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Senior Product Consultant II

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Date Posted: Jun 13, 2022

Location(s): Remote, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Location: Remote 

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Product Consultant II is responsible for oversight on multiple PFML Product initiatives.  In this position, the associate must possess a thorough knowledge of PFML Products and understands the product features and the administrative capabilities necessary to drive results.    

In addition, the Senior Product Consultant will work with Small, Regional & National market leaders to monitor key metrics, identify strategies that support the overall PFML product success while maintaining cost effective portfolio management practices.  Understanding the impact of actions on financial performance of the disability lines will help optimize growth and financial performance. The Disability Product Development team supports the strategic objectives of the Group Benefits Senior Leadership team.  This team is responsible for ensuring that MetLife sales associates have the products to meet closing ratio, earnings, and persistency targets.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Represent Disability (PFML) as a Subject Matter Expert.  This includes providing functional and technical support to Market Strategy Leads, Product Directors, Finance, Sales and Service, Contracts, Marketing, IT and Underwriting units. And provide support as it relates to strategy, planning and periodic business reviews and possess the ability to present findings and knowledge to senior management
  • Design and develop new products and/or enhance features of existing products and services to provide a competitive advantage for our Market Segments.
  • Counsel, influence, and support Group Benefit partners on initiatives proposed to drive long term profitable growth. Monitor and support implementation of controls to comply with emerging regulatory themes and environmental risks   
  • Management oversight of several PFML Product initiatives.  Responsible for partnering with each initiative owner to ensure that each project is delivered on time and on budget.
  • In addition to using externally available market research data, may commission original market research internally within the organization.  
  • Significant Contributor to the Group Benefits planning process to ensure the timely delivery of successful products designed to meet the market needs of the field (annual planning processes for US/Group Benefits) 
  • Coordination with Marketing for:
    • development and update of 1st and 2nd sale materials
    • creation of marketing strategy and materials for new products and services
    • input for Cross Product materials and initiatives

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

 

  • Ability to manage individuals on a project basis, allocate resources, and monitor performance
  • Excellent project management skills to oversee a large array of different initiatives
  • Expertise in the product development process, product management process, marketing process, service process, and sales process.
  • Ability to represent MetLife Disability (PFML) as a subject matter expert to MetLife employees of varying positions (e.g. sales, service, marketing, IT, etc.) and levels (e.g. associate, manager, officer).
  • Knowledge and experience with MetLife internal systems.
  • Experience in creating and maintaining cross-functional partner relationships
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Creative thinker with strong organizational skills
  • Able to operate efficiently in a fast-paced sales environment

 

Required:

  • Strong analytical skills and base of knowledge in the insurance industry
  • Excel, Word, and PowerPoint knowledge a must

 

Preferred:

  • Ability to research and understand state laws and regulations

 

The wage range for this position specific to Colorado is $98,600 to $131,400.  You may be also eligible for the MetLife Annual Variable Incentive Plan ("AVIP").  Your eligibility for an AVIP award are governed by the terms of the applicable plan or program documents. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes  Medical, Dental, Life, Vision plus Retirement benefits and Paid Time Off.

 

Business Category

US Business

 

Number of Openings

2

 

“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:

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 $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Requisition #: 126524