The Employee Health & Benefits Consultant on the Enterprise division reports to Marsh & McLennan Agency's Managing Director of the division. In this role, the Consultant will be relied upon for insight and broad knowledge of health and welfare plans including all aspects of employee benefits for groups with 51-99 employees. The ideal Consultant will have knowledge of various health & benefit plan options available to small employer groups. This person will thrive in an environment where they can align a client's long term business strategies with their benefit plan options and are comfortable putting forth recommendations and presenting additional lines of business to existing clients.
Apply working knowledge of employee benefit plans including medical, dental, life, disability, FSA, HRA, HSA, COBRA and general HR questions
Develop and manage long and short range benefit strategies for clients, and foster strong client relationships
Serve as a subject matter expert to clients in areas of Health & Welfare compliance (i.e. HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, 5500, DOL, etc).
Manage the RFP process for new & prospective clients. As well as the Renewal and Implementation processes.
Manage the post-implementation process for all lines of coverage.
Coordinate, develop, and execute Project plans, as well as periodic presentations for specific client groups
Benchmark survey data for client plans, summarize and validate reviewed information.
Develop and maintain strong vendor relationships; may require local travel to client sites.
Become well-versed in all of Marsh & McLennan Agencies practices in order to articulate our services and value proposition to prospective clients & recruits
Support New Business/Sales initiatives and identifying opportunities including client prospecting and offering/conducting benefits assessments
Bachelors Degree; advanced degree preferred but not required
3 years of experience in brokerage or insurance industry experience with a thorough understanding of medical plans
Strong knowledge of multiple ancillary plans; dental, life, STD, LTD, etc., design, rate structures, funding alternatives and compliance requirements.
Excellent communication and presentation with advanced writing skills.
Proficient in Health & Welfare compliance (i.e. HIPAA, FMLA, COBRA, 5500, DOL, etc.)
LAH Licensure or commitment to achieving within 6 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.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to
Ability to prioritize client needs and work in fast pace environment
Must have the ability to multi-task and values collaboration
Ability to make recommendations directly to business owner