12 days old

Global Benefits & Retirement Consultant

Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

To influence the type of change that moves industries, we recruit the brightest minds from around the world. And, our new employees quickly realize that working at RGA is different. We empower our employees to find solutions that may not be obvious and place them on collaborative teams working with diverse people with diverse skills. Creativity, practicality, analytical thinking and curiosity are in abundant supply at RGA, and our employees use these traits to drive value to our customers and company. It’s challenging work, but that’s what makes it rewarding.

We are currently seeking a global Benefits & Retirement Consultant to provide expert level support for strategy implementation, analysis and design of the benefit and retirement programs to best align with business strategy. The primary areas of focus will be 1) pension and savings plans across all locations, 2) executive pension, savings and benefit plans and 3) serving as an internal consultant across the organization. Partner with local and regional resources to ensure alignment with business objectives as part of a competitive and equitable compensation and benefits structure that will support RGA’s ability to attract, engage, recognize and reward high performing employees.


  • Serve as the organization’s expert on retirement, pension and savings plans, partnering with Finance to ensure sustainable solutions are in place. Advise leadership as to potential funding issues through ongoing analysis of cost trends, statutory requirements and demographic trends across the organization.
  • Lead complex projects, partnering with internal and external resources to deliver outcomes on time and within budget.
  • Ensure executive benefit and retirement programs are well understood by participants through development and delivery of effective communication programs.
  • Take a lead role in Human Resources’ M&A team to ensure proper alignment of benefit and retirement platforms to target company business model and cost structure.
  • Partner with local/regional C&B experts to regularly assess strategy, design and costs of all benefit and retirement programs across the Company to ensure cost effective and sustainable programs are in place.
  • Monitor and analyze trend information as well as economic data to ensure company benefits and retirement program strategy is competitive, sustainable and responsive to business needs.
  • Serve as strategic advisor to or member of Benefits or related committees across the organization, such as the U.S. Benefits Committee, U.S. Pension & Savings Plan Committee, Canada SERP Committee to ensure organizational benefits and retirement philosophy is consistently applied.
  • Effectively partner with external providers on design and delivery strategies for program changes.
  • Work with regional C&B experts to communicate program details and train all regional and local HR staff in benefit and retirement philosophy.

Company Overview


Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global providers of life reinsurance, with offices around the world. RGA leads the reinsurance industry with innovation and integrity. Reinsurance is a specialty market, and an exciting one. It gives our global workforce the opportunity to unleash creative thinking that innovates within the reinsurance industry and influences change throughout the life and health insurance space.  RGA delivers expert solutions in individual life reinsurance, individual living benefits reinsurance, group reinsurance, financial solutions, facultative underwriting and product development. 


What do you think? Better yet, how do you think? Have we piqued your curiosity? RGA challenges you to push your mind’s potential. To be creative in a data- and process-driven world. To realize that true change only happens when smart people collaborate for the good of a company, the industry and the world. Working for RGA. It’s the logical choice.


  • 10+ years of professional benefits and retirement experience with a focus on global benefits and pension and savings plans consulting.
  • Academic background in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or a related field.
  • Formal advanced training and knowledge in pensions and benefits, such as actuarial designation and/or benefits designation such as CEBS.
  • Proven global experience designing, implementing and maintaining successful benefits and retirement strategies and programs.
  • Outstanding communications skills, including demonstrated experience presenting plans to governance committees and advising executives.
  • MS Excel (including advanced functions) skills a requirement.
  • Public company and strong financial experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience in compliance.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across cultures and organizations; strategically focused on continuous improvement.
  • Action oriented and adept at working in a fast paced, growing organization.


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