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Senior Project Lead

Date Posted: Nov 25, 2017

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Proposition

This position will be part of the EAD IT Team that develops and supports the applications for the MetLife Global Security business partners.  This position will have responsibilities in defining and managing projects within the internal team, span many MetLife business and IT areas, as well as leveraging multiple vendor resources.  This is a lead position that requires minimum supervision and needs to seamlessly articulate business objectives across business leaders, subject matter experts, and highly technical resources.     

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Expert in understanding of business needs, goals, challenges and connect them to the technical solutions that add value to the business

  • Ability to quickly articulate the business needs of an organization and develop them into IT requirements

  • Lead, work with and motivate global teams that are not direct reports

  • Collaborate with vendors and stakeholders to provide the best possible IT solutions to fulfill business objectives

  • Create project plans, estimates and status updates to management team

  • Work with teams and manage scope, schedule and delivery of projects
  • Manage day-to-day activities of several Enterprise Application systems
  • Performs other lead duties as assigned

Required experience:

  • Experience working with Global teams in matrixed structure
  • Very strong presentation and communication skills with experience providing communication to senior leaders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities and interpersonal skills
  • 5+ Years’ managing large scale IT Projects
  • 4-6 Years’ PM experience
  • Experience in Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Organizational intelligence and strong influence management/cross-functional leadership skills; adept at working in a matrixed structure
  • Strong relationship management and facilitation skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively

Preferred experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other Information Systems/Technical discipline
  • PMP certification
  • Physical Security systems experience with Access Control and Video Monitoring systems
  • Hands-on technical installation experience of physical security systems
  • Vendor management 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 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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