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Sr Product Consultant II

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Date Posted: Sep 15, 2022

Location(s): Remote, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Location:  Virtual 

 

Role Value Proposition:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the MetLife Group Term Life Product team, collaborating on development of new products, and management of our existing term life product portfolio. MetLife is #1 in Group Life market share, with nearly a 3rd of the Group Life market, and double that of our nearest competitor. Our goal is to continue to grow our market share through innovation and execution, and the incumbent in this role will be critical to achieving that goal. This role is responsible for providing functional and technical Life Product support for all markets.  The person in this position must possess a working knowledge of Group Life Products, including term life, accidental death & dismemberment, with a basic understanding of the contractual features and the administrative capabilities necessary to support them. This role also provides an opportunity to engage with third-party vendors who administer additional services for our life insurance participants. Responsibilities also include product maintenance, which includes support and troubleshooting product questions for in-force customers.

For this team to deliver the next generation of benefits, you will be required to extensively partner with Claims, Sales, Service, Contracts, Life Operations, Life Finance, Legal, and more. Working closely with our partners is critical to being successful in the role.

 

 

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy product innovations and administrative improvements that provide a best-in-class experience for applicants, insured, employers, and beneficiaries.  Understand and coordinate internal infrastructure to support product changes. Develop an understanding of our standard, state-filed portfolio with the ability to clearly communicate how our filings may or may not be flexible enough to provide non-standard customer requests
  • Serve as subject matter expert supporting Center of Excellence, Account Consultants, and Account Executives.  Includes review and analysis of National Account Requests for Proposals, and maintenance of marketing collateral and sales tools.  May be called upon to speak with clients in partnership with account teams, regarding case-specific plan issues, process details, legal/regulatory constraints
  • Help maintain policies and procedures for core Life Products.  Work closely with Life Product Operations, Institutional Contracts, Law, Marketing and Knowledge Management groups to promote adherence to internal process and compliance with external state and federal regulation through clear and consistent communications and oversight

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

 

  • Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills.  Ability to evaluate costs and benefits and come to decisive, workable solutions. Solutioning is key to this role!

 

  • Life Claims experience preferred, but not required.

 

  • To be successful in the role you must be able to multitask multiple unrelated deliverables.

 

  • Strong written and verbal skills with ability to translate and communicate technical and sometimes complex insurance concepts.

 

  • Ability to set and re-evaluate priorities based on demands from rival constituents.

 

  • Strong work ethic. We can teach you on the product.

 

Business Category

US Business

 

Number of Openings

1

 

“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.

 

The wage range for applicants for this position is $85,700 -1$14,300. This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

 

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.