19 days old
2017-11-212017-12-21

Innovation Consultant

MetLife
New York, NY
**Job Location:** United States : New York : NY







**Role Value Proposition:**







The MIT Research (Innovation) Consultant is responsible for supporting the tools and processes of the MetIP innovation program, helping to drive innovative solutions to business problems. This role will interface daily with MIT and MetLife leaders in support of a joint research effort on underwriting. The work will require attention to detail, external research, project management, various levels of reporting and an ability to synthesize complex solutions into easily understood concepts for multiple constituencies. In addition, while largely focusing on the MIT effort (50% of time), the Consultant will drive a series of initiatives for multiple teams and partners including external capability sourcing and POC support.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Actively support to the joint research project on underwriting with MIT



+ Engage MetLife leaders to gather requirements and identify opportunities for innovative solutions



+ Research new and maturing startup companies, mapping their products and services to MetLife requirements



+ Lead external capability sourcing and POC efforts across MetLife



+ Support and manage processes for the capture, analysis, and prioritization of innovation ideas







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







**Required:**







+ Undergraduate degree with an additional 3 5 years of professional experience



+ Demonstrated ability to manage multiple strategic partnerships and relationships with client groups



+ Excellent understanding of the current technology environment and cutting edge products and services



+ Strong business analysis and writing skills with the ability to articulate business concepts as manageable components







**Preferred:**







+ 3 or more years of experience in the financial services industry



+ MBA or other advanced degree preferred



+ Experience with CRM (e.g. SalesForce) and/or data visualization tools (e.g. Qlik Sense)



+ Experience with supporting a corporate and academic environment



+ A flexibility and openness to shifting priorities and timelines



+ Willingness to try new things and fail



+ Willingness to travel up to 50% of time







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

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