1+ months

Health Strategy Plan Manager

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32132 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people.


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

This job is a member of the Health Strategy Plan Team within the People/HR Division. This position will be responsible for developing, recommending and implementing health benefit strategies to ensure market competitiveness and alignment with company goals. Additionally, the position is responsible for the strategic and contractual management of health benefit vendors who administer American's health plans and voluntary offerings.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Prepares in-depth analysis of health care trends and develops strategies to impact American's health plans and voluntary offerings
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of vendor services and recommends opportunities for improvements and lead the implementation of strategic solutions
  • Manages vendor relationships and works collaboratively to ensure plan provisions are implemented, interpreted and administered correctly
  • Oversees vendor compliance and ensures all government regulatory requirements are managed within the plan policies and procedures
  • Develops and reviews employee benefit communications and presentations
  • Interfaces with union representatives, company leaders and represents Company at various vendor and industry events

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • At least 2 years of experience in medical and pharmacy plan management
  • Proven experience in using data to analyze medical trends
  • Expertise presentation and writing skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of health benefits industry trends, regulations and best practices
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to run, manipulate and maintain large data sets efficiently
  • Must be able to work independently and with limited direction to prioritize tasks under narrow time limitations, and appropriately communicate changes and progress
  • Ability to influence all levels of management and vendors
Qualifications (Continued)

Required Qualifications (Continued)

  • Ability to achieve excellence: hold high standard of quality for self and others
  • Ability to have strong goal orientation
  • Must be able to work independently


Preferred Qualifications

  • ​SPHR, PHR and/or CEBS certification
  • Proven experience developing benefit program recommendations
  • Ability to influence all levels of management and vendors

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 32132 


Posted: 2019-08-16 Expires: 2019-11-22

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