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01-Abr-2024
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Position: Global Head of Insurance Advisory, Insurance Asset management   

Job Location: Whippany, NJ

Setting: Hybrid or in-office 

Reports to: Senior Managing Director, Head of Insurance Asset Management 

Travel: 10%


The Team You Will Join:

 

MetLife Investment Management

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


MIM's Insurance Asset Management group is responsible for the overall portfolio management of the MetLife's General Account $420 billion assets and supports MIM's Insurance Asset Management business. MIM overall currently has 78 unaffiliated insurance investors globally with $194 billion in AUM invested across all MIM strategies.  The Insurance Asset Management group provides value added capabilities including strategic and tactical asset allocation, customized portfolio strategies and other insurance advisory services.


  

The Role

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is seeking a senior leader to join its Insurance Asset Management group as Head of Insurance Advisory.  You will lead our global efforts on insurance advisory supporting MIM's Institutional Client Group (ICG) and the global insurance product distribution platform.  You will lead MIM's insurance interface function with clients and consultants for MIM's insurance asset management business, partnering with ICG and representing the full spectrum of MIM's asset product offering.  

As the Global Head of Insurance Advisory, you will be responsible for development and implementation of Insurance Advisory platform including portfolio optimization, new money portfolio construction, ALM and hedging solutions, portfolio strategies as well as product development support. As the leader, you will be responsible for delivering customized investment solutions to insurance clients to achieve objectives within the return, risk, regulatory, capital and accounting environment within their business.  

Also, you will involve strong thought leadership on global regulatory insurance frameworks, industry trends and devising customized portfolio strategies for MIM insurance clients.  Drawing on market insights and knowledge, you will partner with all MIM's asset sectors, insurance specialists and portfolio management teams to develop and implement portfolio strategies to grow both existing and new client relationships. 


How You’ll Help Us Build a Confident Future (Key Responsibilities):

 


  • Global insurance advisory partner and subject matter expert
  • Lead buildout of Global insurance Advisory platform.  Identify and coordinate with resources globally and assign key responsibilities as needed for client requests, RFPs, analysis, etc.
  • Lead insurance advisory interface and communications for existing MIM insurance client base as requested  
  • Provide thought leadership on insurance landscape, industry trends and portfolio implications across multiple regulatory regimes
  • Partner with ICG in following up on new prospect leads.  Attend client meetings as needed to discuss insurance advisory themes and portfolio strategies
  • Support cross-selling of MIM platform across investment sectors, teaming with ICG and sector specialists
  • Support product development and mandate design
  • Strategy, Thought Leadership and Market Insights
  • Lead all portfolio and strategic analytical work for both internal and external clients, partnering with portfolio managers, asset sector specialists and ICG
  • Identify areas of opportunity to differentiate MIM advisory and strategy work for clients
  • Drawing on competitive analysis, market research and investor input, advise senior management on competitive strategies for Insurance Asset Management
  • Manage and provide coaching to portfolio managers and ICG globally on advisory issues and changes that could impact portfolios
  • Maintain a high profile in the Insurance Asset Management landscape, including active participation in industry organizations and events globally.  Engagement targeted at expanding awareness of MIM as an insurance solution provider and facilitating winning single or multi asset mandates
  • Provide a favorable face to the market, enhancing recognition of MIM Insurance Asset Management as an innovative insurance solution provider
  • Represent MIM Insurance Asset Management and communicate MIM's related strategy and capabilities at industry conferences, publications and other media outlets

 Key Relationships:


  • Reports to:  Senior Managing Director, Head of Insurance Asset Management
  • Direct reports: [TBD]
  • Key Stakeholders:  Institutional Client Group, Asset Sector Specialists, Internal and External Clients, Research groups, Market Strategies group, Asset Class Heads & Portfolio Managers  


What You Need to Succeed (Required Qualifications):


  • 15+ years insurance industry and related asset management experience.
  • Strong understanding of insurance industry and insurance balance sheets, understanding insurance financial analysis and related regulatory regimes including US regulatory environment and Bermuda preferably.
  • Strong understanding of fixed income and equity investments and how they fit in insurance portfolios in varying regulatory regimes.
  • Global perspective and experience in working with international constituents and clients, established contacts in financial and insurance industry is essential.
  • Strategic investment perspective, able to research and formulate opinions/conclusions leading to formulating customized insurance recommendations and solutions.
  • Strong technical expertise, previous experience in building portfolio optimization tools, portfolio construction and hedging strategies for insurance portfolios is preferable.
  • Good understanding of insurance products, liability modelling and assumptions.
  • Strong team building and organizational skills, established success in partnering with and/or leading diverse teams of both direct and indirect reports in a complex, matrixed environment.
  • Strong collaborative skills, ability to work across and leverage resources from the broader MetLife Enterprise to benefit 3rd party insurance growth effort including regulatory, accounting and additional insurance portfolio related services.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to craft and present thematic material to external insurance clients



Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefit programs are geared toward health and wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. In addition to comprehensive health coverage including medical/prescription drug, dental, vision, and no-cost short- and long-term disability benefits also include:


  • Retirement plan (cash balance pension) with a minimum monthly contribution regardless of an employee’s pay and 401(k) with employer matching
  • Company-paid life insurance and legal services, and discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs
  • Expert support for medical second opinions, cancer care navigation, diabetes and hypertension, weight loss/fitness, joint and spine health, caregiving, and more
  • Generous paid time off, including a floating cultural heritage day
  • Paid volunteer time off and charitable contribution match
  • Tuition assistance
  • Family benefits including paid parental leave, adoption and surrogacy assistance, child and eldercare support, college advising program


Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans


If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.


MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

#MIM



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!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.