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Senior Business Planning & Strategy Consultant II

Date Posted: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Tampa , FL           Alternate Job Location : None



Role Value Proposition: 

This position is within the Global Operations Planning & Strategic Governance organization.  The position will partner with operations management to develop metrics, develop financial / portfolio management annual plans and reports that support business objective and results, and will work with supporting functions, both within and outside of the Global Operations organization and across US, Asia, Latin America, Europe regions.  In addition, this position will provide support for transformational programs, and for tools used in managing Global Operations metrics and annual plans.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Production and distribution of monthly, quarterly and senior leadership / stakeholder reports and presentations including trend analysis, variance analysis, cost and benefit analysis, status of program initiatives, escalating issues and recommend solutions.
  • Collect, review and analyze operational, transactional and performance metric data
  • Effectively interpret and transform business intelligence/data into meaningful and actionable insights that business leaders can reference to drive business outcomes, make business decisions, identify trends etc.
  • Identify areas of improvement, recommend, clarify, define and implement metrics, and the method in which data is tracked, stored and reported.
  • Assists in the development and measurement of business annual budget planning activities.
  • Establish processes, standards, and procedures for the global metrics program; work with regions/countries to implement and ensure adherence to the standards.
  • Proactively communicate reporting modifications and process changes to contributors and stakeholders based on senior management request and team observations.
  • Support and administer tools used to manage metrics, annual plans, forecasts, and management reports, including, but not limited to, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.



Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 7+ years of related work experience to include financial and / or operational.
  • Strong analytical and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to understand business needs and formulate solutions.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to work with large volumes of data and drill into details, while maintaining a “big-picture” focus.
  • Strong PC skills, including a high level of competency in Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, PowerBI and DOMO
  • Must be able to work in a matrixed environment to include geographically dispersed team members.
  • Must be flexible to accommodate working across time zones and respond to changing business needs.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business. 
  • Ability to work with, motivate and sometimes lead cross-organizational and cross-regional project team members.
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, including the ability to partner at multiple levels in the organization, build and maintain relationships, and influence decisions.
  • Knowledge of business operations, budgeting, reengineering and performance measures.
  • Previous experience in planning, metrics reporting and analysis highly desired; experience with Business Performance Management tools a plus.
  • Background in MetLife's financial and/or operational systems and processes desired.
  • Insurance industry experience desired, as well as familiarity with products comparable to those sold by MetLife.





Business Category

Global Technology & Operations





“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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #110682

Nearest Major Market: Tampa