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Network Development Specialist II

Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, US, 92614 Remote, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Irvine, CA; Remote
Alternate Job Location: Northern CA/Western Region


Role Value Proposition: 

This Network Development Specialist will work to learn and understand the assigned dental market to ensure effective recruitment of dentists to the DHMO/PDP program. He/she will be responsible for developing relationships with dentists within a provided territory in the Western Region to support network retention and provider satisfaction. This position provides sales support on a regular and ad-hoc basis to existing and prospective customers as it pertains to network development.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit dentists to participate in the DHMO/PDP program.
  • Retain current DHMO/PDP dentists in assigned area. 
  • Support sales via updates/reports of network activities. 
  • Support dental product initiatives by working with product / partners whether directly or indirectly supporting network development. 
  • Learn and apply necessary computer skills to meet reporting and inquiry information, as well as negotiation skills, writing skills and sales skills.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Firm knowledge of group products, services and systems
  • 5 yrs. relevant business experience with recruiting either dentists or doctors and/or experience working in a dentist or DPM
  • Strong computer skills:  Microsoft Office, Windows, Adobe, Word, Excel and PowerPoint



  • Dental/Doctor's Office Management, DPM experience highly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills required and knowledge of either dental or medical office practice management preferred



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


The wage range for this position specific to Colorado is $79,400.  You may be also eligible for the MetLife Annual Variable Incentive Plan ("AVIP").  Your eligibility for an AVIP award are governed by the terms of the applicable plan or program documents. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes  Medical, Dental, Life, Vision plus Retirement benefits and Paid Time Off.





MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.



Requisition #: [[119870]]


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles