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Benefits Consultant - Remote/Virtual Position

Company: Brown & Brown, INC.
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Built on meritocracy, our unique company culture rewards self-starters and those who are committed to doing what is best for our customers.

Our Culture

Culture is meaningful to us. It's in the way we interact with one another and with our clients. We believe in being our authentic selves with one another and have cultivated an approach that is "we" not "I". We honor the commitments that we make to our clients and one another. This is our culture. We actively engage in our communities where we live, and encourage our teammates to use Volunteer Time Off and to engage with our Spotlight Charities and causes meaningful to teammates.

About The Role

The Benefits Consultant serves as a subject matter expert and overall point person in supporting Brown & Brown Ancillary Proposal team for benefit proposals including Life, Disability, Dental, Vision and Voluntary products. This includes proposal development, deployment, and response quote process with the Brown & Brown Employee Benefit Profit Centers on behalf of their clients.

Core Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* In partnership with Brown & Brown EB Profit Centers, support and assist with the full range of activities required to produce proposals and obtain carrier/vendor quotes leveraging RFP Software tool for Life, Disability, Leave, Vision, and Voluntary benefits.
* Build internal and external training modules to ensure users have a strong knowledge of proposal process along with support expectations team will provide to EB Profit Center account managers.
* Act as a subject matter expert responsible for educating, advising, and aiding internal Brown & Brown EB Profit Center account managers on proposal process, RFP Software tool, market quotes and proposal summaries.
* Support plan design development with a specific focus on creating plans with the best possible value to the employee by eliminating benefit duplication across all available benefits and identifying synergies between client and carriers
* Develop and maintain productive relationships with Life, Disability, Vision, Dental and Voluntary benefits representatives while acting as the liaison between reps and internal resources as needed.
* Stay abreast of, document and communicate internally all information regarding the benefits market to ensure internal resources have the latest and best information on all new developments in the market, including new product offerings or changes
* Build internal processes, roadmaps and strategies for new and existing relationships that enhance mid-market proposal efficiencies, accuracy, and collaboration with EB Profit Centers.
* Support team's leaders in cultivating, promotion, and value of proposal team services within EB Profit Centers.
* Support sales and prospecting (of both new and existing clients) efforts through the development of documents and sales deck and client facing prospecting and development meetings
* Other duties as assigned.

Skills Needed

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelor's Degree
* Minimum 10 years' experience in similar role at comparable level in group insurance with carrier or on consulting side
* Expertise in voluntary benefits products, dental, vision and other ancillary benefits
* Strong understanding of ancillary benefit enrollment strategies
* Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with significant strength and experience in managing complex, concurrent project management duties
* Demonstrates good listening ability with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills needed to build relationships and strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
* Strong project management, analytical and consulting skills
* Viewed as an expert in the field with the ability to establish credibility at all levels of the organization and with clients through confident communications, presentations and actions based on integrity.
* Strong work ethic, self-directed with positive drive and approach, including the ability to work independently and collaboratively with a dynamic team in a virtual working environment
* Ability to work from home/in a non-office environment
* Strong attention to detail with highly developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and manage strict deadline and turnaround time requirements
* Proven track record of anticipating obstacles, managing, and communicating project risks and issues, and determining alternative supportable solutions
* Strong competency with Microsoft applications; web based and cloud applications and other toolsets to support the needs of the organization
* Some travel required - up to approximately 30%

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.

Keywords: Brown & Brown, INC., Oklahoma City , Benefits Consultant - Remote/Virtual Position, Professions , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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