Project Lead - Brighthouse Financial

Date Posted: May 9, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Charlotte  Alternate Job Location : Not Applicable : Not Applicable  


Role Value Proposition: 


    The Brighthouse Technology Project Leader is responsible for the following:


  • Oversees and executes projects typically large in scope and complexity
  • Identifies, assembles and oversees the resources to support the work including employees and consultants and/or offshore resources
  • Works with the customer and business partners to define the approach and scope of projects
  • Leads project review meetings, documents project status, updates project plans, resolves issues and reports critical items including action plans to management
  • Facilitates required governance and communications
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Working independently, manages large scale projects or oversees multiple related large scale projects
  • Identifies resources needed, assembles project team, assigns individual responsibilities
  • Communicates with Project Management counterparts, customers and project stakeholders to ensure continuing alignment with project objectives
  • Manages stakeholder (customers, vendors, etc.) and team expectations
  • Manages assigned resources to ensure on- time completion of planned tasks
  • Identifies and mitigates issues and risks
  • Works with various areas of the organization within and outside the Technology organization including clients, project members, management, vendors, and other LOB’s


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Proficient with project management concepts such as Scope, Communication, Financial and Risk Management practices
  • Detailed knowledge and/or experience with technology concepts and Software Development Life Cycle methodologies (e.g., Agile, Iterative, Waterfall); Agile experience preferred
  • Extensive experience with managing offshore teams and/or vendors
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills, inclusive of written, verbal and listening
  • Customer Service Orientation and strong teamwork
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Analytic and strategic thinker capable of translating senior-level direction and corporate risk management policies and procedures into structured, practical, efficient and effective business processes.  Able to achieve results in a matrix setting through stewardship, influence, motivation and change leadership





  • Bachelor’s degree and related field experience
  • 7+ years of experience in various business or technology roles with progressive responsibility, preferably within the financial services industry
  • 5+ years project management experience
  • People management experience preferred
  • Financial Services and / or Insurance Industry experience preferred
  • Preferred background in corporate systems supporting business functions that include:  Marketing Distribution/Sales


Brighthouse Financial is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Brighthouse Financial'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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