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Aon Corporation, Risk Solutions - Launch - Health & Benefits Specialist, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9833

Sun, February 8, 2015

Explore this position and apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 9833

Company Overview 

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, best reinsurance intermediary, best captives manager, and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit for more information on Aon and United to learn about Aon’s global partnership with Manchester United. 

Aon Risk Solutions – Risk Management & Insurance Brokerage: 
Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, is the worldwide leader in risk advice and insurance broking. Guided by the Aon Client Promise®, our teams help clients achieve profit, growth and continuity by delivering the best tailored and innovative risk solutions. We empower results through unmatched tools and capabilities, including the award-winning Aon Global Risk Insight Platform®. 

Job Description – Health & Benefits Specialist – Aon Risk Solutions 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
As a member of the Launch: Aon's Early Career Development Program, colleagues will be assigned specific responsibilities and performance objectives with their manager(s). Participants will also be required to complete their assigned formal development plan set forth by the program and the individual departments. Additionally, participants will be ambassadors of Aon by accomplishing the following: 

• Discuss assignment specifications and performance with mentor and manager 
• Complete assigned training curriculum 
• Support Aon’s values at all times 
• Represent the program in a professional manner 
• Develop awareness of policies and adapt behavior accordingly 
• Approach all development opportunities with an open and positive mindset 
• Maintain realistic expectations of the program 
• Give and receive positive and constructive feedback 
• Attend and contribute to regularly scheduled meetings and team building activities 

Health and Benefits Consulting: 
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 
• Graduate December 2014 – June 2015 
• Have a 3.0 GPA or higher 
• Strong PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 

Launch: Aon’s Early Career Program 

Every year, Aon welcomes a class of talented college recruits to Launch, Aon's U.S. Early Career Program established to coach and develop future business leaders. Our campus hires "launch" their Aon careers in various full-time positions across the company. The supplemental 12 month development program starts in late summer with a three day kick-off orientation at our North America headquarters in Chicago. Through their work assignments, Launch participants are positioned to tackle real business challenges in a collaborative environment under the mentorship of senior leaders. The Launch training curriculum prepares participants for success as they explore growth opportunities throughout the organization. 

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

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