Marsh & McLennan Health & Benefits Consultant II in Austin, Texas

General Summary

Bring your passion and interest for healthcare to Mercer as the Health & Benefits Consultant. At Mercer you will have the opportunity to change how employers deliver healthcare to companies with multi-state, multi-million dollar budgets.

Come work with and learn from industry leading consultants. The team at Mercer will prepare you for a successful career and provide exceptional networking opportunities. The Health & Benefits Consultant is the cornerstone of Mercer, let’s make a difference together.


To fulfill this role, the H&B Consultant II will:

Provides financial, contract and/or administrative analysis, and manages portions of projects, including ad-hoc client requests of problem-solving on administrative and operations issues. Supports financial analysis and review: including underwriting, data analytics, and partnership with actuaries to support funding analysis. Contributes as a member of the consulting team in developing overall client strategy, interprets and presents benchmark data to client and ensures plan and program changes are properly implemented embody client’s strategy. Demonstrates project management skills and manages the quality and timeliness of deliverables and delegates to and reviews project work of more junior colleagues. Manages internal specialty resources ensuring client deliverables meet client’s goals and deadlines and delegates and reviews project work of more junior colleagues. Assists with the preparation, completion of peer review process and delivery of clear and concise client-friendly communications. Works directly with the client and manages the request for proposal (RFP) process with the health insurance carriers and internal analyst. Collects and reviews the analyst’s compilation of health benefits information from a variety of sources (such as hard files, electronic files, the client and carriers), responses from the carriers and the data in a template (customization depends on client plan types, funding, rate structure, etc), and reviews the transparency documents. Ensures compliance with professional standards including use of templates, client calendar, peer review, and transparency. Peer reviews the information, analyzes and interprets the results, edits and finalizes the executive summary report, and send this report to the client. Establishes necessary carrier/vendor relationships with appropriate contacts to serve clients in handling all administration (eligibility, claims, billing, plan implementation, contracts, plan changes and necessary amendments). Qualifications BA/BS preferred At least three years of industry related experience Knowledge of MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint) Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment Ability to partner and lead teams to deliver project objectives; ability to work independently and on a team Required to obtain and maintain appropriate licenses as required by state regulations and Mercer policies Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh,which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. For more information about our company, please visit us at:  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers R_011171-en