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Marsh & McLennan Defined Contribution Consultant in Vancouver, British Columbia

The Defined Contribution Consultant works as part of our DC Consulting team, which provides a full range of services for sponsors of defined contribution pension and savings plans (e.g. Group RRSP, DPSP, EPSP, NRSP, TFSA). This role consists of working with plan sponsors to design their DC plans, select and monitor recordkeepers, structure and monitor the investment options offered to participants, and oversee the continued improvement of sound plan management. The ideal candidate should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to successfully interact with clients and prospects. The Consultant will also be expected to support a number of mid-sized clients as the primary consultant and assist senior consultants in managing a number of large size clients. Mercer’s DC consulting team uses a full suite of proprietary tools in the delivery of these services. The successful candidate will receive training on our full suite of tools and services. Specific duties and responsibilities: Demonstrate knowledge of defined contribution plans and their way of functioning, including regulatory and governance aspects. Discuss financial wellness strategies with clients and prospects Demonstrate knowledge in core investment strategies and support plan sponsors in selecting the appropriate investment structure and investment strategies Act as primary consultant for a number of mid-sized clients and co-consultant for a number of large sized clients Peer review reports, adding client specific information and ensuring client suitability Manage client related assignments and ensure on time delivery Act as reference point and collaborate with the recordkeeper in implementing DC plans Manage a variety of projects independently Qualifications and attributes required: Experience in client relationship management A bachelor's degree in business, finance, economics, or other business-related areas with strong quantitative and analytical course content A minimum of 5 years of work experience with Defined Contribution plans in the capacity of plan sponsor, consultant or relationship manager with a recordkeeper Superior communication and project management skills Ability to manage, motivate, and mentor junior-level staff 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 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. At Mercer, we’re creating a culture where you can bring your authentic self to work. When you join us, you bring your inclusive energy and enthusiasm to a team that values you personally and professionally – regardless of who you are, what you look like, where you were raised or born, who you love, or what your religious beliefs are. You are welcome here. Chez Mercer, nous favorisons une culture d’entreprise qui vous permet d’etre vraiment vous- même au travail. Lorsque vous joignez nos rangs, vous contribuez, par votre énergie inclusive et votre enthousiasme, à une équipe qui vous apprécie à la fois sur les plans personnel et professionnel – peu importe qui vous êtes, votre apparence, l’endroit où vous êtes né ou avez grandi, qui vous aimez ou vos croyances religieuses. Ici, la porte vous est grande ouverte.v R076197-en R076197