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Whippany, NJ, United States
30+ days ago
Whippany, New Jersey, United States
30+ days ago


Senior Credit Risk Analyst - ESG & Climate Risk

Primary Job Location: Whippany, NJ

Role Value Proposition: 

Global Risk Management (GRM) oversees MetLife’s financial and non-financial risks in order to support responsible growth and ensure we deliver on our promises to customers.  GRM accomplishes this through proactive advice, independent and effective challenge, and implementation and enforcement of guardrails.   Credit Risk Management (“CRM”), within GRM, is responsible for developing and reporting limits, capital modeling, governance, and board reporting of assets with credit risk.  CRM is seeking a Senior Credit Risk Analyst to support the scenario analysis and modeling needs of the ESG & Climate Risk Management team and the broader credit risk analytics function.  This position reports directly to the Head of Credit Analytics.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the development and implementation of an analytical framework for assessing climate and other environmental factors across industries, companies and sovereigns
  • Contribute to the design of climate risk scenario analysis and/or stress testing capabilities
  • Perform analysis of climate or other ESG risks on MetLife’s investment portfolio
  • Assist in developing approach to other ESG-related risk management policies and procedures
  • Support preparation of materials for senior staff and key stakeholders
  • Monitor regulations and financial industry standards, including best practices, climate risk scenarios and measurement approaches
  • Works independently on complex and/or important risk management projects
  • Provide additional support to our credit analytics & reporting team, as needed; examples include, supporting the production of credit economic capital, credit expected losses, and ad hoc analyses
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 3+ years of experience in any of the following fields: credit analysis, investment risk management, actuarial science, statistics, quantitative risk management, econometrics, climate science, environmental science or related field.
  • Strong interest in climate risk modelling
  • Understanding of investment products (e.g. bonds, bank loans, commercial and residential mortgages, structured products, etc.) and strong business acumen
  • Ability to condense internal and external data, often with high degrees of uncertainty into clear, actionable insights
  • Strong conceptual, analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Undergraduate degree 


  • Advanced degree in related field
  • Experience with carbon-intensive sector analysis (e.g. utilities, energy, etc.), climate risk management and/or climate risk-scenario analysis
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Proactive, motivated self-starter
  • Strong technical skills using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, as well as ability to quickly learn new tools and platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and work collaboratively with members of other departments and lines of business

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58175189
  • Location:
    Whippany, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Credit Risk Analyst - ESG & Climate Risk
  • Company Name: MetLife
  • Industry: Life/Annuities
  • Job Function: Risk Management/Loss Control/Investigations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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