Asset Management - Newark, NJ Director, Data Governance, PGIM Fixed Income

About the position

Are you looking to grow your career in a top global fixed income asset manager? Are you looking forward to diversifying your skill set by expanding your skills in a dynamic and collegial workplace?

PGIM Fixed Income is seeking a Director to help manage the implementation of its data governance framework of policies and best practices to achieve the required level of data consistency, quality, and protection.

This role provides an opportunity to liaise with data governance stakeholders throughout PGIM Fixed Income, establish and foster adherence to data governance policies, principals, and procedures and help establish PGIM Fixed Income as a world-class, data driven organization.

Who are We?
PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. The company has offices in Newark, New Jersey, London, Tokyo and Singapore. As of June 30, 2019, the firm has $809 billion of assets under management including $346 billion in institutional assets, $142 billion in retail assets, and $321 billion in proprietary assets.

Over 700 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.

PGIM Fixed Income maintains a collegial and supportive work environment. Associates share their insights, skills, and diverse perspectives with a talented team working toward common goals. We place high priority on maintaining a work environment that develops, motivates, rewards and retains employees. We offer a total rewards package that includes competitive pay, performance-based incentives, long-term savings and support for life beyond work.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Chief Data Officer in establishing and implementing a PGIM Fixed Income-wide data governance roadmap, including the development of global, information-based capabilities
  • Oversee the multi-phased roll out and adoption of the data governance framework, including the adoption of data standards, principals, and controls
  • Serve as a liaison between key stakeholders including Technology, Quantitative Risk and Modeling, Data Owners and Control Functions (Operational Risk Management, Privacy, Information Security, Compliance, etc.), to ensure that data related business requirements are clearly defined, communicated, understood, and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning
  • Support and provide guidance to data analysts and stewards in the management and adoption of data quality controls and principals
  • Foster a culture of ownership and accountability for producing high quality, accurate and timely data
  • Continually assess, identify and communicate risks, ensuring accountability and mitigation within the data governance framework
  • Develop and implement quality and performance metrics and thresholds for communication to key stakeholders
  • Assist with data management improvements while ensuring accessibility, accuracy and timeliness
  • Identify process deficiencies; partner with key stakeholders and IT to implement long-term strategic solutions that improve resource and time allocation
  • Provide guidance to domain owners and stewards for the creation and maintenance of data dictionaries, and capturing data lineage
  • Assist with the automation of data governance related activities, including data dictionaries and lineage, issue tracking, reporting and metrics


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with 10 years of experience working in fixed income asset management
  • 5+ years of experience working in data analysis, data management or in a data governance function
  • Detailed knowledge of fixed income markets, with expertise in a wide range of products and of data utilized by the business and applications
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent management skills, and ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with business, operations and technology teams
  • High level of initiative and of setting and achieving challenging goals
  • Ability to work effectively and build strong relationships with teams throughout the organization
  • Ability to positively influence the commitment and results of resources not under direct control

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 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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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