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Senior PMO Consultant

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Date Posted: Nov 25, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife's Global Technology Services (GTS), Global Technology Shared Services (GTSS) Portfolio Management team requires a Senior Portfolio Manager to support portfolio planning and management. Establishes, implements, maintains, and monitors portfolio and project management methodologies and governance to ensure alignment and standardization within the IT organization.


Key Responsibilities: 

    • Maintain strong knowledge of key strategies, deliverables, and priorities, and use that knowledge to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders
    • Collaborate with IT organization sponsors, Portfolio Managers, and Financial Analysts to support portfolio PAR administration, financials, support, and consulting
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify performance metrics and analytics that enable data-driven decision making
    • Coordinate and lead Monthly Portfolio Reviews and executive approval processes in leadership forums presenting top performance metrics and analytics

    • Develop executive internal and external presentations and communication

    • Administer set-up and track all approved Project Approval Requests (PARs) or labor, direct expense, and other expense codes to improve project accounting budget, actuals, and forecast capabilities


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


    • 5+ years of Portfolio Management or related experience
    • Strong relationship and change management experience
    • Ability to collaborate effectively and transparently and work as part of a team  
    • Ability to simplify portfolio data for data-driven decision making 
    • Identify and drive process improvement opportunities
    • Experience collaborating with and presenting to senior executives
    • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Adept at juggling competing priorities, delivering on-time results, and honoring commitments
    • Strong understanding of program and project management
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field 



  • Experience using Clarity and Apptio
  • 2+ years of Lean Portfolio Management / SAFe Agile transformation experience



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, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.



Requisition #: 124065


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