Value Assurance Principal

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: January 25, 2017
  • Reference ID: 39822-en_US

Job Location:  Cary, NC

Alternate Job Location: New York, NY



This role manages value assurance across complex cross-departmental or enterprise wide projects, programs, and portfolios in MetLife’s Enterprise Application Development division. This role oversees the value-assurance functions for highly complex projects, programs, and portfolios and provides recommendations on how to improve the delivery of value and decrease its cost. 


  • Position will work together with the project and business teams to ensure the ultimate success of the initiative- interfaces with all areas affected by the project including all key stakeholders and vendors, communicates with senior management regarding recommendations when needed.
  • Ensures projects are organized to achieve minimum viable product with clear governance and assigned benefits.
  • Engages project management counterparts, customers and project stakeholders to ensure continued alignment with project objectives. Implements value assurance recommendations through direct action or escalation when necessary. Improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, and training and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure efficiency and boost morale.
  • Leverages industry expertise to develop and implement program guidance, templates, and tools.
  • Operates as an internal consultant directing the work of all levels of management and acts as an internal consultant to provide guidance to project staff.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication, strong PowerPoint skills, entrepreneurial with a mindset for continual improvement
  • 10+ years broad experience in Information Technology, Finance, or Consulting with 8-10 years project and program management experience
  • Any of the following are nice to have: PMP, Master's degree (MS, MA, MBA, etc.), background in management consulting, Clarity PPM, Scrum master experience and/or certification (CSPO, CSM)




Group Technology – Global Program Management




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.

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Requisition #: 39822 

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