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Associate - Investment Portfolio Management

Date Posted: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate.  Visit us at to learn more.


The Affiliated Insurance Company Investment Management (AICIM) is responsible for overseeing the management of the MetLife General Account investment portfolios, providing a critical component of the asset-liability management (ALM) process. The investment portfolios support a variety of insurance and investment products sold globally by MetLife. Portfolios are primarily comprised of fixed income securities, but also include real estate and other equity investments. Portfolios are managed in an ALM and relative value framework, balancing both current income and total return needs.


The mission of the AICIM group is to develop portfolio management / ALM solutions that help meet company economic, risk, capital and growth objectives. The group’s objectives are: to design portfolio/ALM strategy, to identify, analyze and solve issues and opportunities, to construct portfolio strategy for new business pricing and product development, and to leverage the global ALM governance process.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Work with AICIM, MIM portfolio managers, market specialists, ALM specialists, etc. to build and develop tools to measure risk and exposures with respect to: net investment income, capital, liquidity, rates, and currency.
  • Translate management business objectives into detailed quantitative analysis in support of portfolio strategy development.
  • Analyze the impact of ALM, ERM, regulatory constraints and GAAP or statutory accounting on portfolio management strategies.
  • Develop and manage initiatives to solve portfolio and risk management issues and/or seize earnings opportunities.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Strong quantitative skills and modeling proficiency.
  • Proficiency with VBA, Visual Studio, SQL server and/ or Access platforms.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.


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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.  Visit us at to learn more about our brand, history, and values. 


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.


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 #: 117661