Business Planning & Strategy Consultant

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: March 06, 2017
  • Reference ID: 43601-en_US

Job Location: United States : New York : NY  



The Business and Planning Consulatant, Global Strategy will work across MetLife’s strategy community to identify refresh and execute a revised, pan-enterprise strategic planning approach.  As a valued contributor, this individual will spend a significant portion of time producing, analyzing and synthesizing information from around the globe to operationalize the new process. They will be responsible for drafting clear and concise communication materials meant for the senior leadership of the enterprise. Will participate in numerous team development activities (e.g., peer to peer coaching, mentoring, etc.) to improve capabilities and encourage collaboration across the globe. Will gain invaluable experience working across functions and businesses while engaging with senior level MetLife leaders across the globe.    


  • Oversee the implementation of a refreshed Enterprise planning approach whose objective is to drive enhanced capital allocation to improve capital efficiency and grow value.
  • Participates in the creation, communication, and implementation of strategic business plans and initiatives.
  • Collects data; uses management analysis tools to conduct analyses such as performance analyses; makes recommendations and presents results.
  • May oversee budget and expense functions and prepare financial reports
  • May assist in the development and refinement of performance measures and/or re-engineering processes.
  • May coordinate complex event planning for MetLife Executive Group level capital allocation meetings


  • 3+ years of strategy or business planning experience, preferably within a complex financial services organization or consulting firm
  • BS or equivalent degree preferred (higher degree MBA/MS a big plus)
  • Prior insurance or retail financial services experience is a plus but not mandatory
  • Demonstrate distinctive problem solving and analytical skills
  • Show business maturity, have strong presence and possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience in projects that require detailed execution
  • Exhibit strong collaboration skills and ability to engage across multiple functions and business units  
  • Organized and detail oriented with the ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Flexibility to accommodate working across global time zones
  • Foreign language skills are a plus


Global Strategy




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.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 43601 

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