Senior International Benefits Consultant

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Client Consulting & Support
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67467 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: 

Provides global total rewards management consulting services for assigned multinational client accounts of low to moderate complexity. Offers tactical guidance based on subject matter expertise as well as manages client projects that focus on a variety of practices, including but not limited to, plan design, selection, implementation, and administration, compliance, retirement, investment strategy, and global mobility. Responsible for the development of global human resources policies including benefits, compensation, and remuneration plans, and mobility/expatriate programs. Advises clients on global and local country benefits - statutory, mandatory, and private. Services include benchmarking, renewal management, mergers & acquisition support, compliance reviews and multinational pooling management. 

Key responsibilities further include: 
  • Identifying, researching, and coordinating internal/external resources in order to resolve a wide range of international HR-related issues 
  • Coordinating the activities of local brokers in obtaining insurance quotations for plans in locations around the world
  • Developing recommendations to modify existing local benefit plans, implement new plans, and design benefits packages for start-up operations
  • Contributing to multiple projects while ensuring the quality and timeliness of client deliverables
  • Communicating complex matters clearly and concisely to clients and participating in client calls and meetings as necessary.
  • Collaborates 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. 
  • Will support on key projects and may lead smaller projects.
Required: 
  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years client consulting & international benefits experience required. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite 
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel.
Preferred: 
  • Solid business acumen.  
  • Strong project management skills.  
  • Experience with implementing retirement/pension programs a plus.  
  • Financial Analyst or Actuarial experience desirable.  
  • Client account management experience.  
  • Work history in some sector of the insurance industry.
Work Traits: 
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.  
  • Ability to build strong business partner relationships. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively.  
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  
  • Highly adaptive. Detail-oriented.
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.

 
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