Associate Consultant- Pharmacy at Alliant Insurance Services in Newport Beach, California

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Position at Alliant Insurance Services

With a history dating back to 1925, Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nation's leading distributors of diversified insurance products and services. As one of the 10 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., Alliant operates through a national network of offices providing property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to clients nationwide.

More information is available on the company's web site


Responsible for supporting the delivery of consulting projects to prospects and clients.


  • Works with Senior Pharmacy Consultants and other health benefit consultants to develop client strategies, participates in new business activities and prepares client deliverables;

  • Reviews Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) contracts and financial analysis of a proprietary Alliant pharmacy benefits purchasing model; works with team to prepare pricing models as needed to evaluate the proposals for clients;

  • Participates in client conference calls or meetings to discuss work product;

  • Educates local region staff on pharmacy topics and identifies key sales opportunities for coordination with pharmacy and local consultant resources;

  • Reviews pharmacy reports and identifies key trends with comparison to benchmarks;

  • Develops expert knowledge and experience of pharmacy best practices, market trends and products and services in the marketplace, in order to contribute to the development of new tools and products which deepen value with our clients;

  • Collection of fees, reconciliation and resolution of any outstanding balances within 60 days of invoicing date;

  • Complies with agency management system data standards and data integrity (enters and maintains complete and accurate information);

  • Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in health care or related industry or equivalent combination of education and experience

3 - 5 years of recent relevant experience in a consulting firm or PBM, or in actuarial, underwriting, pricing, account management, or consulting role in a Health & Welfare consulting/brokerage firm, PBM or health insurance carrier


Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical, organizational and prioritization skills

Excellent problem solving and time management skills

Ability to develop plans for execution of large, complex projects, seeing the big picture and leveraging other experts to contribute to the project as appropriate

Willingness to go the extra mile to produce quality work, as client-ready as possible, with a fine attention to detail

Self-starter attitude and ability to work with ambiguity

Flexibility to work in a fast paced environment with consultants who maintain busy travel schedules

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to work with large data sets in Excel, Access, or other large data manipulation software a plus

We are proud to provide comprehensive, high quality employee programs to meet employees' needs now and in the future, including a very competitive financial package. We encourage you to explore what we have to offer.

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Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

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