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Benefits Consultant at Segal Group Inc in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





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 Benefits Consultant will support and grow a book of business with emphasis in the Multiemployer market, the Public Sector market, or both.

The Opportunity: The individual will step into a multi-faceted role that offers the opportunity to work directly with clients in contributing to the growth of our client services.

The Role: The role of a Benefits Consultant includes client management, project management and new business development.  The Benefits Consultant has the primary relationship accountability for assigned or procured clients, overall servicing responsibility, and client satisfaction. In addition to maintaining positive relationships, the Benefits Consultant will collaborate with others across Segal to provide clients with a full array of our consulting services.  Key accountabilities include:


  • Understanding clients’ issues, anticipating clients’ needs (aka: staying ‘ahead of the game’), and navigating the various potential solutions,

  • Establishing rapport and building effective working relationships within client organizations,

  • Providing creative, innovative and strategic expertise to clients and colleagues around the issues and emerging developments in the employee health benefits and retirement benefits industries,

  • Collaborating with others at Segal to build and maintain effective and influential client relationships, and

  • Leading and/or participating in new business development initiatives targeting existing and prospective clients.

The Benefits Consultant guides client service teams and plays a proactive role in mentoring and developing staff, contributing to the overall intellectual and professional development within the teams.


 

Key Requirements: The qualified candidate must have:


  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience within an employee benefits consulting and/or related professional services environment involving exposure to health and/or retirement plan strategies, concepts/approaches, design and implementation,

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree,

  • Ability to step immediately 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,

  • Skill of delivering/presenting complex information into actionable terms that clients will grasp and be able to act upon,

  • Ability to analyze and identify issues to develop solutions,

  • Effective interpersonal and communication (verbal/written) skills,

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse audience of colleagues and clients, and

  • Ability and interest to travel as needed to meet with clients and prospects.


 

Affirmative Action/Diversity Inclusion at Segal:

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.