International Senior Benefits Consultant

54823 Requisition #
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Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

Position Summary:

The senior international benefits consultant provides clients with advice regarding global and local country benefits - statutory, mandatory, and private.  Services include: benchmarking, renewal management, mergers & acquisition support, compliance reviews and multinational pooling management.  Liaise with local country benefit brokers to provide these services.  Act as an extension of the client’s staff, fielding day-to-day questions regarding non-US employees.  Manage delivery of the determined service plan.  Produce and present client-facing documents.  Schedule and attend client meetings and conference calls.  Manage a multi-tasking desk with numerous ongoing projects in a highly transactional client services environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Has both account management and production responsibilities (hybrid role).
  • Has both renewal/retention and new business goals.
  • Responsible for the combined functions of the development and successful acquisition on new business revenue from new and existing clients and providing a high level of client service to assigned accounts.

Additional Considerations: 

  • Works successfully in a team-based environment, collaborative and accountable while working predominately independently.
  • Interfaces/consults with other team members to recommend solutions/provide technical reports on various client issues.
  • Completes analysis, data collection, market practice comparisons, drafting of presentations, and work directly with vendors on benefits-related projects.
  • Identifies, researches, and coordinates internal / external resources in order to resolve a wide range of international HR-related issues.
  • Coordinates the activities of local brokers in obtaining insurance quotations for plans in locations around the world.
  • Develops recommendations to modify existing local benefit plans, implement new plans, and design benefits packages for start-up operations.
  • Manages multiple projects with minimal guidance to ensure the quality and timeliness of client deliverables.
  • Communicates complex matters clearly and concisely to clients and participate in client calls and meetings as necessary.
  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience
    High School Diploma/GED and 8 years related experience required.
  • Insurance License required.
  • Professional designation such as Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) or Associate in Risk Management (ARM) preferred. 
Work Traits:
  • Excellent sales capabilities.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization.
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure.

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.​ Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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