Group Risk Employee Benefits Consultant

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Group Risk Employee Benefits Consultant

What does it take to help organisations deal with complex employee health and benefits issues?

Expert knowledge and a deep understanding of emerging trends are important, of course. But – as you will know – it also takes professionals who are passionate about service, responsive to change and focused on delivering results in a competitive market. And that’s why you’ll fit in perfectly at Mercer.

Our Employee Health & Benefits business is one of the UK’s largest employee benefit consultancies. As a Group Risk Consultant you will build and maintain your own portfolio of clients with their Group Life, Income Protection and Critical Illness arrangements. You would also work in a collaborative team environment alongside other consultants to deliver complex projects with many of our large corporate clients. You will identify client needs and deliver practical, cost-effective and fully compliant solutions that help clients manage the costs, people risks and complexities of their employee benefits.

Working from our Manchester office you will: 

  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of Group Risk clients, by providing quality consulting advice and on-going service.
  • Ensure that revenue from this portfolio is profitable, identify and expand business lines and service delivery.
  • Take overall responsibility for the delivery to the client of the agreed services.
  • Manage and develop strong client relationships.
  • Work pro-actively with internal teams to deliver client expectations in line with agreed client account plans.
  • Provide a service compliant with all procedures and Mercer Code of Professional Conduct and the FCA.
  • Maintain required industry and technical knowledge.
  • Compliance with sales process and Miller Heiman tools.
  • Act as role model with integrity and professionalism.
  • Build and maintain a professional network of peers internally and externally.


Skills & Experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 years Group Risk Employee Benefits Consulting Experience (Group Life, Income Protection, Critical Illness)
  • Financial and Commercial acumen (including fee negotiation skills).
  • Excellent consulting and client relationship management skills.
  • Technical and process knowledge of Group Risk products.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • or similar CRM experience would be an advantage.

Mercer offer a competitive salary + excellent benefits package including Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus, Health Insurance + Flexible Benefits options.

Job information

Firm: Mercer

Location: Multiple


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