Health and Benefits Consultant

Toronto, Canada | Mercer

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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The Health Consultant will act as the lead consultant on some client accounts and/or support the lead consultant in managing larger client accounts. The consultant interacts with clients and develops relationships, is involved in developing strategies to meet clients' needs, and takes on the role of a trusted advisor. The consultant will also manage projects and lead teams in researching, analyzing, and evaluating medical, dental, life and disability benefits plans and programs.

To fulfill this role, the Health Consultant will:

- Demonstrate project management and consulting skills such as:

- participate or lead the consulting team in developing the overall strategy to address the client's needs;

- manage the scope, quality, timeliness and budget of multiple client deliverables;

- develop budgets and billing reports;

- facilitate and participate in or lead client calls and meetings;

- delegate to and review project work of more junior colleagues.


- BA/BS preferred

- At least seven years of Health & Benefits or related experience

- Strong, innovative sales and marketing skills

- Knowledge of MS Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint)

- Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

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

- Ability to partner and lead teams to deliver project objectives; ability to work independently and on a team

- Required to obtain and maintain appropriate licenses as required by provincial regulations and Mercer policies