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Senior Consultant at Segal Group Inc

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

For nearly 80 years, Segal has been providing employee benefits, retirement plan investment advisory and human resources consulting for multiemployer trust funds, corporations and public sector organizations. Segal is an independent, privately and employee-owned firm. Our independence allows us to provide unbiased consulting services for our clients. Headquartered in New York City, Segal has offices throughout the United States and in Canada. We are a smaller organization that provides a more intense and broader exposure for development purposes within a culture that is highly collegial and team-oriented. You will work with colleagues who are smart, professional, talented and...nice people. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package that includes a defined benefit and matching 401(k) retirement plans.

About Segal Group (Segal):

For nearly 80 years, Segal has been providing employee benefits, retirement plan investment advisory and human resources consulting for multiemployer trust funds, corporations and public sector organizations. Segal is an independent, privately and employee-owned firm. Our independence allows us to provide unbiased consulting services for our clients. Headquartered in New York City, Segal has offices throughout the United States and in Canada. We are a smaller organization that provides a more intense and broader exposure for development purposes within a culture that is highly collegial and team-oriented. You will work with colleagues who are smart, professional, talented and...nice people. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package that includes a defined benefit and matching 401(k) retirement plans.


 
The Opportunity:
The individual will step into a multi-faceted role that includes:



  • The opportunity to have a significant and positive impact on the continued growth of the business in the geographic area centered in East/Central Texas and surrounding states.



  • An expectation that the consultant will develop into a key contributor within all of our markets.



  • Client management, project management and new business development.



  • Collaborating closely with management and staff members at all levels and within technical practices to deliver consulting services and to develop and implement strategic and innovative plans to market and sell our full-range of consulting services to clients and prospects.



  • Overseeing the servicing of key client relationships and serving as a team leader and/or project manager in the delivery of benefit consulting services.


The Role:


The role includes primary relationship accountability for clients and overall responsibility for servicing and client satisfaction. A key part of the role also includes:




  • Maximizing the profitability of client relationships, through both account management of current assignments, on behalf of the Firm, as well as expanding our relationship, e.g. cross selling other services of the Segal Group.



  • Collaborating with others at Segal to: build and maintain effective and influential relationships within the client organization; develop and implement strategies to provide high quality, creative and integrated consulting services to clients; lead and/or participate in new business development initiatives targeting existing and prospective clients organizations; provide a high level of creative, innovative, technical expertise to colleagues and clients around the myriad of issues and emerging developments in the industry.



  • Directing and guiding client teams and actively mentoring and developing staff, contributing to the overall intellectual and professional development within the teams.  This aspect is particularly important given that technical support will be provided from offices other than Houston.


Key Requirements:



  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree.



  • A minimum of 10 years of experience within an employee benefits consulting and/or related professional services or corporate environment involving significant exposure to health plan strategies, concepts/approaches, design and implementation.



  • The ability to immediately step into a direct client contact role.



  • Strong business acumen and leadership ability.



  • Demonstrated success as a relationship builder/collaborator.



  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing client relationships.



  • Effective interpersonal and communication (oral/written) skills; prepares clear, concise reports and proposals that require little editing; can write and deliver effective reports and presentations on routine and complex subjects; able to provide non-technical explanations of technical matters.



  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse audience of colleagues and clients (in multiple Segal offices); and ability to travel, as needed, to meet with clients and prospects throughout the Region.



  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and identify problems and develop solutions in routine and complex situations.



  • Is regarded by colleagues and clients as a knowledgeable and trusted advisor.



  • Able to scope and plan resource requirements and manage project performance within budget, quality and timing guidelines.


At Segal, we are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, as demonstrated through our recruitment, retention and employee development programs. We maintain an environment that respects and builds on the assets and talents of each person, valuing their differences. We also engage in good faith efforts to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strict compliance with applicable laws, and consider all qualified candidates for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or medical condition, protected veteran or military status, criminal record history, marital status, or status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We also engage in affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and protected veterans. Maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is a win/win, and provides Segal with the opportunity to leverage our top talent to provide innovative solutions to our clients.