Project/Program Management - Newark, NJ | Moosic, PA | Shelton, CT | Dresher, PA | Hartford, CTVice President, Project Management and Strategy Planning Enabling Solutions

About the position

Who We Seek:

You are a dynamic, creative and resourceful professional who takes initiative, thrives in a fast- paced environment and is excited about being part of a team on a journey of accelerating enterprise transformation across Prudential and relishes the opportunity to be a glue that helps deliver large outcomes.

You will collaborate closely with senior leaders and are comfortable operating in an agile environment, and possess strong experience successfully navigating the complexities of a large organization. You will develop and drive execution of strategic frameworks and build consensus on strategic priorities in support of the US Businesses. You are a strong team player with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to operate at both a strategic and tactical level.

About the Role:

This position is a newly created role within Enabling Solutions and the successful candidate will work on the development and execution of initiatives to develop a needs-based structure for talent and resourcing in support of the LEAP initiatives.

This role will interface with the Group Operations Officers and their teams, USB Strategy groups, Human Resource Centers of Expertise and Human Resource Business Partners

This position will report to the Vice President, Strategy and Planning.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Lead creation of the LEAP Talent Acquisition Framework as the Chief Product Owner

−         Establish a common, horizontal capability to acquire, train and deploy critical talent to the LEAP initiatives from both internal and external sources, in a way that creates enterprise visibility, excitement and speed.

−         Drive talent based program development in support of US Businesses strategic initiatives.

−         Interface with HR business partners and CoEs to ensure alignment with Enterprise strategies and programs.

−        Develop an approach to monitor and improve performance over time including delivery against defined outcomes, identification of issues/barriers to success, points of integration and dependencies across multiple, interconnected initiatives.

−        Incorporate agile-based concepts into the practice while leveraging existing approaches and frameworks.

·       Manage an aligned strategy and drive execution and coordination for multiple cross business projects within by the Enabling Solutions

−        Manage a portfolio of strategic projects with focus and iteration.

−        Coordinate and orchestrate aligned implementation in partnership with the Customer Office and US Business functions.

Partner with all stakeholders including Finance, Service and Technology to ensure plans are robust and endorsed.



  • Minimum 7 years' experience in project management with emphasis on program development, agile product development organization effectiveness experience
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking and planning with tactical execution and delivery to achieve expected outcomes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven problem solving, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Able to work effectively with all levels across businesses throughout the Enterprise
  • Strong interpersonal skills including active listening, coaching, consultation and collaboration
  • The ability to lead and influence others, from senior leader to associate levels
  • Proven track record as intelligent risk taker and creative problem solver
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Willing to be in Newark, NJ at least 60-75% of the time the first year.

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.

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