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MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC

Six Sigma Consultant

MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC - Urbandale, IA



Job Description
The purpose of this position is to lead a team of analysts to drive continuous improvement efforts across the Operations arm of the Ben Admin business. Identifying opportunities to improve the business’ Speed, Cost, and Quality performance across the various LOBs and process by increasing offshore ratios, reducing onshore FTE headcounts and underlying cost basis through process efficiency, improve client and customer service quality, improve the operating model and reduce overall Service Delivery Risks. The Continuous Improvement Leader employ Lean, Six-Sigma, and other Process Improvement methodologies to drive Continuous Improvement of the business’ critical process in order to drive quality, increase levels customer satisfaction, lower costs, and reduce risk. The successful candidate will serve as a change agent, internal consultant, process expert, and project/program faciliator . Drive Process Improvement, Best Practices, and Standardization across Operational Teams: Collect and analyze data to identify improvement areas that generate the greatest operational impact Drive improvement in the business’ processes through programs and projects aimed at improving process Speed, Cost, and Quality. Review and create operational and product documentation and provide feedback regarding the accuracy and effectiveness of the information in an effort to further the standardization of the product offering and operational procedures. Manage both small and large scale change initiatives across the business Deliver measurable improvement (financial savings, quality improvements, customer satisfaction,…) as a result of operational improvements implemented through projects and programs Strategic Product Champion Champion new product-related initiatives within operations; to ensure adoption and adherence to available technology and processing standards. Influence new product offerings to ensure they will fit our best practice operational model by contributing ideas to the development and standardization of the product offering Operations Subject Matter Expert Educate teams and serve as a subject matter expert for delivery model, best practices, and product-wide changes/enhancements. Represent operations in sales presentations where appropriate Serve as SME on internal initiatives as needed Build a continuous Improvement culture through both formal and informal training at all levels of the organization (e.g., Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, Quick Wins, etc.). Supervises two or more employees as direct reports, typically up to 5. Has full authority for people management including: Assigning, directing, and evaluating work Hiring, disciplining and firing employees Conducting performance evaluations and career development discussions Approving salary and bonus actions Ensuring appropriate orientation and on-going education/training Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in business or technical discipline or equivalent experience (Master’s Degree Preferred) Certified Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt (required), Master Black Belt (preferred) Extensive operational knowledge and experience applying Continuous Improvement principles within Benefits Administration sector (5-10 years) Relevant industry experience especially within project management, with proven success in process improvement and/or implementation projects Track record of managing projects that drive meaningful business impact Strong leadership skills with proven ability to facilitate cross-functional teams Proven ability to manage people to effectively deliver results that are specific and measurable Knowledge of product offerings (DB, DC, Multi Emp, Industry etc). In-depth knowledge of administration applications and delivery processes Strong project management skills required; including strong planning, influencing and conflict resolution skills. Ability to drive change and influence different levels of management. Show initiative and enjoy working in a team environment Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Strong financial, business, and statistics acumen Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations meet the health, wealth and career needs of a changing workforce. Mercer’s more than 22,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With more than 60,000 colleagues and annual revenue over $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh,which advises individual and commercial clients of all sizes on insurance broking and innovative risk management solutions; Guy Carpenter, which develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities; and Oliver Wyman, which serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer. Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. 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. US ONLY: Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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Six Sigma Consultant MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC - Urbandale, IA, United States

   

Location: Urbandale, IA

Company Profile:
Marsh & McLennan Companies is a professional services firm like no other — a global network of more than 60,000 experts in risk, strategy, and people, united by an unusually collaborative culture that transcends business units and borders. We bring the best people together to help clients discern new possibilities and pursue them with success. For 146 years, we have grown by helping our clients prosper amid changing times and technologies, from the Industrial Revolution to the digital age. Our work today embraces many of society’s most complex challenges: sustainable business growth; the health, wealth, and performance of organizations' people; resource security; cyber security; economic instability; climate change; and terror threats.