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Job Location: Dublin, Ireland


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. Founded in 1868, 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. We have operations in more than 40 countries and hold 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 $669 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2021, ranked #50 on the Fortune 500 list, and honored to have been named to Fortune magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for three consecutive years.  
MetLife employees are united by purpose, guided by empathy and inspired by one another’s unique backgrounds and perspective to make a difference in the lives of our customers, communities, and the world at large.

Our Dublin Office which is located in the City Centre, is the Operational Headquarters for our Europe Region, in addition a significant number of our colleagues are focused on supporting our broader EMEA and Global functions. It is home to our Actuarial, Audit, Compliance, Finance, IT, Legal, Operations, Risk and Treasury Teams.


Role Value Proposition:  

Working closely with the Deputy Head of Actuarial Function and Head of Actuarial Function, the role supports the review of Solvency II Pillar I valuation, ORSA, and the timely submission of actuarial reports to the MetLife Europe Board and the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).

The role is suited to an ambitious actuary with a proven track record of successfully leading both project and financial reporting work, and strong report writing and communication skills who is looking to progress into a Head of Actuarial Function role within the life sector in the medium/long term.
Key Responsibilities:  

•    Performing all aspects of actuarial work, including financial reporting and solvency reporting
•    Review and analysis of the quarterly reserves and capital requirements, liaising closely with the various stakeholders
•    Production of quarterly packs for management reporting and presentation of this information to the Company’s Exec and Board.
•    Engaging with Company senior management to assist them in other areas like financial risk, product distribution, and capital management
•    Analysis of the Own Risk Solvency Assessment (ORSA) projections and preparation of relevant reports.
•    Support internal and external audit, peer review, and manage regulatory interactions with the CBI.
•    Maintaining Actuarial Function documentation of key processes, procedures, and results
•    Supporting the continued enhancement of reporting processes (e.g. work with stakeholders within the organization to align on all relevant financial reporting metrics such as IFRS 17, GAAP, etc.), introducing efficiencies within the actuarial function, and increasing automation



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



•    Strong record of success in leading an Actuarial team and meeting project and regulatory deadlines
•    Excellent report writing skills with experience preparing reports for Company Executive Committees and Board
•    A strong desire to ultimately progress to be a HoAF in the medium/long term
•    An Actuarial Qualification (preferably FIA or FSAI) with 2-3 years post qualification experience
•    Ability to work collaboratively with other teams to both build relationships and meet tight deadlines 
•    An ability and desire to communicate clearly to senior management
•    Previous experience in managing regulatory interactions with the CBI



•    Detailed knowledge of Solvency II requirements 



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.


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.   


We ensure to reward and recognise our employees for their contributions and accomplishments at work.   We value our employees’ commitment to their work by offering a competitive and extensive compensation and benefits package. This includes 25 paid holidays, performance-based bonus, health insurance, income protection  and pension benefits. MetLife will also assist in the funding of professional fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax



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!