Benefits Manager, Corporate Vice President


Posting Date: Apr 24, 2024

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid - 3 days per week 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.





  • Vendor Management
    • Responsible for supporting the relationship and day-to-day operations for the medical & pharmacy plans.
    • Attend and coordinate regular vendor calls/meetings as client support person.
    • Recommend process improvements to create efficiencies.
  • Analyze data to evaluate effectiveness/ROI of plans and programs. Monitor the efficiency and competitiveness of each program against marketplace, highlight concerns/successes, and identify opportunities for cost reductions and/or service improvements on a continuous basis. Develop strategy recommendations.
  • Address escalated member issues.
  • Responsible for managing the annual open enrollment process.
  • Work closely with team on member communications.
  • Partner with team on employee wellbeing initiatives. Maintain and update all benefits vendor contract inventories, plan documents, SPDs, Third-Party Risk Management system requirements and vendor governance booklets.
  • Partner with the Benefit’s data & financial team on related data, analytics, and financial projects.
  • Prepare presentation decks for management with the ability to articulate and convey the “story”.
  • Support special projects to address continuously evolving business needs, including vendor implementations, strategic initiatives, and process improvement.
  • Work closely and partner with stakeholders and colleagues across various areas of the company, including Procurement, Office of General Counsel, Risk, IT, Agency, Benefit Operations, to resolve incoming requests.
  • Support RFI, RFP, and support contract (re)negotiation activities in partnership with Procurement, ensuring all activities follow appropriate compliance standards.
  • Individual will be reporting to the senior member on the team.


  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience in Benefits, program & vendor management supporting medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, life, leave, disability, wellbeing and other work/life programs or related experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage a project independently.
  • Ability to foster strong internal and external relationships.
  • Strong Excel & PowerPoint skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred 




Salary range: $115,000-$175,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of






#LI ID: 90170




Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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