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Associate - Client Portfolio Management - Private Assets

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Date Posted: Jan 20, 2023

Location(s): 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 Private Asset Client Portfolio Management team is part of the Private Asset group that has over $37 billion in assets across Private Structured Credit, Residential Mortgage Credit, Single Family Rental Debt and Private Equity strategies.  The Private Asset Client Portfolio Management team is responsible for product strategy and overseeing the management of the various Private Asset portfolios for MIM clients, adhering to the investment guidelines that were developed by MIM and the client.  The team pursues new clients by participating in client pitches and presentations and preparing RFP responses.  The team works alongside Private Asset teams, who are responsible for deal origination and credit monitoring and are supported by MIM Operations, Legal, and Compliance.  The team also works with MIM’s Institutional Client Group (ICG) by providing asset class expertise in support of their sales efforts.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop an understanding of the client’s business, investment objectives, and investment guidelines.
  • Work closely with Private Asset teams to understand the market, new opportunities, and issues affecting the client’s portfolio.
  • Prepare quarterly client reporting package.
  • Update and maintain Private Asset pitch books.
  • Support ad hoc projects and information requests.
  • Work closely with ICG, and the Private Asset sectors to assist with marketing to existing and new clients.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • Minimum 2 years in private credit, insurance asset management, or project management.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage several different projects at once.
  • Client-focused orientation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior writing, analytical, and quantitative skills.
  • Strong Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills including slide design and development, spreadsheets, pivot tables, and graphs/charts.
  • Motivated team player.


  • Bachelor’s degree Required, but preferred in Business, Finance, Real Estate, Economics, Math, Statistics, Liberal Arts, or a related field of study.  MBA or Master’s preferred.





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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.



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.



Requisition #: 125424