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Senior Health Consultant - MERCER

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_037802-en

The Senior Health Consultant will lead strategic consulting engagements with employers of all sizes regarding their group insurance benefits plans, and will negotiate with benefits carriers and vendors to secure competitive plan coverage for these employers. Level of support provided depends on size of client as well as complexity and revenue of the account – at this level the senior consultant is the client lead and is often the Mercer relationship manager. To fulfill this role, the Senior Health Consultant will:

  • Manage different projects (renewal, request for proposals, redesign, program implementation, financial projections, etc.) from start to finish;
  • Ensure the quality of deliverables and respect of timelines;
  • Develop budgets and prepare invoices;
  • Act as the client’s primary contact for the work and preparation/delivery of results;
  • Act as an intermediary between clients and insurers;
  • Provide expert advice and strategic support for project management;
  • Work with Mercer subject matter experts to help clients with complex situations that require additional research or discussion;
  • Delegate and oversee the work of more junior team members;


  • BA degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or equivalent
  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries or holder of a representative’s certificate in group insurance of persons from the AMF
  • Ten to fifteen years of relevant experience in group insurance
  • Understanding of employee benefit plans and current healthcare issues
  • Superior analytical, strategic planning, communication, and listening skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple and complex tasks in a demanding work environment
  • Ability to manage, motivate, and mentor more junior level staff
  • Bilingual (English/French) - required

Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, through its market-leading companies including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

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