WTW Actuary Consultant in Overland Park, Kansas
Our Health and Benefits business helps large and mid-size clients control health and welfare plan costs, improve health outcomes and promote employee engagement through broad-based, state-of-the-art interventions. We provide solutions encompassing creative plan design, vendor evaluation and management, pricing and funding strategies, data analytics, valuation support, compliance and governance strategies. We also provide Specialty consulting services including clinical/health management program design, pharmacy solutions, disability/absence management strategies and claims audit services. Product based solutions such as our pharmacy purchasing coalition round out our broad-based suite of offerings.
In this role, you will serve as a project manager and in some cases the primary, day to day lead for large clients on issues pertaining to strategy and management of their health and welfare benefit plans. You will manage all aspects of key projects, including communication, budget tracking, key milestones and creation of client deliverables. You will assemble the resources and work directly with the client on complex, technical issues, plan marketing and placement initiatives, carrier and vendor management, and overall benefits and rewards strategies. You may also contribute to new business opportunities and lead new client implementations. This role also includes support for pursuit of ASA/FSA actuarial designation.
Maintain and cultivate client relationships at all levels, seeking to understanding their human capital needs and articulating WTW's employee value proposition, products, services and resources.
Contribute to employee benefit strategy: Analyze employee benefit programs and make recommendations to improve effectiveness of clients’ employee benefits programs/design, policies and practices, including leading strategic planning sessions.
Contribute to the sales process for prospective clients including value proposition creation, RFP/proposal development, participating in finalist presentation, etc.
Proactively advise clients and provide consistent client service.
Prepare for and facilitate client meetings (prepare agendas and materials, coordinate resources, etc.).
Understand, articulate and implement key WTW value-added resources (legal resources/file 5500s, employee benefit brochures and communications, etc.).
Coordinate vendor management and implementation, proofing contracts, updating internal systems, etc.
Maintain and cultivate strong carrier relationships to enhance WTW's position in the marketplace, including understanding and articulating current product offerings, trends and coverage options.
Associates or Bachelor’s level degree
State Life and Health license required
5+ years of health and welfare account management experience including some underwriting or analytical experience
Strong technical knowledge of health and welfare employee benefit plan design, insurance products, current trends and regulatory environment
Experience managing large clients (multi-plan/state, complex plans, etc.)
Strong client service orientation with ability to proactively understand client’s human capital needs and present/implement solutions
Proven experience managing multiple projects simultaneously and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation skills
Team player who takes initiative, is resourceful and is self-motivated to continuous learning and development
Computer skills which include proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as navigation within the Internet
WTW may be subject to mandatory employment-related COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Therefore, to the extent any such mandates apply, you may be required to certify and provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 if you are hired in the U.S. If you accept an offer from WTW and are subject to a mandate but are unable or unwilling to be vaccinated because of medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, you may request a medical or religious accommodation. If you require an accommodation, the Company will evaluate your request and work with you to identify reasonable alternatives to vaccination, if available.
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