Senior Business Planning & Strategy Advisor

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: December 22, 2016
  • Reference ID: 31942-en_US

Job Location: New York, NY



At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities.  The Senior Consultant will work on a variety of strategic initiatives ranging from Executive Board-level presentations and reports, research and analytics of internal & external performance metrics and other special topics. This position is expected to bring a creative and analytical skill set to solving strategic issues for MetLife’s Global Technology and Operations organization.

This position seeks a self-motivated, ambitious and dedicated individual with the ability to deliver insightful, high complexity analyses in a dynamic, high urgency environment. Candidates must be analytical yet pragmatic with strong quantitative capabilities, business judgment and possess outstanding organizational and communication skills.  Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to work both independently and as a team member are important characteristics for this individual. Candidates must possess a "can do" attitude: the ability to enthusiastically and aggressively take ownership for a project, prioritize effectively, and ultimately drive the project through to completion.


  • Support the Chief of Staff’s office of the Executive Vice President & Head of MetLife’s GTO
  • Support development of concise and effective Executive presentations for MetLife’s Executive Group and Board of Directors
  • Support special programs such as MetLife Way, an enterprise-wide initiative to drive Lean deployments in sales and service in the U.S
  • Conduct secondary research and competitive analyses (e.g., macro environment, product, financial performance, market positioning)
  • Perform complex data analyses (e.g., financial modeling) to support GTO leadership with urgent, high priority tasks and key strategic decisions
  • Synthesize large amounts of data (e.g., financial, customer, risk metrics) into critical insights, observations or trends and translate them into strategic recommendations
  • Manage interactions and communication across a wide range of senior stakeholders in GTO and MetLife


  • 5 years of relevant work experience (consulting or internal strategic planning background)
  • 5 years of experience with a high degree of proficiency with Excel pivot tables and macros
  • 5 years of experience and a high degree of proficiency with Power Point; experience using Think Cell is a plus.
  • Outstanding relationship building skills & excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree a plus




Global Technology & Operations – Strategy and Planning




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 #: 31942 

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