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Assistant Manager-Operations

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Date Posted: Feb 5, 2023

Location(s): Noida, IN

Company: MetLife


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Position Summary


The incumbent is expected to provide leading support in managing program/project financials and implementing strong governance processes and best practices. Responsible for successfully designing, developing, and publishing various portfolio reporting & dashboards/decks for senior leadership team (leveraging the BI tools such as Power BI, PowerApps etc.).


He/she is expected to lead some of the transformation and optimization initiatives to streamline and/or re-design the processes. Also, expected to take up end-to-end Program & Project Delivery and Control activities of inflight and/or new Programs/Projects.


Job Responsibilities



Financial Management

  • Liaison and coordinate with Program/Project Managers for an efficient and effective financial management (end-to-end) of variety of concurrent projects/programs


  • Actively participate in planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding, managing, and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget


  • Manage yearly program/project budget process, actuals + forecast, variance & impact analysis, accruals, invoice tracking etc.


  • Act as financial advisor to Program/Project Mgrs. as well as Leadership team and keep them abreast of potential risks to program/projects in terms of cost planning as a result of scope/milestone changes, resource deployment etc.


  • Serve as Point of Contact (POC) and communicate project financial status adequately to all participants including leadership team to ensure that appropriate financial management information is regularly interpreted and made available, highlighting problems and suggesting remedial actions


  • Review Project status from PPM Tools like Clarity, Cognos, PAR (Project Approval Request) and discuss any variances in actual vs baseline with Program/Project Manager to be reported out to Executives/Sr. Leadership


  • Establishing & managing governance processes, ensuring compliance with the organization’s project delivery framework


  • Work independently on intermediate to complex level data integration and analysis assignments









Knowledge, Skills and Abilities




  • Any Graduate / Post Graduate
  • Candidates with Business Administration and Finance stream would be preferred (MBA)



  • 7 to 10 years of combined working experience in Program & Project Management 
  • Minimum 7+ years of hands-on experience in Program & Project Financial Management and Metrics Reporting & Analytics.




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 ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. 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.


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.