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Senior Consultant, Benefits

Company: National Financial Partners Corp.
Location: Warrington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are:

NFP, a growing employee benefits consulting and brokerage firm located in Warrington, PA and seven-time recipient of The Philadelphia Business Journal's Best Place to Work, is seeking an experienced benefits consultant.

The Role:

The successful candidate will join an expert team that partners with clients to design, implement and manage their employee benefit programs. Strong presentation and client relationship building skills, financial aptitude, solid attention to detail and seasoned analytical ability are the key skills that a successful benefit consultant should possess. Candidates should have benefits experience including but not limited to group benefits.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and day-to-day administrative oversight of all employee benefit products, including medical, prescription, dental, vision, basic life insurance, supplemental life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability and voluntary/worksite benefit offerings
  • Developing and maintaining multiple client relationships
  • Negotiate and prepare renewal reports and other strategic reports to include making recommendations and identifying alternative approaches
  • Lead clients through benefits analyses and other strategic planning processes
  • Financial analysis
  • Developing self-funded conventional equivalent rates
  • Budget vs. actual tracking/reporting
  • Claims and utilization analysis
  • Preparing RFPs and analyzing results
  • Analyzing self-funded medical and PBM proposals
  • Administration/technology guidance and implementation support
  • Compliance oversight and support
  • Resolving claims, billing and other service issues

Book Growth & Financial Management:

  • Responsible for client growth and profitability.
  • Direct management of team and client expenses.
  • Continually seek opportunities to cross sell services and products.
  • Actively manage and approve team costs and expenses.

Client Relationships & Retention:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key client stake holders and senior level PE representatives.
  • Understand client goals and objectives and provide strategic consulting to assist clients.
  • Develop high-level, multi-year renewal and marketing plans, healthcare reform strategies, and oversee annual renewals and complex presentations - often under tight timelines relating to the transactional need of PE clients and their portfolio companies.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide guidance to other team members.
  • Ensure client deliverables are on time, complete, accurate and conform to standard.
  • Serve as the lead on complex or escalated client issues or assignments, providing direction to junior team members as needed.

Employee Development & Team Leadership:

  • Provide leadership, direction, mentoring and support to client teams and direct managers on an on-going basis.
  • Delegate effectively to provide challenge as well as developmental opportunities to team members.
  • Accurately identify the strengths and weaknesses of team members and offer opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Continually provide updates and suggestions to training materials and conduct formal training to consultants at all levels when called upon by Senior Management.
  • Ensure all team members are entering and maintaining accurate and timely client data in CRM (SalesForce) system

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

  • Attention to detail and commitment to outstanding client service
  • Interpersonal skills to work with multiple clients and carriers
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time
  • Financial and analytical skills
  • Project management, time management and organizational skills needed to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Computer skills; proficiency with Excel and Word

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Risk Management, Business, Finance or a related field
  • 5+ years of group benefits experience working with a book of business

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Life, Accident and Health License
  • GBA or CEBS Certification is a plus

Keywords: National Financial Partners Corp., Philadelphia , Senior Consultant, Benefits, Other , Warrington, Pennsylvania

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