Senior Project Manager
MetLife - New York, NY

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Job Location

New York, NY

Job Description

MetLife’s Direct Business & Digital Marketing / Design & Build group is looking for a Sr. Project Manager eager to join a dynamic and exciting team.
We help everyone act on their best intentions to protect their financial future – for themselves and their loved ones. We’re building a new business inside a 140-year old company creating infrastructure, systems, and procedures while at the same time managing the daily demands of a growing business.
This is not easy.
It requires solution-focused, figure-out-how-to-get-it-done people. Our schedules are packed; every day brings new and unexpected challenges. Our success is not assured – we have to earn it.
A willingness to develop yourself and dig deep; to practice new skills and apply effective behaviors is required. If you love what you do and not just what you get for doing it, you’re in the right place.
None of this is easy... but it’s worth it.
The Sr. Project Manager will be a core member of our team and expected to understand the business drivers behind the initiative and utilize that understanding to develop and drive the initiative’s requirements and execution.

Job Requirements

Develops detailed work plans, schedules, resource plans, project estimates, budgets, and status reports; leads project meetings

Provides status updates regarding project health, escalates obstacles and identifies opportunities

Ensures that the right business and technical SMEs are engaged in requirements and designing solutions which address complex and varied business needs

Performs other duties as assigned or required

Entails 5-10% travel

Oversees concurrent matrix technology projects spanning various and distinct lines of business

Leverages industry and project management experience to identify and recommend solutions, clear roadblocks and execute on-time and within budget

Manages critical relationships with IT, consultants and vendors, internal end users, and business customers/leadership

Manages business systems analyst resource allocation based on project plan dates

Experience Required

Possess strong interpersonal skills, technical understanding, and effective experience in technology project management

Possess strong capability and demonstrable experience in executing several projects, of varying sizes, concurrently.

Knowledge of system design processes, methodologies, and testing tools

Highly proficient in MS Project, as well as the rest of the MS Office suite

5+ years of demonstrable project management experience

3+ years of demonstrable business systems analyst experience in the application development process, including the definition of business requirements, functional designs, and test planning.

PMP certification is preferred

Desire for career longevity, development and expanding roles/responsibilities

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in related field or equivalent experience

Business Category

Global Brand, Marketing & Communication

Job Category

Number of Openings


Equal Employment Opportunity
MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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