The following full-time actuarial analyst position has been posted on
FutureLink. This position is for the San Francisco, CA office.  Full
details and application instructions available on FutureLink found at  Mercer will be using their
FutureLink account to process applications.

Mercer seeks Actuarial Analysts to join our Retirement and Health &
Benefits businesses.  

Mercer Retirement provides a wide range of strategic, administrative
and compliance-related retirement services to clients with an emphasis
on the financial management of retirement programs.  As an industry
leader, we provide expert consulting in such areas as defined benefit
plans, defined contribution plans, executive retirement and retiree
medical plans.

Our consultants design long-term retirement benefit programs that help
ensure appropriate support for retired employees while respecting an
organization's strategy, culture and budget.  Our Retirement Financial
Management framework, supported by state-of-the-art tools, enables us
to produce measurable retirement plan improvements.  We also help
clients manage plan policies by instituting a robust governance
structure that connects policies to strategic business objectives.

A Retirement Consulting Analyst works in a team environment with
experienced consultants within one of our Mercer consulting offices
* Assist clients with the financial measurement of their retirement
  benefit programs using state-of-the-art software and stochastic
  modeling tools
* Strategize with clients to develop or enhance their retirement
  benefit programs
* Analyze client data to track historical and future employment trends
  and their correlation to retirement benefit programs and funding
* Keep clients up to date on regulated or legislated changes that
  affect the ongoing administration of their retirement benefit programs

An H&B Actuarial Analyst can expect to:
* Analyze experience, estimate future plan costs and calculate plan
  prices of health and benefit programs
* Assist in the development of customized pricing and valuation models
* Develop awareness of health care plan design, cost factors and the
  renewal process
* Value employer benefit liabilities, including IBNR, FAS 106 and FAS
  112 under various plan design scenarios using established procedures
* Develop employee contribution strategies to meet employer cost
* Provide peer review of analysis and deliverables for colleagues

Qualified candidates for an Actuarial Analyst position will have:
* A bachelor's degree in actuarial science, math, statistics,
  economics, finance or another related field
* Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
* Superior analytical, mathematical and project management skills
* A strong command of Excel; a working knowledge of Access is preferred
* A commitment to achieving Society of Actuaries designation as
  demonstrated by successful actuarial exam progress or other related
  professional certification
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
* Strong project management skills, leadership qualities and the
  ability to work within a team environment
* A high degree of self-direction and the business acumen to work
  within a rapidly changing environment

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be authorized to work
in the United States.  Please note that at this time, the Company does
not intend to sponsor work visas with respect to these positions.

Mercer also offers a competitive actuarial student program, which
includes paid time off for exam study and exam day, financial support
for materials, reimbursement of exam costs, salary increases subsequent
to passing exams, and bonuses for obtaining credentials.

Company Profile: Mercer
Mercer has more than 17,000 employees serving clients from more than
180 cities and towns and 41 countries and territories worldwide, and
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.  As a
leading global provider of human resource consulting, outsourcing, and
investment services, Mercer serves more than 25,000 clients globally.
These include governments and companies of all sizes from
not-for-profits and middle-market businesses to global Fortune 500