Gallagher Senior Client Manager - Employee Benefits in Chicago, Illinois
Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.
How will I impact the business?
As the Senior Client Service Manager you will ensure delivery of exceptional service to Gallagher’s clients by actively managing client accounts. You will participate in branch initiatives and we will rely on your leadership skills to help guide our Client Service associates and create a learning environment. You apply your business insight and strong dedication to service to create depth in our client relationships. We will look to you to develop and cultivate outstanding relationships within our branch and with our clients and vendor partners.
You are the strategic relationship manager and client liaison. You will lead increasingly complex self-funded accounts while collaborating with senior teammates
You seek to recognize a client's day to day needs and provide solutions while continuing to manage their annual strategy
Sharing market expertise with clients and keep them well-informed of compliance related issues
You will "cross-solve" with your clients to communicate resources available within Gallagher that we may not currently provide (Pharmacy Practice, Retirement Services, HR Consulting, Voluntary Benefits, etc.)
You champion Gallagher resources and tools to maximize efficiency in managing client deliverables
Support the employee benefits Client Service Cycle to ensure a seamless renewal process. We measure success based on retention and our renewal target is 95%.
Guide, develop, and mentor new hires, account management, and team resources
Prioritize workflow and ensure accountability in both internal and external partnerships. You align yourself with the account management team to ensure compliance with local and corporate standards
Complete internal professional development programs to gain an understanding of the insurance industry and GBS processes
We ask our team to exemplify the highest ethical standards, promote ethical behavior and uphold The Gallagher Way
What skills will make me successful in this role?
You possess strong communication skills that will allow you to build professional relationships with our business partners. We are a collaborative team and look for teammates who understand the importance of deadlines and are open to constructive feedback.
Demonstrating a high level of professionalism in all interactions
You take action to influence events, achieve team goals, and retain clients
Adaptable and remain composed and in an environment that requires balancing multiple priorities in any given day
You actively seek to develop your professional skills and improve efficiency and productivity
You are innovative and rarely satisfied with the status quo. You love to generate new and practical ideas and aim to continuously improve
A desire to learn Gallagher’s tools, systems, and shared resources
We look for the people who go the “Extra Mile” to achieve results that benefit the client, the Branch and Gallagher
Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS), a division of Gallagher, is a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security—all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for our team, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued as our business continues to grow.
- Bachelor’s Degree plus 5 or more years client coordination and/or claims management experience
High School diploma/GED with 10 or more years client coordination and/or claims management experience
Appropriately licensed and/or certified
Able and willing to travel approximately 25% of the time
Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications and MS Office
U.S. Eligibility Requirements :
Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
Must be 18 years of age or older
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure
Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.
Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.
Job: Client Service/Account Management
Organization: GBS - Great Lakes Region
Title: Senior Client Manager - Employee Benefits
Requisition ID: 70844
- Gallagher Jobs