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Director of Delivery Engagement

Date Posted: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

This role drives effectiveness of the organization.  Develop excellence in program and project management via standards, training, reporting and monitoring across all teams within DnA DataSTAR (BA, Factory and Operations).  Support with standardized reporting for portfolio, financials, resource and demand management.  Manage Policy, Compliance, Risk, Legal, and Security.


This function establishes, implements, maintains, and monitors program and project management methodologies & governance to ensure alignment and standardization within the IT organizations. Defines and develops project management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics. Establishes, implements, maintains and monitors processes to ensure alignment with MetLife and industry best practices. Direct people management responsibilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicates with IT leadership, business leadership and IT Business Consultants to communicate portfolio and/or program strategy, direction and changes.
  • Provides oversight for delivering all projects contained in the IT project portfolio on time, within budget and meeting the strategic and business requirements.
  • Partners with senior leadership to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Champions and influences DnA DataSTAR’s use of established processes, methodologies & tools.
  • Directs, motivates, and develops project staff. Identifies and addresses training and development needs.
  • Responsible for monthly financial management and administrative activities


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of IT and business/industry work experience, with at least 5 years managing projects and/or project portfolios.
  • Minimum 5 years management experience
  • Possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of portfolio or project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.



  • Deep technical expertise in one or more areas within Big Data, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence, Application Development, Database Administration, ETL, Advanced Analytic systems.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams through technical and/or organizational change.
  • PMP, ITIL certification



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.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 105712 

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