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Associate - Investments Strategy

Date Posted: Jun 16, 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.


This Associate, Investments Strategy position supports the senior team members of the Global Economic and Market Strategy team within the Insurance Asset Management Group.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Creation and preparation of presentations for internal and external clients, maintaining databases and updating reports used to track global market developments.
  • Support the senior members of the team with ad hoc research projects by creating and running models, designing charts and proof reading/organizing research products.
  • Help improve the operational efficiency of the department by automating and/or streamlining existing processes with a focus on our asset allocation processes.
  • Work with members of asset class groups – private securities, public fixed income and real estate - as needed.  
  • In time we would expect the candidate to assume some responsibility for idea generation and independent research.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Ability to work with others, communicate efficiently and to exercise common sense judgment.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to understand and execute research assignments including quantitative analysis.
  • Strong writing skills required.
  • Interest in economics and markets.



  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting, Economics, Finance or a related discipline
  • Ability to use programming (Python) and Excel macros a plus.


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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 $659.6 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. 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.   


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 #: 117263