Corporate Vice President, Management & Planning, Institutional Life

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


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In this position, the Business Management & Planning will work both strategically and tactically with the Chief Operating Officer of Institutional Life to enable and support the achievement of business goals and key strategic initiatives. The role is responsible for ensuring progress and program management of the department’s key initiatives and defining and managing the editorial and engagement strategy for the business, ensuring key messages are covered in a variety of departmental and corporate mediums and establishing new tools and channels for team development.  This role requires excellent decision-making ability, ability to drive autonomously, strong relationships across the company, and comfort in working with senior management to execute on the delivery of both day-to-day priorities and longer term goals and projects.


  • Coordinate projects and/or commitments directly involving the COO and their direct reports
  • Lead planning efforts and manage agendas for meetings (staff, Town Hall, site visits, etc.)
  • Be an ambassador for the team across the enterprise, ensuring transparency and strategic alignment with our partners. Ensuring our plans and vision are well socialized and helping to connect the dots across the organization.
  • Create communication plans and provide content for various vehicles such as corporate intranet, emails, and talking points
  • Preparation of executive reports and presentations to a variety of audiences/constituents
  • Develop programs and processes supporting department strategy
  • Represent department in cross functional groups
  • Involved in a wide variety of tasks (ad-hoc projects or business demands which arise)


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience with strong business acumen
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Capable of juggling multiple tasks and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish work through others
  • Experience and comfort working with senior leaders

Proficient at using all Microsoft office products with the ability to create professional presentations and develop messaging around business strategies and initiatives



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