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Lead General Risk Management Consultant

Date Posted: Feb 16, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New York  : 200 Park Avenue  


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife’s Operational Risk Management (“ORM”) function within Global Risk Management is responsible for the design and implementation of company-wide policies, frameworks and tools enabling appropriate management of non-financial risks throughout the organization.  ORM partners closely with various stakeholders across the enterprise to implement strong processes and effective controls, as well as to foster and embed a strong risk culture. 


This position will report to MetLife’s centralized ORM Framework, Governance and Reporting team, supporting global adoption and execution of MetLife’s non-financial risk management framework.  The individual will provide critical support working with Regional Risk Management and Compliance organizations in the global roll-out and ongoing execution of an enhanced Non-Financial Risk Assessment (NFRA) Framework.


The individual will report to the Global Head of NFRA and will gain invaluable experience working across the global risk management function.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide governance and end-to-end project management ensuring effective global implementation of the NFRA process, including transition into a sustainable operating model, partnering with regional stakeholders to coordinate preparation and tracking of annual NFRA plans
  • Co-ordinate and co-lead the Corporate Functions NFRA
  • Develop and maintain applicable standards, procedures, and resources supporting the NFRA and oversee execution and quality of assessments to ensure adherence with NFRA Standards
  • Assist with providing NFRA training to key stakeholders
  • Support design of the risk management system supporting NFRA execution including risk-based trigger framework and analyze assessment results to identify themes/trends and prepare executive reporting



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Proactive, intellectually curious, willing to challenge others and operate with a sense of urgency
  • Strong knowledge of risk management best practices and emerging industry developments
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage shifting priorities to deliver results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare and conduct presentations and communicate with senior and executive management
  • Must be a dedicated, self-motivated individual with an ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to develop partnerships and relationships in a cross-functional environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • minimum bachelor’s degree



  • 5+ years of financial services experience; experience working in Risk / Compliance / Audit
  • Prior experience managing complex large-scale global projects; strategic thinker with strong execution capabilities





Business Category

Global Risk Management


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 $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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.


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