Sr. Proposal Specialist

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Wilmington, Delaware
  • Posted: February 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 40642-en_US

Job Location: United States : Delaware : Wilmington  


The Expatriate Benefits business is part of the Global Employee Benefits business with focus on administering a suite of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, LTD, and other services, to citizens traveling outside of their home country. This position will be part of the Expatriate Business Operations team and will be responsible for preparing and delivering responses for Requests for Proposals (RFPs).


The candidate will work closely with all areas of the expatriate team to support the timely and accurate delivery of responses to brokers and clients.  This is a critical position as the RFP is our first opportunity to inform the market of the expatriate solutions and how we differentiate from the competition.  The work will involve providing standard responses but also will require customized replies depending on the client needs.  This position also collaborates with various internal partners such as legal and IT and requires strong writing and editing skills.



  • Develop timely, accurate, and concise responses to standard Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and questionnaires and contributes to the acquisition of new business by understanding sales strategies and business capabilities.
  • Provide focused and accurate case specific responses for inclusion in proposal packages by accessing databases, conducting research with product and functional experts and scripting responses to inquiries.
  • Interface with marketing and product areas to ensure proposal material and databases are accurate and current and act as the primary administrator of one or more knowledge databases, including functioning as technical expert of knowledge database software.
  • Prepare, deliver and manage all assigned cases, and review information within the case to determine the solutions provided will meet the needs of the customer. 
  • Protect MetLife’s legal position by making sure all proposal packages accurately reflect the companies capabilities and complies with legal and regulatory guidelines.


  • Essential to the role is the ability to produce high quality written materials.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Good organizational skills including time and resource management.
  • Good communication, influencing, and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in insurance and/or expatriate benefits would be an asset.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Good PC skills and proficiency with common business software.
  • BS/BA in related field and 5-7 years related experience.


Global Employee Benefits, Expatriate Business




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 #: 40642 

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