Vice President, Strategic Initiatives - Innovation

Pgim Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. Newark , NJ 07101

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Classification:

Technology - Agile, Delivery, & Product

Prudential's Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.

The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you'll unlock a challenging and impactful career - all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world's leading financial services institutions.

This team is focused on partnering with and supporting stakeholders across Prudential to identify, accelerate and develop competitively differentiated opportunities - leveraging best-in-class and emerging technologies. This will include building stronger internal collaboration and communities of interest inside Prudential, identifying ways to accelerate/amplify existing innovation efforts as well as helping identify and develop partnerships with outside partners or commercialization opportunities.

Another key component of this role is to help establish common innovation frameworks and enable transparency for C-level executive reporting and insights.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help implement, refine and communicate innovation/emerging technology framework, informed by and aligned to the enterprise and business strategies

  • Take the lead on one or more areas of focus by:

  • Helping establish and facilitate communities of interest anchored around the specific topics/technologies

  • Advising on emerging technology and innovation opportunities aligned to the focus area in the context of business strategies and challenges, bringing deep technology subject matter expertise to each opportunity

  • Executing targeted research efforts on emerging and disruptive technologies, partnerships and ecosystems aligned to the focus areas

  • Work closely with internal and external partners as required to advance innovation and adoption of emerging and disruptive technologies, partnerships and ecosystems

  • Collaborating with Global Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Risk, Compliance and key teams across Global Technology

  • Helping communicate out to relevant leaders and stakeholders, share insights and updates

  • Overseeing proof of concept incubation to MVP for identified opportunities in collaboration with key Global Technology and business partners for execution

Qualifications & Key Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Previous experience in venture capital, investment banking, strategic consulting, or experience at a venture-backed startup highly desirable

  • Experience working on adoption of new technology and/or innovative models; experience driving changes in insurance, financial services or other highly regulated industries highly desirable

  • Background in engineering, computer science, or other technical field, or equivalent ability to build credibility with highly technical counterparts

  • Experience with enterprise technology innovation, internal or external accelerators a plus

  • Technical Expertise: understanding of and experience with modern technology stacks; keeps current with technology advancements

  • Business Acumen: understands the strategic business needs of the company and the impact of technology; leverages external marketplace research and business insights to drive outcomes

  • Social Intelligence: robust skill and appetite to form relationships and build network within the venture, technology, and the entrepreneurial community as well as with key stakeholders and business leaders at all levels across the organization; organizationally savvy with the desire to collaborate and successful operate across the organization

  • Influence & Execution Skills: proven ability to influence and collaborate with others and drive results, with a strong track record of achieving challenging objectives

  • Data & Insights Analysis: ability to identify and assess key points, implications and recommendations through thought leadership and superior problem-solving skills; uses a logical, systematic, sequential approach to understand both the business and what is needed to achieve successful business results

  • Communication for Impact: exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate clarity and conviction to individuals at all levels within the organization

  • Outcome Management: demonstrated success of creating specific, measurable, and concrete objectives aligned with business goals

Note: Prudential is required by state specific laws to include the salary range for this role when hiring a resident in applicable locations. The salary range for this role is from $175,500.00 to $237,500.00. Specific pricing for the role may vary within the above range based on many factors including geographic location, candidate experience, and skills. Roles may also be eligible for additional compensation and/or benefits. Eligibility to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance. In addition, employees are eligible for standard benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and retirement.

Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, which may include an assessment, please email accommodations.hw@prudential.com.

Please note that the above email is solely for individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation. If you are experiencing a technical issue with your application or an assessment, please email careers.technicalsupport@prudential.com to request assistance.


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