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Marsh & McLennan Companies Sr. Government Healthcare Actuarial Lead Consultant - R_109182 in Phoenix, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Mercer is seeking candidates for the following position. Candidates can be based in the Phoenix, Minneapolis, or Atlanta office:

Senior Government Healthcare Actuarial Lead Consultant

What can you expect?

+ Be a part of the team that leverages our knowledge and expertise to help states manage the challenges and complexities of the health care world

+ Work alongside passionate, critical-thinking colleagues to assist government-sponsored programs in becoming more efficient purchasers of health services

+ Be on the cutting edge of health care reform. We partner with states and the Federal government on implementing a wide variety of health care and human services issues, including actuarial, data/systems analysis, clinical, policy, pharmacy, operations, and procurement

+ Beyond the in-depth training provided, new employees are included on client teams immediately, providing unique opportunities to learn more while helping team members with critical workloads and making a difference to our clients

+ As part of Mercer, the Government Human Services Consulting team offers its expertise within a small business atmosphere

What's in it for you?

+ Be a part of the team that has the world's largest and most influential benefits brokerage and consulting capabilities

+ Our competitive programs, entrepreneurial spirit and team-oriented culture offer a richly rewarding and exciting environment where you can excel and achieve your professional goals

+ We run many social and new-hire events, outings, and employee networks, having fun in the work you do comes from being a part of a client team and contributing to its success

In this role you will be responsible for:

+ Work with the Senior Client Manager to manage the client, project, budget, resources, timelines, scope and expectations

+ Manage the day-to-day relationship with the key members of the client team; individually or in conjunction with the Senior Client Manager, presents on project results to clients, carriers, managed care entities and other related entities

+ Responsible for the day to day project management of the Government division's projects related to government sponsored health and welfare programs

+ Work with the Senior Client Manager to initiate the project after a project is sold to the client. This includes meeting with the client and clearly defining the scope, timelines and deliverable of the project. Also develops and proposes essential project documents, including the budget and work plans

+ Work with the client to define the scope of the project; serve as expert on rate structure and methodology; ensure the project is consistent with federal regulations and actuarial standards; determine the appropriate data sources for the specific project's data analysis

+ Collaborate with client team and project team to finalize rates; educate and consult with client on the impact of their policies on the data and rates

+ Be actively involved in the selling process with the senior client leader; drive the request for proposal (RFP) process; develop project approach and budgets; work with internal marketing team; write RFP response

What you need to have:

+ BA/BS degree

+ Minimum 10 years of relevant experience required

+ Medicaid background and experience preferred

+ Actuarial credentials (ASA, FSA) required

What makes you stand out?

+ Excellent project management and interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

+ Excellent project management, presentation and interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

To learn more about Mercer's GHSC practice, please

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.

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