Health Insurance Broker Consultant

Reference: NO234
Sector: Insurance
Job Type: Permanent
Consultant: Noreen O'Keeffe
Noreen O'Keeffe

The Opportunity

We are working with our client, a large corporate broker, to recruit a Health and Benefits Broker Consultant who will work with their clients on the provision of all aspects of the clients Group Risk & Employees benefits.

The Role

  • Working closely with the other consultants and administrators within the team.
  • Proactively update own knowledge of changes in legislation through talking to other associates and reading appropriate news briefs/publications. Apply this knowledge to day-to-day work.
  • Manage group risk and healthcare benefit providers for own client base using negotiation and influencing skills as appropriate.
  • Liaise with pension administrators & retirement consultants where required when dealing with risk benefits under the pension scheme trust instrument.
  • Servicing and retaining existing clients with a high level of service and credibility.
  • Plan and organise renewals, utilising technology including CRM and workflow systems.
  • Design and redesign benefits.
  • Liaise with providers and insurers for information.
  • Assist with re-broking exercises, analysis and verification of providers’ contract terms.
  • Deal with queries from clients and employees.
  • Maintain quality control procedures through Professional Excellence.
  • Undertake governance audits to mitigate risks.
  • Look to broaden lines of business through use of appropriate resources and intellectual capital.

Candidate Profile / Experience

  • Comprehensive & up-to-date technical knowledge & practical experience in the areas of Employee Benefits.
  • Qualifications: QFA is required. Additional qualifications such as “APA (Personal General Insurance)” or “APA (Private Medical Insurance)” or equivalent are desirable but not a requirement.
  • Excellent grounding in group risk policies and providers. Experience in private medical insurance broking and consulting is also desirable but not a requirement.
  • Well organised and detail oriented (e.g. able to both plan and communicate efficiently).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision and within cross-disciplinary teams and enjoy a fast-paced environment.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Able to learn quickly, use own initiative and organise own workload effectively.
  • Able to work quickly, but accurately in a professional environment.
  • Sense of accountability; owning one’s work and taking pride in it.
  • An understanding and appreciation of broader employee health issues would be an advantage and a key to future progression.

 

Please note only candidates that match the minimum job requirements above will be contacted for this role.

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Reward / Package

Excellent salary on offer to the successful candidate.

Contact

Consultant: Noreen O'Keeffe

For a full job spec and confidential discussion contact Noreen O’Keeffe (ACII Head of Insurance) on 016853480/0866096684 or email Noreen@redtree.ie. (All applications and discussions will be treated in strict confidence)

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