Senior Consultant Health & Benefits


Morneau Shepell



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Senior Consultant Health & Benefits
Health and Benefits Solutions Consulting
Halifax, NS
Full-time permanent

Health and Benefits Consulting

Benefit programs are an important and highly-valued part of any employment offering. But understanding how much or what type of benefit coverage is necessary can be difficult. Our client relationship model is consultative and encourages continual communication. By providing you with the resources to support Emplpoyers in engaging employees in their health, we provide a path to better workforce health and productivity.

Our Senior Consultant works in a team and is responsible for providing quality benefits consulting services for medium to large sized clients.

Flexibility to travel within the region will be required as dictated by business needs.

Responsibilities include:

Maintains service and revenue accountability for medium to large sized clients

Analyzes financial and claims information relating to benefits plans, annual renewals and client proposals

Evaluates the cost and design competitiveness of client benefit plans

Negotiates service and premium rate agreements with insurance providers

Delivers presentations to clients; conducts client meetings

Develops creative and cost effective solutions to meet client needs

Reviews and provides advice related to benefit plan contracts and documentation

Ensures that quality control and service standards are attained with every transaction

Develops and maintains excellent relationships with clients, through regular telephone contact and office visits

Understands the client’s perspective and priorities, and works with the client to find solutions

Develops new business with existing clients and assists in obtaining new business with prospective clients

Manages the relationship between clients, administrators, insurance providers and other team members

Provides leadership and coaching for other team members

Leads internal training sessions to build knowledge of industry topics and trends

Participates in external training and industry conferences and seminars

Manages special projects as required

Acts as a resource to the Group Benefits Practice Are

Succeeding as a Senior Consultant will require the following core qualifications and skills:

Five to ten years of experience in group benefits or the group insurance industry

Post-secondary education and related courses in group benefits (CEBS) or actuarial sciences

Proven capability at the Consultant level, Group Benefits

Excellent mathematical and analytical skills

Exceptional customer focus

Excellent communication, project management, presentation and negotiation skills

Proven leader with the ability to motivate and inspire team members

Mentor and coach, who demonstrates patience and intuition

Extremely organized self-starter, flexible, highly independent

Good working knowledge of personal computers and software, particularly MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Morneau Shepell

Morneau Shepell is in the business of helping organizations help their people because we believe that engaged people are the driving force for society. Every day, the expertise of our almost 4,000 employees is recognized as essential to the financial security, health, and productivity of our clients and their people.

We're always looking for talented professionals and strategic leaders who will listen and work together with colleagues and clients to form long-term relationships and to deliver integrative solutions that fit.

As we continue to grow, we're presently engaging with exceptional candidates interested in a range of exciting career opportunities. At you can explore our careers page to learn more about the solutions we deliver and the great people who help us do it. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter (Morneau_Shepell, Shepell).

We are thankful for your interest, but unfortunately, we can only personally connect with those selected for an interview.


Alternatively, please send responses via e-mail referencing Job:12259 to Your resume will be forwarded

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