Available Positions

Benefits Analyst – NYC/NJ

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Job Description

Professional Group Plans currently has an exciting opening for a Benefits Analyst position in our NYC or NJ location. The right candidate will have prior experience in the Employee Benefits industry with exposure to RFP process, Underwriting and cost analysis design. The primary responsibilities will be the preparation of RFP’s, thorough review of vendor proposals, compiling marketing results, preparation of financial cost analysis for client presentations, as well as renewal evaluations for assigned accounts. The role will work with both our internal team and broker/carrier partners and must diligently follow the workflow process for all assigned accounts. Candidate must be a team player yet able to operate independently. We are looking for an extremely detailed and organized individual, with strong data analytic skills, and ability to deliver on multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment. The ability to work well under pressure is vital to the success of this individual.  

Responsibilities

  • Marketing of renewals & new business opportunities for all Employee Benefits lines of coverage
  • Analyze, compare and ensure the accuracy of vendor proposals, services, and products
  • Manage analytical workflow to ensure efficient, timely and accurate creation of financial deliverables/spreadsheets to broker partners and/or clients
  • Deliver financial analysis in accordance with broker partner and client timeline; including cost savings and projections, recommended solutions, model contribution strategies, review and update of vendor pricing
  • Build additional analytical models as needed  
  • Review claims reports and substantiate renewals
  • Assist with building employee communications materials including open enrollment materials

Qualifications

  • Highly detail oriented with excellent planning, organizational and reprioritization skills
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Strong understanding of Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Prior experience in the employee benefits with exposure to RFP process & developing cost analysis
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience
  • Hold State Health, Life & Accident License or willing to obtain one within an agreed upon timeframe

Sales Representatives – Clark, NJ

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Job Description

A prominent tri-state General Agency is seeking individuals for full-time Sales Representatives for their Clark, New Jersey office. 

Candidates must be both dynamic and articulate and must possess the ability to tackle the multifaceted challenges that healthcare reform and an ever evolving marketplace present. The candidate must be dynamic, highly self-motivated, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as be detail oriented and organized.

Position will consist of developing and maintaining relationships with new prospects, giving new business and renewal presentations, reviewing and processing new business cases, preparing and presenting cost analysis, and general management of any broker needs that may arise.

Compensation includes a base salary and residual commission.

Responsibilities

  • Produce new revenue through sales to new broker partners
  • Provide service to brokers according to their needs
  • Manage overall client relationships with the support of sales liaisons
  • Develop and maintain relationships with carrier and vendors partners
  • Familiar with all carrier products, services, and processes
  • Remain well-informed on all industry news and trends
  • Manage prospect pipeline and all sales activity in Salesforce
  • Prepare and implement an individual business plan

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Detail Oriented and ability to reprioritize
  • Computer Proficiency – Especially in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience
  • Appropriate Insurance Licensing

Broker Account Manager – Hauppauge, NY

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Job Description

We are looking for a Broker Account Manager for our Hauppauge, NY office.  This is an administrative position with good growth potential as you will be part of the dedicated in office support for a well-established Sales Representative. 

Over time you will be expected to manage a high-volume workload within a deadline-driven environment.  Issues will include:

  • New Case installation
  • Enrollment, Termination and Member ID issues
  • Billing & Claim Problems
  • Commissions Questions

Responsibilities

  • Review new case paperwork for missing information prior to submitting to carriers
  • Serve as front line support for all broker questions and issues
  • Resolve claim and billing issues
  • Assist with the submission of individual and group applications
  • Process enrollment, termination, and change requests with insurance carriers
  • General problem solving of broker issues as they arise
  • Working in the office is required

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the employee benefits or health insurance field
  • Very Familiar with the small group market (under 100 lives)
  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to reprioritize with minimal supervision
  • Computer Proficiency – Especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience
  • NY State Health, Life & Accident License preferred

Broker Account Manager – Manhattan, NY

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Job Description

We are looking for a Broker Account Manager for our Manhattan, NY office.  This is an administrative position with good growth potential as you will be part of the dedicated in office support for a well-established Sales Representative. 

Over time you will be expected to manage a high-volume workload within a deadline-driven environment. Issues will include:

  • New Case installation
  • Enrollment, Termination and Member ID issues
  • Billing & Claim Problems
  • Commissions Questions

Responsibilities

  • Review new case paperwork for missing information prior to submitting to carriers
  • Serve as front line support for all broker questions and issues
  • Resolve claim and billing issues
  • Assist with the submission of individual and group applications
  • Process enrollment, termination, and change requests with insurance carriers
  • General problem solving of broker issues as the arise
  • Working in the office is required

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the employee benefits or health insurance field
  • Very Familiar with the small group market (under 100 lives)
  • Excellent verbal/written and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to reprioritize with minimal supervision
  • Computer Proficiency – Especially in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent related experience
  • NY State Health, Life & Accident License preferred

About PGP

Professional Group Plans, Inc. is a full service general agency that provides a vast array of employee benefit programs and services to the insurance brokerage community and their clients since 1993.  We specialize in employee benefits, primarily selling group health, dental, life, and disability insurance through our network of insurance professionals.  We are most health insurance carriers’ top producing general agent in the region and are considered an innovator in the industry.  With over 90,000 employer groups across the country, we pride ourselves on servicing each and every client with the same prompt and courteous service.

The healthcare industry is moving at its fastest pace and we are committed to staying on the cutting edge of healthcare industry information. We strive to stay firmly entrenched in the day to day, servicing our brokers and their clients with a passion, positioning ourselves not as a vendor to our brokers, but a partner in their business.

Our headquarters are in Hauppauge, N.Y., with other sales offices in Manhattan, and Clark, N.J. We currently employ over 100 employees in order to service your business effectively. Our teams have developed many proprietary products and solidified a multitude of exclusive contracts to provide to you a rich portfolio of resources for your clients.

Other affiliated companies are PGP Life, an individual life and disability outlet for brokers, and PGP Energy, the marketing arm for an energy service company.

Our motto is simple: treat people the way you would like to be treated and never lose sight of the importance of relationships.