16 days old

Specialist/Senior Specialist, Health Strategy Plan Manager

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19488 


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 position is member of the Benefits Strategy Team within the People 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 will do the following:

  • Prepare in-depth analysis of health care trends and develop strategies to impact American’s health plans and voluntary offerings  
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of vendor services, recommends opportunities for improvements and leads the implementation of strategic solutions
  • Manage vendor relationships and work collaboratively to ensure plan provisions are implemented, interpreted and administered correctly   
  • Oversee 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 or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in medical and pharmacy plan management
  • Proven experience in using data to analyze medical trends
  • Expert presentation writing skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of health benefits industry trends, regulations and best practices
  • Proven experience developing benefit program recommendations  
  • Ability to communicate and influence all levels of management and vendors
  • Must be able to work independently and with limited direction to prioritize tasks under narrow time limitations, and appropriately communicate changes and progress
  • Proven track record handling and maintaining highly confidential information
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to run, manipulate and maintain large data sets efficiently
  • Proven track record of developing presentations to all levels of management
  • Team player who is calm and effective while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Driven to achieve excellence:  holds high standard of quality for self and others, strong goal orientation
  • SPHR, PHR and/or CEBS certification is a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19488 


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