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Director & Actuary

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Date Posted: May 5, 2022

Location(s): Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

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.


Role Value Proposition: 


The position is the Director of the Group Life reserve valuation team.   He or she would be the Group Life Valuation Actuary. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the Group Life reserve valuation and financial reporting, which includes Group Term Life, GUL, COLI / BOLI, and post retirement benefits.
  • Explain reserve variances and earning analysis to the line of business.
  • Supporting implementation of Long Duration Target Improvements (LDTI).
  • Ensure the appropriateness of new business and inforce reserve assumptions.
  • Support the liability projection work.
  • Actively partner with CFO and other business partners.
  • Create, maintain and re-certify all process documentation.
  • Manage 3 direct reports.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:




  • 4+ years of experience in an actuarial position.
  • FSA, or near FSA
  • Excellent organizational, mathematical, and analytical abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excels at building partnerships and fostering teamwork
  • Manages performance effectively
  • Reserve valuation or financial reporting experience a plus
  • Group insurance product knowledge a plus




  • Experience with PolySystems or valuation software a plus
  • Valuation work experience a plus
  • Projection modeling experience a plus
  • Group Life or Health product knowledge a plus


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 #: 125432