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  • Posting Location: Dublin, Ireland

Country
Ireland
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Travel Required
10%
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes
Posted Date
18-Jun-2024
Job ID
2751

Description and Requirements

Investment Management Distribution Associate


Job Title: Distribution Associate - Institutional Client Group

Job Location: Dublin, Ireland

 

MetLife, Inc (“MetLife”) has helped generations of people around the world protect their families and finances. We are one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management to our individual and institutional customers.

 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife and is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with ~$600 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. MIM has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate. Visit us at www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.

 

MIM has created MetLife Investment Management Europe Limited (“MIM Europe”) to serve its customers in the European Union.

 

MIM Europe will be located in MetLife’s existing Dublin Office, located in the City Centre. This is the Insurance Operational Headquarters for our Western and Central Europe Region; in addition, a significant number of our colleagues are focused on supporting our broader EMEA and Global functions. It’s home to our Actuarial, Audit, Compliance, Finance, IT, Legal, Operations, Risk and Treasury Teams. 

 

 

Role Value Proposition:  

 

MetLife Investment Management (“MIM”) is a premier asset manager with breadth across various asset sectors and global markets, and strong asset-liability management capabilities.  With a ~$600 billion combined domestic and international general account and 3rd party portfolio, MIM is an important contributor to MetLife’s financial performance.  The primary objective of MIM is to maximize our client’s long-term economic value by investing in assets that support the client’s liabilities and produce a consistent stream of operating earnings.

 

The Distribution Associate role in Institutional Client Group is part of the team responsible for growing the asset management business. This includes developing and maintaining client relationships, coordinating ad hoc requests, participating in meetings and sales presentations, compiling and analyzing data, monitoring industry trends, managing investor inquiries in a manner which contributes to MetLife Investment Management’s business growth objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Key Responsibilities:  

 

l  Work closely with Sales team members to develop and maintain client relationship across strategic markets and key client segments in the EMEA region.

l  Create and maintain existing and prospective client database, including call notes, investor type, commitments, interest in competing strategies, etc. by leveraging salesforce.com functionality.

l  Assist Sales team members in the preparation for meetings, calls and other sales activities including logistics, presentation materials, agenda, briefing notes, research and follow ups.

l  Actively research prospective clients including recent news, emerging trends, major capital markets activities, and potential regulatory changes.

l  Work with internal stakeholders to create marketing materials for use with potential and existing investors, committees, and consultants.

l  Engage with investment teams and product specialists to develop knowledge of MIM strategies, products and capabilities.

l  Work in partnership with the RFP team to facilitate the completion of request for proposals (RFP) and due diligence questionnaires (DDQ). 

l  Review marketing materials, RFPs, DDQs and other follow up material prior to distribution to clients and prospects.

l  Support onboarding activity for new clients, or terminations for existing clients and transitions of assets.

l  Preparation and review of client reporting, if required. 

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills: 

 

Required: 

·         Exceptional multi-tasking, time management, organization, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

·         Strong project management skills including attention to detail, analytical thinking and decisiveness.

·         Ability to work autonomously, prioritizing deadlines appropriately and remaining flexible and professional.

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to comprehend and discuss about markets and investments.  Show a passion in investments and a ‘can-do’ attitude in developing business.

·         Educated to degree level.

 

Preferred: 

·         Demonstrated record of success in supporting institutional clients and developing strong working relationships with internal key stakeholders (Sales, Compliance, Legal, Portfolio Management).

·         3+ years of relevant experience in Investment Management and various investment products (real estate & fixed income).

 

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations.  We strive to find the best candidate for all positions and a diverse range of applicants ensures we widen our talent pool in order to achieve this.  Any applicants with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions, please do let us know about your reasonable adjustments to ensure that we can best meet your needs.

 

 

 

Salary Grade

12

 

Travel

Limited

 

Business Category

Institutional Client Group, MetLife Investment Management

 

 

Number of Openings

1

 

Hiring Manager

Nigel Murdoch

 

Benefits We Offer

Our benefits are designed to care for your holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer health care coverage for you and your family, insurance discounts for home, car, and pet protection, as well as parental leave. We also provide premium gym membership for you and your direct relatives, volunteer time off, discounts with specific universities, flexible Fridays, connectivity reimbursement, and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies", 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!