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CMG Corporate Director - Capital Markets/Securities Lending

Date Posted: Jan 12, 2022

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 Capital Markets Group (“CMG”) manages $80B of MetLife spread margin businesses and is comprised of two teams: Securities Lending (“SL”) and Capital Markets investments Products (“CMIP”).  CMG integrates the management and sourcing of assets and “non-traditional” insurance liabilities through a centralized team focused on pursuing spread businesses within a consistent and disciplined asset-liability match (“ALM”) approach.  The group manages both the asset allocation strategy for funds raised from liability placement as well as the issuance of the respective liabilities under each team.  Liabilities include securities lending, funding agreement-backed medium-term notes and commercial paper, Federal Home Loan Bank advances, and Farmer Mac advances.


The CMG team is responsible for margin establishment and management and to enhance profitability through optimization of risks and returns and the avoidance of margin slippage that can result from separation of liability and asset responsibility. This position will provide a candidate with the opportunity to gain exposure to a unique business model which includes both asset and liability responsibilities. The candidate will help support the day-to-day operational management of the CMIP and SL businesses through active partnership with all internal and external business partners.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the day-to-day operational program management of the CMG business
  • Strategically manage and provide leadership for the implementation of all operational aspects of CMIP new business initiatives, program expansions and system upgrades
  • Opportunistically create efficiencies and streamline reporting process
    • Global relationship management requests
    • Quarterly earnings files
    • Review and analyze all weekly, monthly, and quarterly CMG portfolio risk and analytics reports  
    • Regulators, rating agencies and 3rd party clients
  • Participate in annual plan process and assist with the establishment of the plan data and metrics
  • Contribute to a culture of responsibility and authority, teamwork, creativity, and diversity that will help drive the successful completion of the group’s current and longer-term objectives.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Related work experience in finance, capital markets or accounting
  • Strong analytical skills, computer skills and excellent problem solver
  • Motivated and good team player
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Sound judgement



  • Murex and Aladdin experience a plus
  • Working towards MBA or CFA 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 #: 122768