Willis Towers Watson Global Health and Benefits Consultant/Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Global Health and Benefits Consultant/Project Manager

Date Posted: April 23, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Consultant/Project Manager within our Global Health and Benefits team, you will support our multinational clients in the delivery of consulting services to their headquarters and in the coordination of both local consulting and local broking services in the area of medical and other insured benefit programs.

Generally, Willis Towers Watson’s Global Health & Benefits (H&B) Line of Business helps our clients in the design, establishment, financing, operation, oversight and monitoring of their medical and other insured benefit programs around the world.

The Role

  • Act as the day-to-day contact that is able to provide updates on local country activities and proactively identify and escalate issues

  • Provide proactive advice around the opportunities to optimize the way benefits are managed globally (effective use of local resources, brokers, consultants, third party providers).

  • Keep abreast of changes in legislation, market practice or otherwise, to identify issues that clients should be addressing.

  • Support the use of technology, including BenefitsManager, BenTrack, BDS, BenVals and other tools to help clients to maximize the value from the information collected.

  • Identify opportunities for integrating our services with other consulting services offered by Willis Towers Watson and working with Senior Consultants to support the cross-selling of those opportunities.

  • Coordinating local consulting and local broking services

  • Work with the Global Benefits Center (GBC) to ensure updates to the status trackers and population of data in the appropriate benefits inventory tool or databases

  • Effectively manage projects using established project management tracker and technology to deliver a successful project across all countries;

  • Work with relevant parties (including the local H&B teams) to ensure local broker-of-record letters (or similar) and statements of work are in place;

  • With support from the GBC, engage in dialogue with in-country consultants/brokers as needed, to ensure local issues are resolved;

  • Participate in regular (as necessary) calls both internally and with the client to communicate progress and resolve outstanding matters;

  • Review local broker reports and other communications to ensure consistency of style and message, as appropriate;

  • Deal with issues that arise, and escalating as appropriate;

  • Ensure that the wider Global H&B team is kept appraised of issues and brought in to conversations as necessary;

  • Develop regional financial and stewardship reports, as required

The Requirements

  • At least 5 years of hands on experience in employee benefits, global benefits experience a plus.

  • A keen interest in the International benefits arena.

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work effectively in teams, including remotely with colleagues in other countries

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Strong desire to deliver to clients’ high quality results, consistently and a proactive approach to working with clients.

  • A keen desire to learn

  • The ability to deal positively with change

  • The ability to use MS Excel to manipulate and analyze data, as well as a working knowledge of MS PowerPoint and MS Word.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and experience living or working outside of the US is helpful.

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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  • Location:Houston, TX, USChicago, IL

  • Date Posted:April 23, 2018