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Disability and Absence Management Consultant job in Los Angeles

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Career Interest:  Underwriting
Insurance Discipline:  Life and Health
Financial Services
Benefits Administration/Pension
Job Type:  Full Time
State:  California (CA)
City:  Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA (Show on map)

The Disability and Absence Management Consultant role is an exciting opportunity to join a well-known national firm that is growing exponentially. In this role you will support a region working with clients to control health and group benefits plan costs, improve health outcomes and promote employee engagement through broad-based, state-of-the-art interventions. The ideal candidate will have strong technical industry knowledge, preferably in an underwriting capacity for an insurance company, brokerage, or consulting firm.


Disability and Absence Management Consultant Responsibilities

  • Focus on the design and implementation of highly customized time-off and disability/absence management programs for client groups, as well as the evaluation, ongoing management, and measurement of these programs.
  • Collaborate with other practices to provide integrated benefits strategies and solutions for clients.
  • Provide technical content knowledge and skills applicable to a variety of group benefits and programs including Sick Pay, Salary Continuance, Statutory Disability, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Family and Medical Leave (FML), Vacation and Paid Time-Off (PTO), Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance.
  • Serve as the project manager and day-to-day communication liaison with clients, create client deliverables, contribute to client management and new business activities, and participate in the creation of intellectual capital.
  • Draft statements of work, project plans and budgets involving multiple workflow streams and client teams.
  • Oversee the day-to-day project leaders, ensuring the progress of the teams against established objectives, budgets, timelines, deliverables, and quality standards,
  • Serve as primary daily contact to clients on delivery of services.
  • Interface with colleagues from other practices and regions on assignments that reflect the clients broader business issues.
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with client contacts through effective communication and efficient, quality execution of projects.
  • Provide value-added consulting expertise on large, sophisticated projects including plan design/strategy; modeling, cost analyses, funding, and employee contribution strategies; vendor analysis, selection, negotiations, and procurement; ongoing plan management including evaluation of program performance and trend, and vendor audits; benchmarking studies and analyses; and plan compliance and audits.
  • Meet new business revenue and billable hours goals established with your manager.
  • Support the generation of new business by enhancing relationships with current clients and recommending new projects and solutions.

Disability and Absence Management Consultant Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 7-10 years of professional experience and success in the design and management of group disability and absence management plans gained in a consulting, brokerage, or carrier environment.
  • Strong financial skills with prior experience in group health and welfare product pricing, underwriting or valuation work preferred.
  • Proven experience successfully managing multiple projects and producing quality deliverables on time and within budget.
  • Pursuit of CEBS designation, or group health and welfare actuarial or underwriting training desired.
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Office tools such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.


Please contact Scot Dickerson for immediate confidential consideration and additional details.
Phone: 515-987-0242 ext. 452
See our website at for a complete listing of nationwide opportunities.


Capstone Insurance Search Group is a search firm dedicated to the insurance industry. We work nationally with expertise that spans top executives, middle management and technical level positions. We can provide assistance with a variety of product lines to include Property and Casualty, Life, Health, Disability, Annuity, Employee Benefits and Pension. Our services exclusive to the insurance industry: Traditional Contingency solutions, Contract Employees solutions, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Customized Retained solutions. We will provide you with a service that is of the highest degree of confidentiality, professionalism and integrity.

Salary:  $110,000 - $140,000
Bonus/Benefits:  $90-140k Base + Bonus


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