Corporate Vice President, Financial Professional Recruitment Strategy


Date: Jan 14, 2023

Location: White Plains, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



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.



New York Life’s primary distribution channel is the career Agency sales force of more than 12,000 agents, operating in virtually every major city in the United States.  Every agent is affiliated with one of our 117 General Offices. These offices are operated by Agency management teams responsible for agent and management recruiting, development, and sales.  Approximately half our agents operate their businesses out of our General Offices, while the other half maintains independent office locations. 


Our General Offices are divided up among four Zones. In addition to our Zone offices, an Agency Home Office team responsible for strategy, finance, administration, standards, training, marketing and communications supports our agents and field managers.  The Agency operation also comprises teams charged with growing our business in key market segments, including the middle-income market, the advanced (high-net-worth) market, select cultural markets, and the women’s markets. Agents sell individual life insurance, individual annuities, and long-term care insurance products, as well as mutual funds.


Role Overview


Business lead for Agency core recruiting process and experience

  • Identify enhancements to current sourcing, attracting, selecting, contracting, and onboarding process and experience
  • Partner with business leads and other stakeholders in charge of New York Life recruiting systems and tools
  • Lead the development of a modern, interactive, and consistent experience for users across platforms


Thought leadership & advisory

  • Frame and analyze complex problems
  • Assess areas of opportunity, in line with overall vision and strategy
  • Develop pragmatic solutions to key strategic and operational issues
  • Present recommendations to senior leadership


Strategic planning & executive communication

  • Support strategic planning and related activities
  • Facilitate structured reviews of the enterprise portfolio of strategic initiatives & implications (e.g., budget considerations, resource allocation)
  • Drive agenda and materials development for senior executive audiences & meetings (e.g., Steering Committee meetings)


Project leadership

  • Lead end-to-end delivery of solutions
  • Support implementation of key enterprise initiatives by forming collaborative partnerships with colleagues across businesses and functional areas
  • Drive management of enterprise governance and communication processes
  • Provide program management (e.g., project plans, status reporting, risks/issues escalation, mitigation plans)


Resource management

  • Manage and develop of more junior resources
  • Plan and manage project budget, including third-party vendors
  • Manage cross-functional stakeholders



  • BS or BA required / MBA or JD required
  • Minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 7-8+ years overall experience, 5+ years in top-tier management consulting firm
  • Experience in financial services preferred, insurance expertise a plus
  • Outstanding analytic and quantitative capabilities
  • Strong communication skills including experience in developing C level presentations and communications
  • Collaborative work style and leadership presence with ability to effectively interact and earn trust of peers and senior management across the organization
  • Project and process management skills including proven ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time
  • Team management and development skills
  • Large and small group facilitation skills and experience
  • Self-starter with a passion to deliver results




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

Job Requisition ID: 88150




Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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