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Benefits Analyst, Health Plan

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

The Benefits Analyst, Health Plan reports to the Vice President, Heath and Wellness and monitors and manages the Board’s health and wellness vendor partners ensuring conformance with established performance standards and contractual terms. Coordinating regular meetings with each service vendor, this individual will accumulate and review monthly and quarterly data reports to evaluate vendor compliance with performance standards, review member satisfaction metrics, recognize emerging trends, and identify plan level issues. Collaborating with the Director, Information Management, this individual will produce ad hoc reports to evaluate the value and impact of healthcare management initiatives. The Benefits Analyst will also lead ongoing management of Call to Health (the Board’s wellness initiative); coordinating vendor resources, Board Communications, and other key stakeholders. Additionally, this individual has responsibility for planning and overseeing the Board’s annual Vendor Partner Summit with a focus on enhancing the Board’s continued commitment to developing a more integrated, coordinated, compliant and member-friendly service and care experience. The Benefits Analyst will also support the development and generation of customized benefits proposals for church based employers and regional Church Consultants; tracking the proposals, pre-sale activities, and results.

The Ideal Candidate Possesses

  • a Bachelor’s degree;
  • 3-5 years of experience in heath and wellness and/or benefits plan administration;
  • a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • an ability to navigate through ambiguity; flexible and adaptable to change;
  • an ability to communicate complex issues/solutions in a manner that is easily understood and actionable by any audience;
  • strong relationship management skills with internal and external clients;
  • proven ability to develop and effectively utilize collaborative approaches; and
  • a customer-centric approach.

The Ideal Candidate Strongly Desires To Serve the PC(USA) with

  • strong analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills necessary to evaluate problems;
  • exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • an ability to lead and facilitate meetings;
  • a desire to seek and identify process improvement opportunities for improved efficiency;
  • an ability to identify trends and apply knowledge to facilitate appropriate solutions;
  • proven ability to work well with diverse groups and all levels of management;
  • an interest in developing a thorough understanding of the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Church polity, and the nature and expectations of our membership; and
  • a desire to serve the members of the Benefits Plan of the PC(USA).

The Ideal Candidate Would Receive

  • medical, other health and welfare, and retirement benefits, including a defined benefit pension plan and a 403(b) retirement savings plan, along with
    • a minimum of 22 days’ personal leave, paid sick time, and paid holidays
    • generous tuition assistance
    • a fitness center membership subsidy
    • health and well-being resources;
    • satisfaction gained from working for a service-oriented employer; and
    • volunteer and other service opportunities in the community at large.

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) traces its roots to 1717, when Presbyterians established the Fund for Pious Uses to financially assist ministers and their families. It is a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and one of six national agencies of the General Assembly, the governing body for the PC(USA), which is the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States. The agency administers the church Benefits Plan and Assistance Program, provides educational opportunities, and manages investments of approximately $9 billion. The Board’s 185 employees view themselves as part of the ministry of serving others who serve the Church. Every employee is focused on our members, PC(USA) church employers, and other PC(USA)-affiliated organizations that we serve.

View our We Serve video and see and hear from prospective colleagues at the Board of Pensions. If you believe you have the professional and personal credentials to join us as a colleague on the Benefits Team and would like to support the Board of Pensions as we serve more, serve better, and serve the Church, please contact Claire Anastase, Human Resources Generalist, at

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Date Posted
March 15, 2017
Job Type
Philadelphia, PA

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