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Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:48 AM

Role Value Proposition: MetLife is looking to hire a Team Leader for the Municipal Credit Research group in the Global Credit. Research is an integral part of MetLife's credit asset management process. Research analysts perform fundamental analysis on municipal credits in various sectors, utilizing sector:specific research and relative value analysis to evaluate issuers' creditworthiness and make recommendations to the trading desk. MetLife's municipal bond portfolio has grown to about 15 billion in assets.
Key Responsibilities:
:Analyzing primary and secondary investment opportunities and perform active surveillance of portfolio holdings
:Monitoring and evaluating sector and issuer:specific developments
:Properly positioning the portfolio at the sector and individual issuer level
:Communicating credit views and ideas to PM and trader(s)
:Monitor financial and operating performance with specific emphasis on municipal investment grade securities
:Contribute to the timely analysis of investment opportunities, including the development of purchase/sale recommendations and relative value ideas within the Unit by keeping abreast of all aspects of the municipal market, including new developments, issuance, and new structures
:Make buy/sell investment recommendations based on credit views. This includes writing detailed credit memos for new purchases and annual credit reviews
:Proactively monitor industry developments, providing input to help form opinions for sector positioning and support changes to exposures when warranted
:Present credit analyses to management credit committee
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
:MBA, CFA or equivalent
:At least 5 years municipal credit experience, 8+ years of total experience
:In:depth knowledge of a specific municipal sector: state and local general obligation and/or healthcare, preferred
:Ability to work effectively with others at all levels of the organization
:Proficiency in Open Bloomberg, Excel, Word
:Solid quantitative and analytical skills
:Strong organization skills
:Excellent oral and written communication skills
Leadership Competencies:
:Motivates People : Gains people commitment to achieve business objectives through clear communication of the company's vision and flexing leadership styles to inspire high performance.
:Creates Partnerships : Authentically builds trusted relationships and collaborates across global, diverse and multi:functional teams to successfully drive business objectives.
:Grows Talent : Inclusively and pro:actively develops talent, empowers individuals and manages diverse teams to drive engagement and performance.
:Models our Values : Creates a culture that promotes the company's values and standards through role modeling, accountability and ownership of decisions.
:Focuses on Customers : Promotes customer centricity and ensures focus on creating great customer experiences to achieve competitive advantage.
:Drives Results : Sets aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved performance, leading change and ensuring high standards.
Key Relationships:
:Reports to: SVP Credit Research
:Direct reports/team: 3 research analysts
:Key Stakeholders: Portfolio Managers, Traders and Research peers
MetLife, through our subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Founded in 1868, we are a global provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Our employees serve approximately 100 million customers, individuals and businesses, including over 90 of the FORTUNE 100(R).
We are ranked 40 on the Fortune 500 list and 48 on the Forbes Global 500 list. We have operations in nearly 50 countries, and hold leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are also one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with an ove


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