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Marsh & McLennan Senior Large and Jumbo Health & Benefits (H&B) Consultant in Dallas, Texas

The Critical Connection Between Careers, Workforces, and Business Performance Talent Is the Final Frontier The market landscape is changing at an unprecedented pace. Customer and client expectations are constantly evolving. Companies are merging at historic rates. Technology is developing faster than the market can keep up with. So what competitive advantage is left? The answer: People. Your people are your only irreplaceable assets, the ones who will make the difference now and for years to come The Dallas Health practice is searching for an innovative and creative Health strategist to support our ongoing growth. You will work with some our largest, most complex and challenging accounts. As a Senior Large and Jumbo Health & Benefits (H&B) Consultant, you will manage and advise client accounts for employers with 5,000+employees with their medical, dental, life and disability benefit plans and programs and negotiate with benefits carriers and vendors to secure health and welfare plan coverage for these employers. To be successful in this role, the Senior Health & Benefits Consultant will: Lead complex client engagements, including managing overall service delivery, strategy, financial evaluations, plan design, renewal, business placement, benchmarking and other studies. Develop sophisticated benefits design and renewal strategies and drive the development of strategy and solutions to address complex client issues Determine the full scope of services provided to the client and set roles/responsibilities within the client team Effectively communicate Mercer's point of view on latest industry trends to clients Be accountable for revenue/profitability for client accounts and projects. Monitor success of projects in terms of scope, budget, timeliness and client satisfaction Leverages appropriate Mercer tools and resources in the development and execution of client strategy Set strategic direction and create demand for new products/services in the marketplace Lead and participate in new business opportunities Build market presence by leading and presenting at industry seminars and conferences Establish effective carrier/vendor relationships to serve clients in benefits procurement and administration (eligibility, claims, billing, plan implementation, contracts, plan changes and necessary amendments) Leverage Mercer's size and reputation to negotiate highly competitive rates and coverage options from carriers and vendors Delegate effectively and provide mentoring to team members QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree 10+ years’ experience in identifying, designing, recommending and implementing efficient, innovative business solutions to clients' complex health care benefits challenges Renowned expertise and industry reputation in the health & benefits field Strong, innovative sales and marketing skills plus the ability to market organizational strengths successfully Superior analytical and mathematical skills, strategic planning, communication, and listening skills Excellent organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple and complex tasks in a demanding work environment Strong critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills Proven management skills in leading large, complex projects Ability to partner, manage, motivate, and work with other colleagues in a collaborative manner Completion of continuing education to maintain credentials as required State Health and Life Insurance Licenses required 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. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today . Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. 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: . 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 and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers. R073711-en R073711