MetLife Supervisor-Operational Support in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater

Alternate Job Location : Not Applicable : Not Applicable

Role Value Proposition:

Specialized Benefit Resources (SBR) is a full-service unit within MetLife (RIS/LIFS) that focuses exclusively on the design, implementation, and administration of liability financing and corporate executive benefits through the use of corporate-owned, corporate-sponsored, and bank-owned life insurance products.

This position will work closely with the Director of Client Services - Operational Support and oversee (4) employees and includes daily interaction with the other areas of Operational Support and Client Relationship Services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full People Management Responsibility including setting objectives, career development, feedback, succession planning, developing talent and skills of staff and hiring and termination.

  • Cross-Train with the Claims Consultant position and act as Back-Up during times of heavy volume, vacation, and participate and assist with related projects/processes/initiatives.

  • Gathering, coordinating, analyzing, and reporting of departmental metrics in order to identify potential process improvement opportunities. Offer LEAN-Lite suggestions for Operational Support.

  • Oversight and guidance of the Out population, which is upward of 5,000 policies (including researching and answering Associate Client Executive’s questions on these policies).

  • Oversight for the Policyholder Services (PHS) Department (including the review of Vantage transactions and approvals of outgoing check and wire disbursements).

  • Cross-train with the PHS department on all aspects of workflow and Vantage transaction processing.

  • Partner with LIFS Compliance (on ACTS Bulletins, Compliance Mailings, and Compliance Projects).

  • Special Projects/System Initiatives/Procedure Review as necessary. This would include the Writing, Review, and Analysis of Business Specifications.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • FINRA Registration as a Registered Representative (Series 6 or 7) is required

  • Professional insurance designation or college degree preferred

  • 8-10 years of life insurance experience preferred (COLI preferred)

  • Previous management experience is required

  • Knowledge of Universal Life, Variable Universal Life, and Private Placement Variable Life Products

  • Ability to work and communicate proficiently using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook

  • Strong mathematical aptitude combined with excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and make sound business decisions

  • Strong customer service skills

Business Category

Operations

Number of Openings

1

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Requisition #: 59381