Investment Analyst

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Date Posted: Aug 28, 2023

Location(s): Dublin, IE

Company: MetLife

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. Founded in 1868, 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. We have operations in more than 40 countries and hold 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 $669 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2021, ranked #50 on the Fortune 500 list, and honored to have been named to Fortune magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for three consecutive years. 


MetLife employees are united by purpose, guided by empathy and inspired by one another’s unique backgrounds and perspective to make a difference in the lives of our customers, communities, and the world at large.


Job Title: Investment Analyst

Job Location: Dublin


MetLife, Inc (“MetLife”) has helped generations of people around the world protect their families and finances. We are one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management to our individual and institutional customers.


MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of MetLife and is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $580 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. MIM has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate. Visit us at to learn more.


MetLife Investment Management Europe Limited (“MIM Europe”) serves MIM’s institutional client base in the European Union. It is a rapidly growing UCITS Management Company and AIFM with MiFID top-up permissions relating to individual portfolio management, investment advice and receipt and transmission of orders.  MIM Europe is based in MetLife’s existing Dublin Office, located in the City Centre.


Role Value Proposition: 

You will support the Chief Investment Officer / Designated Person for Investment Management and will be an integral part of a team responsible for oversight of all investment management functions for both separately managed accounts and our funds.


You will attend regular meetings with portfolio managers and asset class specialists to discuss investment opportunities for separately managed accounts and will assist in the review of deal pipelines, credit papers and investment recommendations. You will play a key role in suitability assessments of investment strategies and products for clients and will help to agree risk tolerances, investment objectives and investment guidelines.


You will perform oversight of the fund products to ensure they are in line with all fund formation and governance documentation and assist with new fund launches.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Chief Investment Officer / Designated Person for Investment Management with day-to-day oversight and monitoring tasks; ensure that any breaches of investment strategy are escalated and resolved appropriately

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the investment strategies and products. Conduct analysis to understand key drivers of performance and portfolio positioning.

  • Review and analyse reporting received from service providers (Fund Administrators, Portfolio Managers and other key service providers) and escalate reportable items to the relevant Designated Person(s), as required

  • Provide oversight and contribute to improving the company’s core framework documents including policies, procedures and KRIs

  • Coordinate and compile monthly/quarterly reporting for the Designated Person and the Board

  • Assist with the management of projects (including fund launches) from the initiation and planning stages through execution and completion; and

  • Support the business in responding to client needs on an ongoing basis.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 5 years’ experience in financial services

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Detailed oriented

  • Team player with the ability to develop strong relationships with key stakeholders



  • Experience in the investment management industry

  • Knowledge of UCITS, AIFM and MiFID regulations and the Central Bank’s Fund Management Company Guidance (CP86) requirements

  • Knowledge of how the Investment Management industry operates both within Ireland and Europe


MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. . It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations.  We strive to find the best candidate for all positions and a diverse range of applicants ensures we widen our talent pool in order to achieve this.  Any applicants with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions, please do let us know about your reasonable adjustments to ensure that we can best meet your needs.

We ensure to reward and recognise our employees for their contributions and accomplishments at work.   We value our employees’ commitment to their work by offering a competitive and extensive compensation and benefits package. This includes 25 paid holidays, performance-based bonus, health insurance, income protection  and pension benefits. MetLife will also assist in the funding of professional fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax.
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