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Actuary - Pension Risk Transfer

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife is an industry leader in the Pension Risk Transfer space, and the US Pension Pricing team is seeking an Actuary to support its responsibilities and to assist in transforming its strategy and operating environment.  Core responsibilities include pricing of pension risk transfer transactions, mortality experience analyses, and developing customized solutions for corporate clients.  This position will work with Product Management, Contracts, Valuation, ALM, Global Risk Management, Finance, and Investments on a regular basis.  This position will also provide actuarial support for the team’s projects to enhance processes.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Perform Pension Risk Transfer annuity pricing; review defined benefit plan documents (or summary); Independently analyze participant level data and complex plan provisions; set actuarial assumptions within company guidelines; independently perform complex actuarial calculations and sensitivity analysis; and analyze profitability; review investment portfolios for appropriateness; review offer letters and contracts for consistency with pricing assumptions; own, explain, and present results and metrics, including comparison to other products and/or past cases
  • Independently analyze case-specific mortality experience data (MED) and plan features and perform sensitivities to develop best estimate assumptions; recommend, document, present & defend assumptions to Risk and Actuarial 
  • Identify and implement improvements for tools used for PRT mortality development including both internal proprietary models, analysis of plan-specific MED, and assumption playbooks
  • Strong presentation and documentation of all work and models to share with peers and senior leaders, including assumptions, processes, methodology and results; detailed model validation and review; produce clear, concise summaries and decks of analysis/recommendations 
  • Develop pricing financial metrics, review and verify actuarial reports, and present reports to Management.
  • Provide actuarial support to internal partners (i.e. Implementation and Global Operations) on all pricing issues. 
  • Collaborate with the Contract team to develop a comprehensive bid letter and term sheet for each case and contracts after the sale.
  • Perform post-sales pricing related functions, such as creating individual cost listing, analyzing price variance, handling amendment calculations, etc.
  • Identify and implement process improvement to enhance the quality of work and improve efficiency.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Minimum of 7 years of actuarial experience.
  • Near or recent attainment of Fellow of the Society of Actuaries 
  • Advanced Excel and VBA skills.
  • Excellent analytical and spreadsheet skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments while meeting tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Good communication skills.
  • High degree of business and financial acumen.
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics or actuarial science.



  • Experience with Prophet.
  • Proficient in Access, C++ or other programming languages.

Range $125,800 - $149,100




The salary range for applicants for this position is 111,800 - 149,100.
Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
Acerca de MetLife

Reconocida en la lista de la revista Fortune de las "Empresas más admiradas del mundo" de 2023, MetLife, a través de sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una de las empresas de servicios financieros líderes en el mundo; proporcionando seguros, anualidades, beneficios para empleados y gestión de activos a clientes individuales e institucionales. Con operaciones en más de 40 mercados, ocupamos posiciones de liderazgo en Estados Unidos, América Latina, Asia, Europa y Medio Oriente.

Nuestro propósito es simple: ayudar a nuestros colegas, clientes, comunidades y al mundo en general a crear un futuro más seguro. Unidos por un propósito y guiados por la empatía, estamos inspirados para transformar el próximo siglo en servicios financieros. En MetLife, es #AllTogetherPossible. ¡Únete a nosotros!
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MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
111,800 - 149,100