Benefits Consultant

  • 37446
  • Life - Actuarial
  • |
  • Illinois, United States
  • |
  • May 28, 2020
Consulting
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Understanding clients’ issues, anticipating clients’ needs, and navigating the various potential solutions.
  • Establishing rapport and building effective working relationships within client organizations.
  • Providing high level of creative, innovative and strategic expertise to clients and colleagues around the myriad of issues and emerging developments in the employee retirement benefits industry.
  • Applying an understanding of complex actuarial concepts, methods and applications.
  • Collaborating with others at the company to build and maintain effective and influential client relationships.
  • Leading and/or participating in new business development initiatives targeting existing and prospective clients in the Public Sector market.
  • 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.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within an employee benefits consulting and/or related professional services environment involving exposure to retirement plan strategies, concepts/approaches, design and implementation in the public sector environment.
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree.
  • FSA credential required.
  • 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 skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse audience of colleagues and clients.
  • Ability and interest to travel as needed to meet with clients and prospects.