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Executive Assistant - Investments

Date Posted: Dec 4, 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 www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.

 

This full-time position is responsible for providing executive administrative support to the SVP of MetLife Investment Management’s Debt Strategies Group (“DSG”) and supporting his staff of 20 associates that are responsible for the management of a $75 billion portfolio. This position requires attention to detail, organization, flexibility and the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task in an environment that requires frequent change.  This individual must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.  The individual is expected to maintain confidentiality and exhibit a high level of discretion and professionalism.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Perform all DSG’s administrative duties with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Coordinate Investment Committee: meeting material distribution, scheduling, and calendar entries
  • Effectively manage Microsoft Outlook calendars and schedule meetings, teleconference and WebEx/Microsoft Teams
  • Assist in maintaining and updating of commercial mortgage process manuals and web portal
  • Coordinate travel plans, hotels, and transportation; Prepare travel & entertainment reimbursement reports
  • Create and edit PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets
  • Process manual billings/ check requests
  • Maintain group’s office supply inventory; Create and maintain an accurate, organized, and efficient filing system and filing room
  • On board and setup new employees in DSG

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 5+ years of related experience.
  • Highly proficient with PC equipment and software programs, particularly Microsoft Office (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Adobe PDFs)
  • Detail oriented, dependable, discreet, proactive & highly organized
  • Highly professional in presence, interpersonal skills, and communication (oral and written)

 

Preferred:

  • Highly motivated, responsible, and resourceful
  • Strong problem resolution skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Impeccable communication skills & phone etiquette
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels in the MetLife organization

 

Business Category

Investments

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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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:

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 #: 121357