New Business Specialist

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Client Consulting & Support
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66462 Requisition #
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 Client Benefits Analyst Senior position is primarily focused on providing technical expertise in the sale, placement, and service of employee benefits.  This position will work closely with the Client to provide strategic guidance, partnering as the daily go-to benefits professional. 

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • This role builds and maintains effective business relationships with clients through proactive client service, effective management of renewals, accurate and timely responses to inquiries, and ongoing problem resolution.  
  • Lead contact and day-to-day administrator responsible for assigned clients. 
  • Analyzes and interprets plan rules to ensure compliance with plan documents and summary plan descriptions (SPD). 
  • Manages special projects as needed.  
  • Contributes to policy and benefit plan development through review, analysis, and improvement recommendations. 
  • Maintains an ongoing effort to determine and maintain equity with current benefit trends and legislated requirements and programs.  
  • Serves as technical or functional expert.  
  • May provide guidance to lower level staff, but has no formal supervisory responsibility.

Additional Considerations:

Required:

  • Bachelors degree and 5 years related experience required.   
  • Understanding of the key challenges in employee benefit plans and current health care trends. 
  • Excellent client relationship-building and presentation skills.

Desired:
  • 2-3 years brokerage/agency experience preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects while ensuring timely and accurate client deliverables, with effective problem solving and resolution skills.  
  • Strong organizational, project planning and management, analytical, and multi-tasking 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.‚Äč 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.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.