Willis Towers Watson Analyst in Irvine, California

Analyst

Date Posted: June 14, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

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.

As a Health and Benefits Analyst you will contribute to a wide variety of complex projects involving the design, financing, delivery, ongoing management and communication of the full spectrum of health and benefit programs including medical, dental, life, disability, time off and flexible benefits.

Excellence

  • Perform financial analyses including developing pricing and employee contributions strategies, modelling plan design alternatives and calculating reserves

  • Conduct benchmarking studies and other research; provide value added analyses and summaries

  • Analyze and compare vendor products, services and contracts

  • Design, distribute and evaluate responses to surveys and RFPs

  • Communicate and liaise effectively with colleagues regarding data collection and project execution

  • Prepare the first draft of deliverables for review by the consultant

People

  • Build strong relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels

Clients

  • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

  • Increase efficiency within client teams by identifying ways to improve processes

Financial

  • Meet chargeable hours targets

  • Contribute to sales and marketing efforts through your work on proposals and RFPs

The Requirements

  • Some experience dealing with the financials of health and welfare plans, ideally gained in a benefit consulting/brokerage firm or health underwriting or actuarial function (pricing/valuation) of an insurance company; additional experience with life/disability plans desired

  • Well organized and detail oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to ask the right questions and seek help where appropriate

  • Ability to respond to all communications effectively and in a timely manner

  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues; strong client service orientation

  • Ability to work both independently and on client teams and enjoy a fast-paced environment

  • Interest and ability to think beyond the task at hand and understand how one’s work fits into the broader landscape

  • Strong analytical and integrative skills including ability to draw conclusions and identify trends from data in a logical, systematic way

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Pursuit of CEBS designation, or health and welfare actuarial or underwriting training desired

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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Unsolicited Contact : Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location:Irvine, CA, USLos Angeles, CA

  • Date Posted:June 14, 2018