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Date Posted: Feb 2, 2023

Location(s): Noida, IN

Company: MetLife

Position Summary:

The Research Consultant will closely work with Marketing teams. The Research Consultant will provide comprehensive market and business insights to aid in their decision making. 


The candidate will be a strong problem solver and will work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment. The candidate will be analytical, organized, process oriented, self-motivated and result driven. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a pre-requisite for this role, and an uncompromising approach to attention to detail. The candidate must also have some professional background in insurance and / or banking, management consulting, or industry research providers

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Work with business owner to identify and understand scope of the Secondary research or competitive research required.
  2. Provides comprehensive end to end market / business research and analysis.
  3. Requires significant analytic skills to interpret data and information to provide support for the development of recommendations.
  4. Develops technical content to support the recommendations.
  5. Owns the outcome – presents findings to stakeholders.
  6. Exercises judgment to make decisions for less defined issues and selects methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  7. Requires moderately complex decision-making abilities.
  8. Ability to work independently, with little or no supervision.
  9. Maintain a repository of industry best practices and keep data current and up to date.
  10. Research and recommend best practices to drive improvement with supporting benchmarking data/analysis.
  11. Research and analyze global competitors (quantitative and qualitative) on quarterly basis; perform in-depth deep dive research and assessment, and develop insights on competitors’ business models on annual basis
  12. Develop country profiles (including macro-economic data, market data, financial data and competitive intelligence on top competitors) on ad hoc basis
  13. Perform competitive intelligence research and summaries on competitors and market growth on ad hoc basis
  14. Monitor and summarize real time competitive developments of global peers


Knowledge and skills (general and technical):

  • Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in market / business research analysis, plus working knowledge of the insurance and financial services fields.
  • Preference to experience in Insurance domain either with an Insurance company / research house of consulting companies
  • Analyzing and drawing conclusions after compiling numerous data points and presenting those conclusions and data in a summarized and easy-to-grasp manner.
  • Ability to manage, handle and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Energetic attitude toward learning and developing knowledge in given subject area.
  • Flexible, diligent, motivated, reliable and proactive personality with superior problem solving skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Good communication and presentation skills along with influential and collaborative nature.
  • Strong PC Application Skills (MS Office, including PowerPoint and Excel), Power BI will be an added advantage.
  • Team oriented



  • Master's Qualification


Work Experience:

  • 8-12 years of relevant experience



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.