Willis Towers Watson Carrier Operations Specialist in Buffalo, NY at Willis Towers Watson in Buffalo, New York

Carrier Operations Specialist in Buffalo, NY at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 5/19/2017

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Buffalo, NY

  • Experience: Not Specified

  • Date Posted: 5/19/2017

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

Liazon

The Role

This position provides administrative and project-based support to the Liazon Carrier Operations Team Lead and Implementation Project Managers. In addition, you will manage a set of responsibilities that support the Carrier Operations/Sales relationship to ensure smooth quoting and timely plan availability. You will also support training on and management of carrier and partner paperwork.

  • Ongoing collaboration with Liazon Carrier Operations Implementation Project Managers, including ad hoc support as needed

  • Support intake of and internal education on carrier and vendor paperwork with a focus on process improvement

  • Apply Carrier Operations perspective and standards to early-stage sales functions to ensure smooth client implementations and renewals, including review of proposals and sold cases against offering rules and standard plan inventory

  • Monitor sales pipeline reports and compare with inventory in various stages to ensure plans are ready for use in a timely manner

  • Manage ongoing data projects with vendor partners and address their needs while maintaining project scope and standards

  • Maintain Dynamics data and assist with special projects as needed

  • Proactively seek ways to enhance current activities and make suggestions for improvements

  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders and communicate professionally within various mediums (E-mail, telephone)

  • Handle organization and execution of multiple projects, manage time effectively, and prioritize tasks based on internal and external needs

  • Perform duties with minimal direction

  • Any other duties as assigned

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience

  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in project management or customer/account management; ability to concurrently manage multiple projects

  • Benefit Administration and/or insurance background, including solid understanding of consumer-driven health programs, strongly preferred

  • Proficient in the use of computer programs and software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point. Ability to quickly learn various software applications

  • Able to work independently as well as cross-functionally in an organization to successfully implement projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; high attention to detail; ability to clearly and confidently explain new concepts to audiences

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