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Aon Corporation, Health & Benefits Specialist, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11143

Thu, December 31, 2015

Aon Campus – Health & Benefits Specialist 

About Aon 

Aon plc (NYSE: AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world's best broker, best insurance intermediary, reinsurance intermediary, captives manager and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit for more information on Aon and to learn about Aon's global partnership and shirt sponsorship with Manchester United. 

Position Summary 

Employer-sponsored health and welfare benefit programs form the foundation of the U.S. health care system. These programs have evolved over time as employers have attempted to manage the changing needs of employees, rising program costs, and the impact of new legislation while supporting their human resource and business strategies. 
Aon Health and Benefits actuaries and consultants work directly with our clients to develop short and longer-term health and welfare benefit strategies. This process involves strategic assessments of the health care market and key trends and the identification of new and innovative solutions to employer. The technical and analytical skills health & benefits consultants bring to this process are critical to our health & benefits consulting. 
Health and Benefits Specialists are often involved with the following projects which support our clients' annual and ongoing health management needs: 
• Contributes to client reports/deliverables such as Request for Proposals (RFP,) preparing data for RFP release and entering RFP data into client management systems. Work with tools on RFP and related issues 
• Collects, analyzes, and prepares information to facilitate requirements of client requests and/or support the activities of assigned consultant. 
• Evaluation of plan design and costs relative to various measures and benchmarks reported to clients. 
• Gathers data and enter into summary spreadsheets. May analyze the information or data and run reports and/or charts 
• Set up data analysis tools 
• Becomes involved in vendor management, including carrier follow-up, etc. 
• Learns about health care market trends and major competitors; understands market based rationale for business decisions 
• Understands the relationship between time recording to profitability/recoverability  
• Begins to develop/acquire understanding of sales process 


• Excellent communication, problem solving, quantitative and project related experience 
• Detail oriented/organizational skills 
• Excellent financial acumen required, including strong mathematically-oriented projects 
• Demonstrates critical thinking and Analytical skills (quantitative and qualitative) 
• Basic concepts of project management 
• Software skills (especially Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access) 
• Experience using online tools and resources 
• Like working in a team environment 
• Strong PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 

Launch: Aon’s Early Career Program 

This role falls under Aon’s early career development program, known as Launch. Building on the development colleagues receive in the role they are hired into, the Launch program is a supplemental development program for recent college recruits. 

Applicants for this role, which is part of the Launch program, must graduate between December 2015 – June 2016 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above. 

The Launch Program was established to coach and develop future business leaders, this program "launches" the Aon careers of our campus hires in various full-time positions across the company. The Launch training curriculum prepares participants for success as they build relationships and explore growth opportunities throughout the organization. 

The 12-month development program begins every summer with a three-day kickoff orientation at our North America headquarters in Chicago. Launch colleagues are positioned to tackle real business challenges in a collaborative environment through work assignments under the mentorship of senior leaders. 

Additional Information 

Aon offers competitive compensation, exceptional benefits, continuing education & training, a unique internal advancement program, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. 

All positions at Aon require an applicant who has accepted an offer to undergo a background check. The checks run are based on the nature of the position. Background checks may include some or all of the following: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that you will be required to undergo a background check should you be made an offer. You also understand that the offer is contingent upon successful completion of the background check and results consistent with Aon's employment policies. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. 

Aon's professionals are unwavering in their client focus and integrity. We promote diversity, professional development, frugality and stewardship, applying a disciplined non-bureaucratic approach to help our clients realize their business potential. Drawing on our experienced team as a competitive advantage, Aon employees have the freedom to take risks, foster innovation, champion for change and replicate best practices. 

For more information about Aon Corporation, visit our website at 

Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).  

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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