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Willis Towers Watson

Senior Health and Benefits Actuarial Consultant

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.

 

The Role

As a Senior Health and Benefits Actuarial Consultant you will lead large, highly visible client engagements involving the design and management of the full array of health and benefits programs.   You will drive the strategy and grow relationships with current clients, as well as participate in prospecting opportunities with new clients. You will also serve as the senior financial expert on select, complex projects.  You will serve as a key voice to the marketplace of one of the world’s leading HR consulting firms, and have the ability to contribute to the evolution of health care delivery in North America.

  • Serve as the strategic partner and trusted advisor to large, complex clients in the design and management of their health and benefits programs, including:
    • Benefit plan analysis, design, cost savings and funding strategies
    • Vendor procurement, negotiation and optimization
    • Incorporation of specialized health management, absence and disability management, pharmacy, data analytics and compliance strategies
  • Materially grow Health and Benefits revenue through:
    • Anticipating client needs and cross selling new solutions to current clients
    • Serving as the Health and Benefits expert in new client pursuits by crafting solutions to meet prospects needs and helping to close them as clients
  • Serve as the senior financial expert on select, complex projects
  • Oversee Consultants/Project Managers in the design and delivery of project plans;  finalize and present deliverables to clients
  • Contribute to marketing of Willis Towers Watson by speaking at conferences, writing articles and otherwise promoting the company
  • Spearhead the development of new Health and Benefits tools and approaches;  collaborate with executive leadership at vendors and clients in creation of the next generation of solutions 
  • Demonstrate extensive leadership ability by directly managing and/or mentoring other consultants

The Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience and success in the design/management of large group health and benefits  plans gained in a consulting or brokerage environment
  • Proven ability to generate revenue
  • Track record of success in managing and growing large client relationships 
  • Proven experience in successfully leading global team and projects
  • Superior ability to influence and collaborate with senior management and work across all levels of an organization
  • Interest and aptitude in keeping abreast of latest developments in health and welfare plan strategy and contributing to the development of new tools and approaches
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Availability to travel regularly
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • State Life and Health license required within 90 days of joining
  • Actuarial designation (ASA or FSA) required

 

EOE, including disability/vets

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