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Date Posted: Jan 24, 2023

Location(s): New York, NY, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

AVP, Intelligence- Global Corporate Security


Location: NYC office. Hybrid schedule (in office 3 days, work from home 2 days).


Department: Global Technology & Operations is responsible for technology development, infrastructure, information and cyber security, data strategy and analytics, customer service, and operations in support of all lines of business across 40+ markets around the world.​


Role: The Global Technology & Operations area within MetLife is seeking an Intelligence expert with at least 10 years of relevant experience. He or she will report to and work closely with the Head of Global Corporate Security on strategic and operational issues related to analyzing and communicating intelligence information and measuring performance of the corporate security organization.


Key Relationships:

Reports to: SVP, Global Corporate Security

Direct reports/team: 2 Direct Reports/36 on the Global Team, not including Contractors


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains global framework for capturing, analyzing and communicating intelligence information.
  • Develops intelligence collection and analysis methodologies, training materials and templates for the team.
  • Develops intelligence strategies and plans to support risk assessment to business and operations.
  • Oversees acquisition, research, development and presentation of intelligence information
  • Develops requirements for all intelligence assessment and risk analysis, including identifying and vetting information sources.
  • Assesses potential threats to local/regional stability.
  • Oversees the identification, evaluation, and monitoring of threats to critical corporate assets.  Develops actionable intelligence that helps with curbing threats and support corporate decision-making.
  • Builds, maintains and leverages relationships with key external agencies, industry groups, and other multinationals to include OSAC and FBI.
  • Builds and leverages relationships with other internal teams (e.g., Gov’t Affairs, IT Risk & Security) to share intelligence sources, methodologies and analysis, including cyber risks.
  • Ensures all intelligence data is properly disseminated within global corporate security and to other stakeholders.
  • Leads targeted research projects, special studies and analysis of intelligence information.
  • Drives integration of data and quantitative projects with qualitative intelligence and other corporate security programs.
  • Leads creation of technology requirements and leverages information technology resources to develop new analytical and dissemination platforms and tools.
  • Manages data and intelligence vendors/providers.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • At least 10 years of direct government intelligence or corporate security intelligence experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise of private and public sector intelligence function.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to coordinate teams and professionals with various skills across the organization.
  • A keen analytical thinker with the aptitude to collate and validate intelligence, evaluate the reliability of sources and the relevance of information to operations.
  • Experience in conducting comprehensive research on complex topics independently or as a part of a larger analytical effort focusing on long-term trends that could impact the organization.
  • Proven ability to fuse quantitative data and qualitative analysis and produce company-specific risk assessments.
  • Experience in writing detailed strategic and operational intelligence reports and security assessments for senior executives.
  • Experience in developing measures, metrics and processes for tracking performance of a security organization.
  • Process oriented with proven excellent project management skills.
  • BA/BS degree minimum; advanced degree preferred.
  • Foreign language ability highly desired.
  • Government security agency or risk / security consulting experience a plus.


MetLife Success Principles:

  • Experiment with Confidence– Courageously learn and test new ideas without fear of failure
  • Act with Urgency– Demonstrate speed to action with agility and determination
  • Seek Diverse Perspectives– Source ideas and feedback to expand thinking and make informed decisions
  • Seize Opportunity– Drive responsible growth and identify areas for continuous improvement
  • Champion Inclusion– Foster an environment where everyone is valued, heard, and can speak up
  • Create Alignment– Partner with others across the organization with candor and transparency
  • Take Responsibility– Be accountable and act in pursuit of the right outcomes
  • Enable Solutions– Anticipate and address obstacles while managing risk
  • Deliver What Matters – Execute meaningful priorities and follow through on commitments




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 $669 billion of total assets under management as of December 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 $151,000 to $201,300. This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation and stock based long-term incentives. 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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City