Prudential Financial is looking for an enthusiastic Director of Data Science to help build out a centralized advanced data analytics capability as an enterprise service. The role requires a rare combination of deep and sophisticated analytical expertise; business acumen; a strategic and technical mindset; and client, relationship and project management proficiency, together with a passion for building new capabilities and teams. This is an exciting opportunity to drive customer-centric thinking in a new and growing organization. The Customer Office team merges the...
Data Analytics - Newark, NJ | Roseland, NJ | Hartford, CTManager, Data Analytics
About the position
Prudential’s Workplace Solutions Group (WSG), which comprises Prudential’s Retirement and Group Insurance (GI) businesses, and serving over 23 million customers, has an opening for a Data Analytics Manager supporting several growth initiatives within WSG’s internal consulting practice. This is an exciting opportunity to help support a newly formed group that will propel WSG to achieve several critical strategic initiatives.
The Data Analytics Manager is responsible for using data and analytics to inform our growth strategies and execution. This role requires expertise in navigating and deeply analyzing various sources of data to prioritize target segments and methods of deeply engaging with our existing and potential customers. The ideal candidate also has strong project management skills and possesses strong general business skills and intellectual curiosity.
Principal Duties and Job Responsibilities:
Implement tools and strategies to transform data into decisions and actions
Understand and view data through a strategic lens while being proficient with data visualization and analytics tools
Report findings and analysis to partners and leaders who are creating and executing strategies to achieve rapid growth in targeted customer segments and distribution channels
Develop and maintain consultative relationships with key business stakeholders
Identify, source, transform and join public, proprietary, and internal data sources
Model large unstructured data sources (e.g. financial transactional, time-series, text, speech/audio, and image
Advanced degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Econometrics, Physics, Computer Science, Actuarial, Data Science, or comparable quantitative disciplines
Familiarity with customer segmentation models and customer analytics
Experience with using analytics and visualization tools such as Tableau
Experience using tools such as Python, R, Matlab, SAS, SPSS or equivalent for statistical modeling of large data sets
Experience with statistical modeling; experience in developing predictive analytics models is a plus
Proven expertise in delivering insights and data driven recommendations to influence and drive key business outcomes
Model core characteristics of positive attitude, teamwork, and professionalism
Strong verbal and communication skills
Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Software engineering experience in C/C++/C#/Java/Scala or similar object oriented or functional languages is highly regarded but not a prerequisite
Project management experience a plus
Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel
Successful track record of working in a fast-paced environment
Ability to partner positively with a wide variety of partners
Prior exposure to financial services or insurance industry may be helpful but is not a prerequisite
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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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