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Business Development Consultant I

Date Posted: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Bridgewater, NJ


Role Value Proposition:

The Center of Excellence (CoE) within Group Benefits Product area is focused on helping drive growth of the EB business in countries and markets such as MetLife Worldwide Benefits through the development of tools and technology. This position will be part of the CoE team and will be responsible for managing the global tools utilized by regions and countries achieve their goals. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of Global Wellness toolkits utilized by global markets including:
    • Maintain overall relationship between the Wellness vendor and MetLife
    • Oversee and lead relationship development, deployment and maintenance activities for the global contract
    • Support the global markets in SOW development and deployment Wellness program  
    • Ongoing maintenance and updates of Wellness toolkits
  • Ownership of the Global Product Catalog including:
    • Periodic reviews with global markets and Legal on current EB product offerings
    • Ongoing updates and maintenance of the Global Product Catalog
  • Oversee GEB global market teams tform including:
    • Partner with GOSC resource on BAU, insuring user issues are resolved within SLA
    • Planning and implementation of enhancements and improvements to the platform
    • Conduct quarterly meetings with global markets to review metrics, assess training needs and share best practices
  • Manages, builds and drives critical relationships with IT, consultants and vendors, internal end users and corporate customers and leadership
  • May be responsible for overseeing GOSC and external consulting resources that will be added to augment the team providing day to day guidance and direction to ensure execution results
  • Partner with Product and US Marketing to develop creative assets & messaging that support the Small & Specialty Business Group Benefits BU and marketing objectives; also includes working with Legal and Compliance as needed.



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with complex reporting structures, influencing decisions and managing resources from across multiple disciplines within the enterprise
  • Awareness of global business practices and ability to adapt communication approach to different regions and markets, taking local languages and cultures in consideration
  • Resourceful, strong work ethic, intellectual curiosity, excellent written and verbal communications skills - must be able to communicate effectively internally with functionally and geographically diverse teams and externally with clients, brokers, partners and intermediaries
  • Ability to present recommendations into a concise format for executive leaders
  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills
  • Ability to adapt well to ambiguity and changing priorities
  • Knowledge of technology system processes, reporting functions and methodologies
  • 5+ years of relevant business experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred



  • Knowledge of and SharePoint a plus
  • Successful track record of planning and leading small to mid-size projects
  • Previous experience in international employee benefits and/or product development a plus

Key Relationships:

  • Reports to: Assistant Vice President, GEB CoE
  • Direct reports/team: 0
  • Key Stakeholders: Local country business partners; GEB Business Analytics; GB IT; Global Operations



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.


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