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Sr International Consulting Analyst at Marsh & McLennan Companies in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

The International Consulting Analyst supports the lead international benefits consultant in managing thework withmultinational clients on a range of international benefits issues and projects, including but not limited to, Retirement, Health and Benefits and Mergers and Acquisitions. The analyst will work with local Mercer benefits specialists around the world to research, analyze, and evaluate the employee benefit plans and retirement programs for the non-US subsidiaries of multinational clients. This may involve developing client strategy, interfacing directly with clients and developing vendor relationships. To fulfill this role, the analyst will:
  • Coordinate and manage the activity of local brokers, actuaries and consultants around the world in relation to our Global Benefit Management clients (i.e., clients that appoint Mercer as their broker for insured benefit programs globally) and global actuarial appointments.
  • Compare client information against benchmarks and provide recommendations on potential changes.
  • Support senior international consultants on a range of other international benefits projects such as retirement accounting coordination, design and funding, competitive benefit analysis, benefits for start-up operations, international pension calculations.
  • Understand and demonstrate project management and consulting skills such as: managing the quality and timeliness of client deliverables, helping to develop budgets and billing reports, participating in client calls and meetings as appropriate, and assisting with the preparation and delivery of clear and concise client-friendly communications.
  • Be the day to day contact and liaison for accounting consolidation project;communicate timeline and deliverables; consolidate information for review by more senior consultants; provide list of queries on local actuaries' input for discussion with more senior consultants
  • Act as a liaison with Mercer consultants around the world to draft responses to client questions on non-US benefit issues.
  • Provide analysis and support in relation to review and rebidding of expatriate medical insurance policies, and other benefit contracts for globally mobile employees and key local nationals.
  • Draft technical reports and other communications based on input from local Mercer consultants;liaise with Mercer consultants globally in order to provide initial draft responses to client questions on non-US retirement and benefit issues
  • Assist the project manager for significant multi-country benefits, retirement and M&A projects
  • Develop actuarial calculations and other analyses as necessary for review by more senior consultants

  • BS Degree

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We're in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees - whether we're designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people's current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we've turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today . Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

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