PMO Analyst - Act 2

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: March 27, 2017
  • Reference ID: 49082-en_US

Job Location: Cary, NC


Act2 is MetLife’s ten‐week paid internship program to help experienced professionals re‐enter the workforce after an extended break (18 months or more). At MetLife we know our success depends on attracting, developing and retaining a diverse mix of people who can bring different perspectives and life experiences to help us innovate for our customers and drive our business forward. This is an opportunity to reignite your professional career in a diverse, supportive and exciting environment.


All roles offered through Act2 are existing vacancies at MetLife, so you may have the opportunity to permanently join the team upon successful completion of the program. Reentering the workforce after an extended period of time can be daunting, but we believe in succeeding together and you will be surrounded by a network of leaders, mentors and colleagues to support your progress.



As member of a PMO team for US application development, responsible for rollout and adoption of standard program/project methodology in a rapidly changing environment.  Build and leverage relationships with the practitioner community, other Lines of Business (LOBs), and the team developing methodology standards.  This role requires a high degree of synthesizing and relaying information, change leadership and problem solving.


  • Facilitate/establish 360-degree working relationships between various enterprise teams/organizations
  • Gather, synthesize and present information from various sources including: executive-level reporting, training materials, artifacts, new processes
  • Champions and influences the LOB's use of established processes, methodologies & tools.
  • Assists and advise leaders, managers, and teams to the best use of program and project management disciplines and approaches within a fast-paced, high tech environment
  • Support the creation and improvement of processes, procedures, and tools
  • Responsible for the management of small to large-sized, moderately complex projects within the PMO
  • Identify, solve and drive to closure problems in a highly collaborative team environment
  • May guide work of more junior staff or practitioners


  • 3+ years of program or project management experience in IT/Software/Finance domain
  • Influencing and conflict resolution skills; Business acumen and excellent communication skills across all levels of an organization including working with executives and coaching
  • MS Office Suite experience required – Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Strong preference for expertise in work management tools such as MS Project, Jira or Rally
  • Knowledge/Understanding of Waterfall, SDLC Lifecycle, Agile and/or LEAN
  • Ability to thrive with shifting priorities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.




Group Technology & Operations- Regional Application Development, Planning & Effectiveness




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 #: 49082 

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