Aetna Benefits Consultant (Health & Wellness) - 42939BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 42939BR

This position will sit in our Hartford, CT location.


We are currently seeking a Benefits Consultant for our Hartford, CT location; The successful candidate will manage the timely and accurate delivery of employee and retiree health and welfare benefits, disability plans, wellness programs and related services for active employees, retirees and their dependents.

Fundamental Components:

Participates in the delivery, and administration of Health, Wellness, Disability, or Retirement/Financial benefit plans and programs. Manages or supports the delivery and administration of assigned benefits. Participates in vendor management activities, in support of assigned benefits Understand and stays current on the demographics, habits and practices, needs and preferences of assigned consumer segments. Uses this information in the delivery of benefits, including Tier 3 problem resolution. Participates in reviews of communications and training materials. May lead the development and delivery of communications and training materials for assigned benefits Completes tasks in support of compliance with regulatory requirements. May complete tasks in support of identifying and using metrics needed to assess return on investment in benefits re: workforce productivity, and/or in consulting with business areas re: if/how benefits can impact their workforce productivity. May lead or participate in special projects, as assigned, in support of unit priorities and/or professional development. Applies LEAN thinking and process improvement


3-5 years experience in design, development, delivery and administration of employee benefits plans and services including related financials, applicable laws and regulations. Experience working with vendors.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Human Resources/Certified Employee Benefits Specialist is desired


Functional - Human Resources/Benefits Delivery - Health/4-6 Years

Functional - Human Resources/Benefits Delivery - welfare/4-6 Years

Functional - Human Resources/Wealth benefits/4-6 Years

Functional - General Management/Vendor management (non-IT)/4-6 Years

Functional - General Management/Process & quality improvement/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/End User


General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Service/Improving constituent-focused Processes/ADVANCED

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED


General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/FOUNDATION

Technology/Justifying the Business Case/ADVANCED


Opportunity to work in a challenging and a fast-paced work environment, problem solve and be a part of solutioning to improve the customer experience. Opportunity to consult, influence, communicate and establish working relationships collaboratively across the organization.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.


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Job Function: Human Resources