Health & Benefits Associate

Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc. Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 6 months ago

Health & Benefits Associate

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_053938-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 or developing strategies for retirement.

This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of the consulting team responsible for gathering, organizing, entering and analyzing data to be used for various client projects. This role will manage the client and vendor follow up in regard to missing or inaccurate information. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Health & Benefits Associate

  • Gathering benchmarking utilization or rate data from the vendors via a Request for Proposal (RFP); summarizes the responses from the RFP for presentation to the client by team members.

  • Collect design data from the client and current vendors needed for analyzing the impact of a client's consolidation and/or marketing of its healthcare plans; typically involves organizing plan design details and costs for further analysis by the team; responsibilities also include checking data for reasonableness and follow-up with vendors regarding missing or inaccurate data.

  • Learns the basics of products, services and tools - gain an understanding of vendor/carrier markets, basic underwriting and financial skills, products, services and technical tools, and intranet resources and participates in training courses, online learning, or through learning from more experienced colleagues.

  • Contributes to the preparation of client presentations - create basic draft presentations to summarize client data obtained from vendors consultants; develops charts in Excel to summarize data for use in PowerPoint;

  • Manages all client files- ensuring that the most recent correspondence and client information is documented


  • BA/BS preferred

  • Knowledge of MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Strong organization and time management skills.

  • 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

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, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. 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 our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit 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: 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:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers

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