleagues/consultants on a variety of topics including performance analysis, strategic asset allocation advice, economic commentaries and PowerPoint presentations.

Liaising with wider operational, portfolio management and consulting teams across Mercer, including management of a wide range of projects as they arise.

Liaising with colleagues across business lines to achieve successful investment outcomes for our clients.

Delivery of investment output & documentation within critical timelines

Responsible for training and development of junior colleagues. QualificationsRequirements

a) Knowledge/background

Third level qualification with strong academic track record.

Knowledge and experience of investment markets across range of assets:

Would suit qualified / near-qualified Actuary or CFA holder b) Experience

Client-facing relationship management / consulting experience.

Proven track record developing client relationships. c) Behavioural competencies

Energy, proactivity and desire to see things done efficiently.

Team player.

Ability to communicate complex issues in a simple and coherent manner.

Attention to detail, and project management experience.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhausted list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Business/Unit Summary Mercer's Investments business is a leading global provider of investment consulting and delegated / fiduciary management services. We offer customised advice and support at every stage of the investment decision, risk management and investment monitoring process. The Delegated Solutions business, catering for clients who wish to delegate the implementation of their investment strategy, has grown very rapidly over recent years and governs over $60 billion in client assets across Europe. Significant further growth is anticipated over the coming years due to client demand.

Background on Mercer Mercer is a global leader in investment consulting and fiduciary management and provides investment related services to a wide range of clients including pension funds, insurers and private banks. The firm also has a significant global presence in human resource consulting and related services. Globally, across all business segments, Mercer has more than 20,000 employees based in more than 40 countries.

In Ireland, Mercer employs over 450 employees in offices based in Dublin and Cork.

Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. With over 50,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $12 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting. For more information, visit

Mercer is an equal opportunities employer