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Health & Benefits Consultant

Location: San Francisco, California, United States

Company: Mercer

Job ID R_040374-en

At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, developing investment strategies for retirement or aligning the workforce to impact growth for their companies


This is a tremendous opportunity to join our Health Consulting team.  In this role you will have the opportunity manage the scope, quality, timeliness and budget of multiple client deliverables.  You will be relied upon to lead teams in researching, analyzing, and evaluating medical / pharmacy, dental, vision, and life and disability benefits plans and programs.

Utilize your excellent communication skills to work with clients and develop & grow relationships.  You will be critically involved in developing strategies to meet clients’ needs, and serving in the role of a trusted advisor.

This role will also provide a high level of financial, contract and/or administrative analysis.  In this role you will establish necessary carrier/vendor relationships with appropriate contacts to serve clients in handling all administration (eligibility, claims, billing, plan implementation, contracts, plan changes and necessary amendments).  In addition,  this role delegates, guides and trains junior staff and conduct peer reviews in addition to providing resolution and guidance on appropriate ways to deal with challenges.

You will be an integral member of the team that reviews RFP information, analyzes and interprets the results, edits and finalizes the executive summary report, and sends this report to the client.

This will be a great opportunity to develop and maintain personal and working relationships with key client stakeholders to transition into the role of a trusted advisor and facilitate the sharing of advice and information relevant to the client, developing new and expanded business, and gaining client referrals.


  • BA/BS preferred
  • At least five years of H&B or related experience
  • 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 state regulations and Mercer policies

Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of ourcolleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer.

Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.  For more information about our company, please visit us at:  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers

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