Company:Marsh & McLennan Agency
The Associate Consultant provides insight and a broad knowledge of health, welfare & employee benefits to Marsh & McLennan Agency's (MMA) clients. This role sits within the Marsh & McLennan Agency's (MMA) Employee Health & Benefits Services practice. The ideal candidate with have a background conducting intermediate-level analyses and will be comfortable presenting their findings to staff and clients. The team works in a fast-paced environment that will provides challenge and reward for high performance. This is a great opportunity for someone with an analytical background with a desire to move into a client-facing role.
Assists Consultant(s) with all aspects of coordination, development and execution of Project plans and periodic presentations for specific client groups
Supports RFP process , renewal and Implementation processes
Benchmark survey data for client plans, summarize and validate reviewed information
Develop and maintain strong vendor relationships
Responds to/juggles multiple client priorities to ensure completion of responsibilities that have competing deadlines
Identify and understand negotiable elements of underwriting calculations for all lines of coverage. Exercise peer group and/or management review in this process periodically
Manage post-implementation process for all lines of coverage
Coordinates renewal process, census data, Schedule A requests and ERISA Wrap documents.
Gathers rate information and rate structures.
Responds to client inquiries through email, phone calls or other requests of information
Reviews plans for design accuracy and discrepancies.
Conducts initial research for client projects and works with vendors in coordinating information.
Assists with open enrollment communications and other employee related communications.
Communicates renewal/marketing results
Coordinates billing and claim issues between client and vendor.
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor's Degree and minimum 2 years insurance industry experience with an understanding of all benefit plans (medical, dental, life, STD, LTD, etc) design, rate structures, funding alternatives and compliance requirements.
Excellent communication and presentation with advanced writing skills.
Exposure to multiple areas of Health & Welfare compliance (i.e. HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, 5500, DOL, etc).
CEBS Certification or other industry recognized designations preferred.
LAH Licensure or commitment to achieving within 12 months of start date.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with all levels of internal staff & management, external clients, prospects and vendors.
Shared commitment to company values; Integrity, Collaboration Passion, Innovation, Accountability
Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.