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Team Leader-Supplier Management

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Date Posted: May 12, 2022

Location(s): Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Basic Function


Supervising and governing associates/specialists to ensure smooth functioning of the requests. This is one of the processes in Global procurement with high volumes and focus on accuracy and timelines. The candidate is required to:

  • Strongly govern the process and the team to drive results
  • Ensure that the process transactions are processed in time
  • Understand the process
  • Ensure that the assigned targets are met in accordance with SLA and Internal standards.
  • Work with TPRM PO, customers, suppliers and GOSC management on a regular basis
  • Coordinate and be a part of special projects around improving operational efficiencies
  • Extract data from various data sources and prepare process specific reports
  • Produce and make comprehensive but targeted and insightful reports/ presentations that summarize findings and recommendations
  • Identifies areas of strength and weakness and suggests areas of improvement
  • Ensure adherence to established attendance schedules




Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions


  • Manage teams and ensure quality and productivity targets are met
  • Team & process management, coaching and providing guidance on complex issues
  • SLA management and governance of request management
  • Train the team on new process changes and updates
  • Review and manage escalations
  • Support and consultation for SNOW transition
  • Investigate issues faced by the team and help resolve
  • Identify and review process/tool gaps with TPRM PO
  • Identify and drive efficiency initiatives
  • Analyze resource utilization to manage incoming work volume effectively
  • Dashboards and other management reporting
  • SOP review and sign off
  • Risk assessment adherence governance
  • Issues management governance
  • Work with risk partners in case of delayed assessments or issues
  • Provide technical training to commodity leads and other stakeholders
  • Train the team on customizations and usage of reports in SNOW
  • Motivate team members and control attrition
  • Monitor SNow requests on an ongoing basis and take corrective steps where necessary or make incremental improvements.
  • Assist new hires such that they are productive on the floor in the shortest possible time frame
  • Handle escalations.
  • Client Interaction, where required at the level of Supervisors
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, external regulations and information security standards.
  • Collect and provide data required for various audits etc.


Performance parameters


  • Process performance – as per agreed KPI’s.
  • Attrition - as per agreed KPI’s.
  • Quality and productivity Improvement - as per agreed KPI’s.
  • Customer Satisfaction - as per agreed KPI’s.
  • Level of subject matter expertise - as per agreed KPI’s.


Any other essential function that may occur from time to time as directed by the Supervisor





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.