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MetLife Contract Development Consultant in New York, New York

Job Location: United States : New York : New York

Role Value Proposition:

This full-time position is responsible for the development and regulatory filing of contracts and other related forms and documents for MetLife’s Retirement Income Solutions organization.

Retirement Income Solutions, in MetLife’s Americas division, delivers retirement and benefit funding solutions in specialized markets. Retirement Income Solutions is a leading provider of stable value products, structured settlements, annuities for employer plans, and life insurance funding products. The Retirement Income Solutions Contracts organization works closely with legal and the product and sales teams to develop contracts for existing product sales as well as the contracts required for new product introductions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops state insurance department regulatory filing submissions for highly complex products. The forms include contracts, amendments, endorsements, and other regulatory submissions such as memos of operation

  • Develop and analyze contracts and related forms and review applicable laws and regulations to ensure the documents filed are in compliance; recommend alternative strategies when appropriate

  • Draft and coordinate the development of investment management agreements associated with MetLife separate accounts

  • Partner with internal business partners including actuarial, legal, investments, sales, finance, marketing, and product to identify product specifications and contract requirements

  • Research and respond to insurance regulators, as well as internal and external customer questions regarding contract features and compliance

  • Provide technical support in the analysis of new product development and contract-related analysis required for due diligence activities

  • Coordinate cross-functional projects, as required

  • Addresses nonstandard assignments and may devise solutions without precedent, including Information Life Cycle Management processes and development of Contracts database

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Subject matter expert widely recognized for his/her expertise and is considered a seasoned consultant in the contract development and compliance area

  • 3-5+ years of relevant experience

  • Advanced technical knowledge and skills in group contract work for applicable products


  • BS/BA degree is strongly preferred

  • Paralegal or similar legal experience

  • Knowledge of insurance laws and regulations pertaining to contracts and filing procedures (including familiarity with the SERFF and I-File forms filing systems)

Business Category

RIS Contracts

Number of Openings


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 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.

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Requisition #: 109487