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Administration, actuarial and consulting for employee health, life, accident, dental, disability, etc. and retiree medical plans. Responsibilities may include actuarial valuations, plan design, claim analysis, network development, government reporting, compliance, special studies, investment services, investment policy, asset allocation, performance measurement, business proposals and cultivating new clients.

Listed below are some of our current positions:


Client Service Manager

Seattle, WAPOSITION FILLED

Client Service Manager is responsible for managing Health & Welfare administration outsourcing services to clients in three primary areas:
1. Manage client relationships, including client expectations.
2. Work with the Benefit Analysts to deliver on client expectations, including the annual enrollment process.
3. Manage projects involving web enhancements or program interfaces with clients and carriers/TPAs.

Responsibilities:

• Work directly with assigned clients to ensure satisfaction with services provided to them.
• Manage the administration team for ongoing client service.
• Work with supervisor of the Benefits Service Center (call center) to ensure participant services are consistent with client expectations.
• Coordinate client annual enrollment requirements, including service and programming changes.
• Work with the Health & Welfare Administration Outsourcing Practice Manager to identify and implement process enhancements and efficiencies; manage the process to ensure project moves to timely completion and integration into client services.
• Assist with new client implementation from beginning of implementation through final handoff to Benefit Analysts and Service Center representatives for day-to-day management.
• Participate in marketing and sales activities – RFPs and presentations.

Responsibilities extend to promoting continuous improvement in administration services.
Some travel to client sites is required.

Experience Needed:

• 5+ yrs. experience with Health & Welfare administration
• Highly motivated individual looking for senior leadership opportunities
• Bachelor Degree - Human Resources or Business
• Knowledge of SQL and Access
• HRIS experience
• Project management skills and experience
• CEBS designation a plus, or progress towards CEBS designation
• Experience with dependent audits

Salary: 70K to 100K + bonus up to 15% (based upon experience & knowledge)


Principal

Houston, TXPOSITION FILLED

Market-facing Principal must bring fire, passion and imagination to create bold, innovative and distinct Client solutions, resulting in reduction of healthcare financial trends. Principal is responsible for contributing to the revenue growth and financial performance of the H&W Practice, including developing new Health and Welfare business with emphasis on 10,000+ lives organizations.

• Act as senior advisor and expert subject matter resource to large Clients.
• Participate in the financial success by being a major contributor to marketing, product development, and thought leadership efforts, with at least 350 annual billable hours, contributing 15+% annually to the earnings before interest and taxes.
• Responsible for generating $1M new business each year.
• Provide guidance and direction to associates ensuring work focus is correct and work is delivered on time, on budget, at the highest quality standards, ensuring Client engagements are efficiently staffed.
• Responsible for the overall quality of service provided to clients including quality and timeliness of work, professional client relationships and appropriate billings.
• Introduce other lines of business to existing clients and effectively coordinate delivery of all resources.
• Responsible for maintaining profitability of all accounts.
• Assist the local practice leader to develop strategic business plans for the local practice to support the strategic direction and local markets.
• Maintain awareness of industry, market and competitive trends to leverage services provided and to aggressively grow revenue.
• Attract and motivate high quality employees.
• Work closely with HR, Finance and other internal functions to coordinate operations and support services provided to the H&W Practice, promoting teamwork within the organization.
• Provide H&W services to clients of other Account Executives as requested.

Experience Needed:

10+ years of progressively responsible positions in employee benefits consulting with a consulting firm.
• Perceived as a leader throughout the industry.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to negotiate contracts, prepare and make sales presentations and effectively interact with clients and staff.
• Excellent analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, listening and management skills.
• Excellent team player with willingness to manage remote and virtual staff.

Bachelor’s degree in Math, Finance, Business Administration or Human Resources, Masters preferred.
CEBS designation preferred and participation in a professional organization specific to business a plus.

Salary: 200K to 250K + 40% target bonus (based upon experience & knowledge)


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