Senior Employee Health & Benefits Consulting Analyst
Marsh & McLennan Companies - Portland, ME

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Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the hundreds of job opportunities available through Mercer. Our core strengths place Mercer in a unique position to help our clients achieve the extraordinary - and extraordinary results require extraordinary people. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of

Marsh & McLennan Companies

(NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.

The Senior Employee Benefits

Consulting Analyst supports consultants who manage client accounts by researching, analyzing, and evaluating data from medical, dental, life and disability benefits plans and programs for employers with 100 - 5,000 employees. To fulfill this role, the analyst will handle a variety of tasks on the following topics:

Request for Proposals (RFPs): To complete the RFP process, the analyst gathers the health benefits information from a variety of sources (such as hard files, electronic files, the client and carriers), coordinates responses from the carriers and inputs data and maintains all appropriate documentation.

Client issues: The analyst will research client issues by contacting carriers and vendors on behalf of the client and determine when issues need to be escalated to a consultant.

Summary Plan Description (SPD) Reviews: Reviews the SPD from the carrier and compares it to the client's benefits for accuracy; follows up with the carriers to make any necessary changes are made.

Reporting: Collects claim and utilization data from insurance carriers on a monthly/quarterly basis and analyzes and interprets the data for trends; prepares customized,client ready reports to deliver to consultant for peer review.

Enters client data into various Mercer proprietary tools for creation of benchmark and underwriting reports.


BA/BS degree is preferred

One to three years health benefit experience required

Strong analytical and mathematical skills; strong command of Excel

Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment

Ability to work independently and on a team

State Life Accident & Health License must be obtained within three months of hire date

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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and...