Senior-level position within Willis Towers Watson, managing a team of all levels of Client Service Managers. This person will also be responsible for providing strategic relationship management and consultative services to their own book of clients. The key areas of this role include development and oversight of members of your team as well as consulting and managing your own individual clients. This role will require a business-oriented leader who recognizes changing market dynamics and can effectively partner with a variety of internal Willis Towers Watson associates including consultants, actuaries, and other client-facing associates to ensure client satisfaction. The Associate Director must be a subject matter expert in Medicare, Health Reimbursement Arrangements and the internal processes related to our business. This is a remote position, but must be within reasonable distance to a local Willis Towers Watson office and major airport.
Retaining, growing and managing large account portfolios, working with service delivery teams
Building credibility and maintaining trust by developing and implementing new solutions as the subject matter expert
Demonstrating a consultative client approach, with an ability to recognize what actions will demonstrate strong partnership to the client base, by developing a deep understanding of the client's needs and business issues to incorporate into wider solutions
Consult on service, communication and funding strategies to various levels of client management, including senior level human resources and C-suite representatives
Prepare, analyze and present operational and financial data effectively to clients and consultants
Analyze and interpret statistical reports and all other available benefits data directly or through internal or external partners
Work closely with supporting areas to oversee administration, ensuring service delivery meets contract requirements
Respond to customer needs and proactively identify potential customer concerns to ensure client satisfaction and retention
Prepare, analyze and present reporting to both clients and internal partners
Manage and train a high performing team
Ability to work in fast-paced, high email volume environment with seasonal fluctuations in workload
Bachelor's degree required
7+ years of insurance industry experience related to servicing accounts
7+ years' experience successful managing an employer/client book of business
2+ years working as a Client Service Manager within Individual Marketplace
Must have experience within the healthcare benefits administration or medical insurance industry that has provided you knowledge of medical insurance and/or Medicare insurance products (Medicare industry knowledge is a huge plus)
Must have a strong consultative approach to problem-solving and project management, and a desire to exceed client expectations at every turn
Ability to build, maintain and manage multiple client relationships and projects at the most senior levels within client organizations and ensure quality deliverables.
Ability to influence key stakeholders (internal and external) via formal and informal channels
High level of business acumen
Ability to coordinate teams across WTW segments
Team-oriented and collaborative
Availability to travel on an as needed basis
Executive presence with polished and well developed oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to deliver strong presentation skills
Microsoft office competency required (PowerPoint and Excel a must)
Experience with call center operations is a plus
Experience with JIRA, Salesforce, Smartsheet, Confluence a plus
State life and health license a plus
CEBS, GBA, PHR, CLUE or equivalent a plus
Funding concepts experience a plus
Regulatory environment of employee benefits plans
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