Health And Benefits Intern - University

Willis Towers Watson San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 4 months ago

Summary of Role

Our Health and Benefits business helps large and mid-size clients control soaring health and welfare plan costs, improve health outcomes and promote employee engagement through broad-based, state-of-the-art interventions. We provide solutions encompassing creative plan design, vendor evaluation and management, pricing and funding strategies, data analytics, valuation support, legal compliance and governance strategies. We also provide specialty consulting services including clinical/health management program design, pharmacy solutions, disability/absence management strategies and claims audit services. Product based solutions such as our pharmacy purchasing coalition round out our broad-based suite of offerings.

The Role

As a Health and Benefits Intern, you will work beside some of the industry's top consultants while you progress toward becoming a thought leader of the future.

You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise.

You will partner with consultants to provide support on projects through:

  • Performing financial analyses, including developing pricing, creating employee contribution strategies, modelling plan design alternatives, and calculating reserves

  • Analyzing and comparing vendor products, services, and contracts

  • Designing, distributing, and evaluating responses to surveys and RFPs

The Requirements

  • Progress towards a Bachelors or Master's degree in mathematics, statistics, finance, public health, health management, actuarial science or any other major with significant quantitative course work with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0

  • For Actuarial students: Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams highly preferred

  • Work experience that demonstrates strong technical and/or client service skills (analyst type of internship preferred)

  • Passion for solving problems and sharing solutions to exceed the standards of the client

  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently, but also cooperatively in a close team environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights.

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.


upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Health & Benefits Consultant

Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc.

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-09T00:00 Health & Benefits Consultant Location: San Francisco, California, United States Company: Mercer Job ID R_040374-en Apply Save Job At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We're in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we're designing affordable health plans, developing investment strategies for retirement or aligning the workforce to impact growth for their companies Overview This is a tremendous opportunity to join our Health Consulting team. In this role you will have the opportunity manage the scope, quality, timeliness and budget of multiple client deliverables. You will be relied upon to lead teams in researching, analyzing, and evaluating medical / pharmacy, dental, vision, and life and disability benefits plans and programs. Utilize your excellent communication skills to work with clients and develop & grow relationships. You will be critically involved in developing strategies to meet clients' needs, and serving in the role of a trusted advisor. This role will also provide a high level of financial, contract and/or administrative analysis. In this role you will establish necessary carrier/vendor relationships with appropriate contacts to serve clients in handling all administration (eligibility, claims, billing, plan implementation, contracts, plan changes and necessary amendments). In addition, this role delegates, guides and trains junior staff and conduct peer reviews in addition to providing resolution and guidance on appropriate ways to deal with challenges. You will be an integral member of the team that reviews RFP information, analyzes and interprets the results, edits and finalizes the executive summary report, and sends this report to the client. This will be a great opportunity to develop and maintain personal and working relationships with key client stakeholders to transition into the role of a trusted advisor and facilitate the sharing of advice and information relevant to the client, developing new and expanded business, and gaining client referrals. Qualifications * BA/BS preferred * At least five years of H&B or related experience * Knowledge of MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint) * Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills * Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment * Ability to partner and lead teams to deliver project objectives; ability to work independently and on a team * Required to obtain and maintain appropriate licenses as required by state regulations and Mercer policies Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people's current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we've turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of ourcolleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer. Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity. Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers Apply Apply Later Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc. San Francisco CA

Health And Benefits Intern - University

Willis Towers Watson