Senior Client Services Consultant - National Accounts

Date Posted: Aug 29, 2023

Location(s): Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 New York, NY, US, 10166 Bloomfield, CT, US, 6002

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater

Alternate Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater || United States : Connecticut : Bloomfield || United States : New York : NY || United States : New York : New York

Work Arrangement: Hybrid


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Client Services Consultant provides administrative and customer service to very large group insurance clients within National Accounts (5,000+ lives). You will work with internal and external resources to manage customer relationships and satisfaction with overall accountability for the day-to-day administration of multiple National Account clients.


Key Responsibilities:

Overall accountability for the day-to-day administration of multiple or complex clients, including:

  • Acting as primary client contact and providing exceptional customer service through ongoing customer delivery and client satisfaction by promptly and accurately addressing client’s questions or issues.
  • Acting as the liaison between the client and internal MetLife teams by identifying the MetLife team that can best assist the client.
  • Coordinating, planning, and facilitating client meetings, both in-person and via conference call including, but not limited to, drafting and preparing materials, agendas, and presentations.
  • Leads initial strategy meetings, establishes specific processes and reports, reviews contract documents, completes broker agreements, creates process manuals, and inputs and ensures accurate installation of data in MetLife systems.
  • Receiving, analyzing, researching, and responding to client requests and leading projects
  • Identifying policies that fall outside of MetLife’s standard products and devising potential solutions to meet individual customer needs.
  • Crafting and providing clients with alternative solutions to requests and identifying potential plan design alternatives
  • Partnering with MetLife’s Financial team in completion of client reports
  • Partnering with Proposal Unit to conduct research and respond to client RFP questionnaires.
  • Acting as project leader for the implementation of new clients and addition of MetLife product lines to existing clients, including leading customer implementation meetings, and identifying and working with appropriate MetLife departments to ensure that MetLife meets key deliverables.
  • Analyzing complex multi-line plans to ensure that MetLife delivers on its contractual agreements with clients.
  • Identifying clients with billing and financial issues and determining the appropriate response based on account history, familiarity with client, and other subjective standards.
  • Analyzing the detailed components and provisions in legal agreements between MetLife and the client and identifying and assisting in the facilitation of the execution of contracts to ensure legal and contractual compliance.
  • Leading cross-functional project teams designed to identify innovative ways to support key National Account initiatives and to enhance MetLife’s general operational effectiveness.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills  


  • 7+ years of account management, customer service, project management experience within the insurance industry.
  • Extensive experience managing complex client accounts and relationships.
  • Ability to analyze complex client accounts and drive timely solutions to customer issues.
  • Ability to answer wide range of client questions on-the-spot and provide potential solutions while balancing client expectations with MetLife capabilities.
  • Firm knowledge of group products, services and systems and ability to apply analytical skills to the interaction of these products, services, and systems.
  • General understanding of U.S. economy and employee benefits industry.
  • Self-motivated to learn more about the business and is proactive in personal development.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software, especially Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work autonomously; effectively handle multiple tasks, prioritize deadlines appropriately and remain flexible
  • Project management skills including problem solving, attention to detail, analytical thinking and decisiveness


Assignment Category

Full Time


Up to 25%

Business Category

US Business

Number of Openings


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.

The wage range for applicants for this position is $84,500 - $110,000. This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

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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.