Director of Benefits Consulting in Atlanta, GA with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Job Number: 36606


Director of Benefits Consulting


Job Description:

Our client, one of the nation's largest health and employee benefits companies, is looking for a Director of Benefits Consulting to join their team! The contributions that a Director, Benefits Consulting (Middle Market) makes to the company is to lead, coach, guide and develop the people in the department, enabling them to retain clients. This is a full time, direct hire position based in Atlanta, GA.


Responsibilities:


  • Understands thoroughly, and stays knowledgeable of middle market health & welfare benefits, including plan designs, legislation and emerging trends.

  • Effectively leads their team to retain book of business.

  • Meets or exceeds departmental annual retention goals.

  • Works consistently to build client rapport and trust, which includes phone calls and onsite visits.

  • Partners with carrier, client, and internal leadership to quickly resolve complex issues.

  • Acts intentionally to retain clients.

  • Communicates regularly with client team and leaders regarding vulnerable clients, lost groups, key contact turn over and case transition

  • Oversees organization of regular onsite training by carriers.

  • Responsible for the ongoing recruitment and hiring of team members. Consistently trains and coaches team members

  • Plans and implements an intentional one-on-one training for each new departmental hire.

  • Manages capacity and workload of the team

  • Acts as a point of escalation for team members

  • Provides ongoing training opportunities regarding industry trend, carrier products and consulting skills.

  • Monitors group case load and provides renewal updates each month to the management team.

  • Participates in Integration Week, which is a training week provided for all new employees.

  • Participates as a member of the Management team, including regular monthly meetings, strategic planning, reviewing client capacity and preparing for future growth and needs of the organization.


Education Requirements:


  • A bachelor's degree is required


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Applicable professional designations (RHU, REBC, etc.) are preferred.


Qualifications:


  • A minimum of three (5) years of significant health & welfare market experience.

  • Knowledge of the middle market health markets is beneficial; the ability to learn the field quickly is essential.

  • An earned and maintained Georgia Accident, Sickness and Life License is required.

  • Management skills - includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops skills and encourages growth in others.

  • Communication - writes and speaks clearly and persuasively in various situations; demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings; interacts with people well, on the phone and in person.

  • Knowledge of Zywave products, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Other software familiarity is beneficial as is the ability to learn various software applications.


Other Information:


  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status



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