Employee Compensation Consultant - Senior Associate

May 29, 2015 4:49 PM | Jeremy Hudson

Description

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer's 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries. If you thrive on challenge, are passionate about ideas, love solving problems and truly enjoy connecting with people, we encourage you to explore the hundreds of job opportunities available through Mercer. Our core strengths place Mercer in a unique position to help our clients achieve the extraordinary - and extraordinary results require extraordinary people. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital.

 

The Employee Compensation Consultant is responsible for managing client projects that focus on broad-based employee compensation topics including providing direction to analysts and associates, serving as a primary client contact on projects, and writing/reviewing client presentations that include meaningful conclusions for review by senior consultants on the team.

This position is located in Atlanta, GA.

To fulfill this role, the Consultant will:

  • Manage client projects by:
    • Preparing project charts and templates using project management tools, estimating hours for the project team, and preparing timelines for project milestones
    • Serving as an independent project manager for more straightforward projects or modules
    • Ensuring client projects adhere to budget by immediately addressing out-of-scope issues or budget overruns and managing client expectations
    • Prioritizing project activities to manage the workload and meet project deadlines
    • Delegating project tasks in line with individual capability, development needs and available analyst and associate resources
    • Writing engagement letters including project steps for senior consultants' review
    • Leading client project status meetings
  • Serve as a primary client contact and build relationships with clients; conduct client interviews, facilitates focus groups, and delivers training; responsible for the technical part of client presentations to HR and management, for ongoing client relationships; schedule meetings with clients and issuing client data requests
  • Write and review client PowerPoint presentations/reports including Excel exhibits and initial data conclusions; work closely with senior consultants on project to determine the exhibits to be included in the final client presentations
  • Write project proposals and answers to Requests for Proposals; suggest project extensions based on existing work; attend sales calls
  • Develop new tools and templates that can be leveraged in multiple markets; deliver standard training programs; ensure intellectual capital generated within own projects is captured and available for others; proactively contribute to personal learnings, insights and knowledge through the knowledge management forums

Qualifications

  • An MBA, Master's in Industrial and Labor Relations or related degree including significant coursework in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics, human resources (HR) and/or accounting, or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in management consulting, compensation, finance, human resources or accounting preferred; project management experience; experience in data analysis, financial modeling and presentation design
  • Excellent project management, organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, both quantitative and qualitative, and a strong background in Excel
  • Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to work under tight deadlines or changing client needs

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

 

Job

Consulting

 

Primary Location

US-GA-Atlanta

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliatesare EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet employers

 

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