Segal Benefits Consultant Full Time in Edmonton, AB


Branch Edmonton AB CA

Benefits Consultant
Edmonton, AB

We also engage in good faith efforts to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strict compliance with applicable laws, and consider…

About Segal Group (Segal): For nearly 80 years, Segal has been providing employee benefits, retirement plan investment advisory and human resources consulting for multiemployer trust funds, corporations and public sector organizations. Segal is an independent, privately and employee-owned firm. Our independence allows us to provide unbiased consulting services for our clients. Headquartered in New York City, Segal has offices throughout the United States and in Canada. We are a smaller organization that provides a more intense and broader exposure for development purposes within a culture that is highly collegial and team-oriented. You will work with colleagues who are smart, professional, talented and…nice people. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package that includes a defined benefit and matching 401(k) retirement plans.

We are currently recruiting for a Benefits Consultant for our offices in Canada. The individual will join a growing and dynamic team and step into a multi-faceted role that offers the opportunity to have a significant and positive impact on the continued growth of the multiemployer and public sector benefits consulting business. The Benefits Consultant is expected to develop into a key contributor in the Region. The individual will collaborate closely with management and staff members at all levels to develop and implement strategic and tactical plans to provide our full-range of consulting services to clients and prospects. The Consultant will oversee the servicing of key client relationships in the delivery of consulting services to multiemployer and public sector health and retirement plans.

The role includes primary relationship accountability for clients, overall servicing responsibility and client satisfaction. A key part of the role also includes maximizing the profitability of client relationships, through both account management of current assignments, as well as expanding our relationship, e.g. cross selling other services. Specifically:

  • the individual collaborates with others at Segal to: build and maintain effective and influential client relationships;
  • develop and implement strategies to provide high quality, creative and integrated consulting services to clients;
  • lead and/or participate in new business development initiatives targeting existing and prospective clients;
  • provide a high level of creative, innovative, technical expertise to colleagues and clients around the myriad of issues and emerging developments in the benefits industry.
  • The Consultant guides client teams and plays a proactive role in mentoring and developing staff, contributing to the overall intellectual and professional development within the teams.

The qualified candidate should have:

  • a minimum of an undergraduate degree;
  • experience within an employee benefits consulting and/or related professional services environment involving exposure to health and retirement plan strategies, concepts/approaches, design and implementation in the multiemployer and/or public sector environment;
  • demonstrated success building business and selling services;
  • has the ability to step immediately into a direct client contact role;
  • strong business acumen and leadership ability;
  • demonstrated success as a relationship builder/collaborator;
  • demonstrated experience and success in managing client relationships;
  • effective interpersonal and communication (oral/written) skills;
  • ability to work collaboratively with a diverse audience of colleagues and clients;
  • and ability to travel, as needed, to meet with clients and prospects.

Affirmative Action/Diversity Inclusion at Segal: At Segal, we are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, as demonstrated through our recruitment, retention and employee development programs. We maintain an environment that respects and builds on the assets and talents of each person, valuing their differences. We also engage in good faith efforts to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment in strict compliance with applicable laws, and consider all qualified candidates for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or medical condition, protected veteran or military status, criminal record history, marital status, or status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We also engage in affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and protected veterans. Maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce is a win/win, and provides Segal with the opportunity to leverage our top talent to provide innovative solutions to our clients.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Benefits Consulting: 5 years

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-10
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