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Director, Global Diversity Recruiting

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Date Posted: Nov 18, 2022

Location(s): Remote, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Work From Home 

Work Arrangement: Virtual

Role Value Proposition: 


The Director of Global Diversity Recruiting will develop and implement an innovative strategy to attract, engage and recruit diverse talent to achieve even stronger and sustainable outcomes in talent diversity at all levels. Partner closely with key stakeholders across the organization to determine priorities, resources and commitments for initiatives and projects with shared accountability.  Drive transformative talent acquisition capabilities while developing and executing strategic sourcing strategies to identify diverse talent for both active, open roles as well as anticipated opportunities. 


Key Responsibilities


  • Evaluate and optimize investments, platforms, partnerships and events to promote experienced diverse hiring
  • Build and own Diversity Toolkits, templates, training materials and blueprints for Talent Acquisition globally
  • Track and monitor key hiring metrics (diverse candidate slates and interviewer panels) across the enterprise in partnership with Talent Acquisition, DEI and Workforce Analytics
  • Partner with Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing team to ensure we use inclusive language and promote our diversity hiring practices



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills




  • 10+ years of experience, with demonstrated success in creating and executing global diversity recruitment strategies.
  • Passionate about hunting for talent, a proven talent scout.  Bring deep, established networks and DEI resources to leverage.
  • Agile mindset coupled with demonstrative success in developing, driving and executing talent sourcing and acquisition strategies using innovative and cost-effective recruiting methods, including direct sourcing.
  • Capable of bringing multiple stakeholders together; consultative client service expertise including strategic discussion on business need and role requirements, creation of highly effective sourcing strategies, guidance on best interview and calibration methods, and effective negotiation and close.
  • Structured systems thinker, can define a clear plan and align everyone behind it.  Superb senior level assessment skills; credibility to build strong working relationships with senior clients and their HRBPs.
  • Strong executive presence, leadership, change and project management skills.  Ability to understand and communicate market trends and provide clients with value-added perspective on how best to source and attract diverse talent.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities without compromising excellence; adept at triaging and sorting through competing demands.
  • Sense of urgency and ownership; solutions-driven, models client service excellence.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior retained executive search, corporate or RPO senior-level recruiting experience
  • Prior experience leading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging strategies and initiatives
  • Certifications: AIRS or CDR

Assignment Category

Full Time


Up to 25%

Business Category

Human Resources

Number of Openings


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, 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 Min: $ 103,000 and Mid: $157,900 . 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.