Sr. Consultant - Health - 9961
Client looking to add a Senior Consultant on the Health and Benefits team.
As a Senior Consultant, you will lead client projects and relationships that provide H&W clients a different perspective by offering comprehensive solutions. These services can involve a variety of topics including but not limited to plan design, compliance and reporting services, vendor management and selection, strategy development, pricing and employee contribution settings or retiree health care solutions. You will lead H&W Consulting projects, coach other associates and promote teamwork.
Lead and present analyses and recommendation support within key client relationships, supported by a team of entry-level and experienced actuarial analysts, actuaries, and H&W generalists.
Build comprehensive knowledge of the client and their business and identify opportunities to expand relationships with additional solutions
Oversee and present development of health and welfare program pricing, budgets, employee contributions, premium equivalent rates for self-insured plans, IBNR and other actuarial liability estimates (adhering to actuarial standards of practices)
Lead and implement development of long-and short-term health and welfare employee benefits strategies for clients
Lead marketing analysis including RFP creation, proposal collection, and vendor comparisons; lead development and presentation of conclusions and recommendations to clients.
Lead team interactions with clients day to day
Mentor and develop less experienced associates and facilitate excellent team-based client service
Minimum 7 years proven experience in working with the financials and strategic management of health and welfare plans, preferably gained in a benefit consulting/brokerage firm or health underwriting / actuarial function of an insurance company
Strong critical thinking, project management and problem-solving skills
Strong client relationship management skills, including excellent communication and responsiveness
Ability to independently develop and facilitate strategy discussions; ability to communicate complex financial results to client stakeholders
Deep knowledge of health insurance and benefits industry, it’s practices and applicable laws/regulations, point solutions, traditional carriers partner landscape, PBMs and coalitions, etc.
Commitment to team collaboration and coordination, including mentoring less experienced associates and leading teams to facilitate excellent client service.
Actuarial exam completion and/or accreditation, a plus