Health & Benefits Consulting Analyst at Marsh & McLennan Companies in San Francisco, California

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:

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.

Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position based in San Francisco, CA:

Health & Benefits Consulting Analyst

What can you expect?

  • Allows you to use your natural skills and learn new ones

  • Challenges you to deliver impactful solutions for major organizations and touch the lives of all the individuals who work at them

  • Provides you the opportunity to work with some of the smartest people in the industry

What is in it for you?

  • At Mercer, we're as invested in creating brighter futures for our own people as we are for our clients. To help you reach your full potential, we offer a culture, benefits and resources that support your wellbeing and career development.

  • The opportunity to work with some of the smartest and most energetic people in the industry, who will nurture, challenge and enable you.

  • A dynamic, collaborative and inclusive culture, where diversity is embraced - and you are celebrated and appreciated for who you are.

  • The opportunity to network, share views, and learn from others by getting involved with our Business Resource Groups: PRIDE, Women@Mercer, Racial & Ethnic Diversity and Rising Professionals Network.

  • The chance to make a positive difference in your local community by using your paid time off to volunteer through events organized by Mercer Cares, our community outreach and volunteerism BRG.

  • A huge variety of virtual learning and development resources to support your personal and professional growth.

  • Competitive rewards supporting your financial wellbeing, including compensation, retirement savings, stock purchase plan, and more.

  • Offerings geared at your overall wellness, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and fitness benefits, as well as life insurance and child and elder care programs.

  • Generous paid time off and a flexible work schedule that accommodates your home life and commitments outside of work.

We will count on you to:

  • Assist senior consultants with reviewing client needs, recommending suitable approaches, and helping implement benefit program strategies.

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret health care data for reporting to the client

  • Develop an awareness of the insurance vendor marketplace, plan designs, health care cost factors, and the renewal process for health and group benefit programs.

  • Coordinate the Request for Proposal (RFP) process on behalf of a client

  • Help write and structure client communications, including proposals, reports, spreadsheets, and presentations

What you need to have:

  • BA/BS Preferred with up to 1.5 years of quantitative work experience

  • Ability to exercise independent thinking

  • Ability to work at a fast pace, both independently and in a team environment

  • Capacity to multitask, manage competing priorities with strong time management skills

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Strong business acumen paired with intellectual curiosity

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

What makes you stand out:

  • Previous working experience with benefits

  • Advanced excel skills; Vlookup, pivot tables, macros

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

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