Director, Third Party Risk Management - Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: January 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: 38322-en_US

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Charlotte  


In January 2016, MetLife announced a plan to pursue the separation of a substantial portion of its U.S. Retail segment. Once separated, the new business will be called Brighthouse Financial.


Brighthouse Financial will serve customers the way they want, need and deserve. It will focus on eliminating the complexity, confusion and cost that can get in the way of many Americans who are seeking financial security. We will bring products to the market that add value to our customers’ lives, and will be guided by a common set of values that focus on the customer and drive accountability.


Brighthouse Financial is seeking high-performing team members who are passionate about the company’s mission.  We are laser-focused on adding value to our customers and minimizing complexity in every decision and action. We are building high performing teams who set the bar high and hold each other accountable.


Appropriately design and facilitate a third party supplier risk management program for a leading U.S. Insurance company.  This position reports to the Head of Procurement. 



  • Implement and enforce a holistic third party supplier lifecycle management program which includes supplier on-boarding, on-going governance and off-boarding.
  • Establish strong partnerships with the network of Brighthouse Financial supplier managers.  Supplier network includes suppliers with spend of $500M+. 
  • This role will have one direct report; however, will also indirectly oversee associates across Brighthouse Financial as well as with our outsourced procurement provider.
  • Prepare regular updates to senior management of third party supplier management performance against objectives developed by the Head of Procurement and Chief Risk Officer. 
  • Implement and manage end-to-end framework for managing internal and external audit requirements. Ensure audit schedule is established for critical suppliers.



  • 5+ years professional experience in Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management
  • Solid understanding of the regulatory and business environment around third party supplier risk.
  • High degree of problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, work well in a team environment, able to work in diverse environments and adhere to highest ethical standards
  • Excellent relationship building, influencing, communication and presentation skills








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 #: 38322 

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