Willis Towers Watson Health & Benefits Analyst – Toronto in Toronto, Ontario

Health & Benefits Analyst – Toronto

Date Posted: May 16, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Group Benefits Analysts are integral members of our client teams, providing critical support on plan management. You will contribute to a wide variety of projects involving the design, financing, delivery, and ongoing management of the full spectrum of health and group benefit programs including medical, dental, life, disability, time off and flexible benefits. You will interface with vendors and clients internally and externally, support client deliverables, and ensure quality standards are met.

The Role

  • Perform financial analyses including modelling plan design alternatives

  • Conduct benchmarking studies; provide value added analyses and summaries

  • Analyze and compare vendor products, services and contracts

  • Support the design, distribution and evaluation of responses RFPs

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

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

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

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

  • Support senior staff on projects to meet or exceed client expectations

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

  • Support new client implementations

  • Support project managers and consultants in the creation of project plans, monitoring progress to deadlines and budgets and communicating with team members and the client

  • Meet chargeable hours targets

The Requirements

  • 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 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

  • Sense of accountability; owning one’s work and taking pride in it

  • Self-starter; interest in continually challenging oneself and willingness to step outside of one’s comfort zone

  • 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 PowerPoint and Excel involving data analytics, interpretation and presentation

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Pursuit of CEBS designation, life insurance license and/or group health underwriting experience is a strong asset

  • General knowledge of Canadian government-provided medical coverage and/or Canadian group benefits landscape is a strong asset

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 believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson

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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JOB SNAPSHOT

  • Location:Toronto, ON, CA

  • Date Posted:May 16, 2018