Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey: Careers



We're looking for action-oriented, entrepreneurial people that want to be part of the latest innovation in healthcare – one that will provide more affordable insurance benefits to hundreds of thousands of people.

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    Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is a new, nonprofit member-driven health plan with just one mission: to bring quality, affordable health insurance to independent workers, small businesses, and others not offered employee-sponsored health plans in New Jersey.

    HRINJ is a CO-OP, or Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, and we are collaborative, friendly, open-minded, adaptable, creative, and action-oriented. We work in a fast-paced and fun environment, and are constantly exploring interesting new ideas that can help our CO-OP drive some of the most important health market reforms.

    To apply: 
    Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to, with the job title in which you are interested listed in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. Your cover letter should reflect your interest in the position and HRINJ as an organization.

  • Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey (HRINJ) is seeking a Governance Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO, to perform dual duties in the Executive Department. He or she provides external and internal support and direction in relationship to HRINJ’s Board of Directors, and also facilitates organizational efficiency of the Executive Office. The position includes accountability to a variety of external agencies, including Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), and is responsible for supervising the Office Coordinator. Responsibilities include meeting agenda development, meeting attendance, development of Board governance policies and procedures in collaboration with the Board of Directors, and oversight of the Board Member nomination and election processes..


    • Administrative and Supervisory Responsibilities
      • Maintain organization of CEO’s office, including answering and forwarding phones, maintaining Executive calendar and files, making travel arrangements, tracking expenses, etc.
      • Supervise Office Coordinator in office reception, daily duties and other required aspects of that position.
      • Develop and manage annual calendar of Executive, Board and committee meeting agendas and action items, and attend meetings as needed.
      • Maintain primary responsibility for preparing and circulating meeting agendas in advance, recording meeting notes, drafting and disseminating final approved meeting minutes, etc.
      • Prepare PowerPoint presentations, assemble relevant materials, and otherwise assist CEO and Board members in preparing for internal and external meetings and conferences.
      • Provide organizational support for Executive and Board strategic planning processes, including maintaining organizational policies and procedures, Board governance manual, etc.
    • Board Responsibilities
      • Record and draft corporate and Board resolutions and consents, and maintain organizational performance dashboard.
      • Monitor organizational practices to ensure compliance with Company Bylaws and Policies and Procedures, and flag areas of inconsistency for review by CEO and/or Board.
      • Work with committees to manage annual Member Nomination and Board elections processes, and maintain online Board portal.
      • Work with Board members to ensure adherence to Board and committee responsibilities, and achievement of meeting objectives and strategic planning goals.
      • Maintain primary responsibility for Board evaluation process, including communicating results and incorporating findings into Board governance program.
      • Conduct research and advise Board members on current regulatory requirements and corporate governance best practices.
      • Collaborate with CEO and members of the Board to implement a Board development program, including new Board member orientation, continuing education, etc.
      • Track key corporate governance metrics, including board member attendance, diversity, board/committee meeting material preparation.
      • Engage in special projects as needed.


    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Excel.
    • 5-10 years experience providing administrative support with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and members of the public.
    • 5-10 years experience providing support to nonprofit boards with knowledge of functions and role of governing Board of Directors.
    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational, time and project management skills and the ability to multitask while prioritizing work.
    • Very skilled in producing professional, clearly-written and well-presented letters, documents and PowerPoint presentations.
    • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with customer service orientation.
    • Experience working independently with little or no supervision with the ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitively handle and resolve presenting issues.
    • Must be available to attend Board and Committee meetings in the evenings as required.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity and Accommodation Statement:
    Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, family medical history or genetic information, liability for military service, mental or physical disability, perceived disability, AIDS and HIV status, and any other legally protected status. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  If you require disability accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the Human Resources Manager at 201.244.4755.