Asset Management - Newark (NJ), NJ PGIM Fixed Income - Vice President, Derivative Operations

About the position

The Vice President of Derivatives Operations within Fixed Income Global Trade Services will manage a team of twenty-five across derivatives processing, trade life cycle management, collateralization, and reporting for portfolios managed by PGIM Fixed Income. The Vice President will ensure that derivatives operations priorities are aligned to business goals and will work with peers in other organizations, as well as trade/industry associates, to implement best practices. This position serves as the primary interface for derivatives clearing, and vendor relationships, pertaining to the trade settlement and collateralization practices.


Anticipate issues that may cause errors, or adversely affect the ability to meet deadlines, and act to prevent the risk of occurrences

Maintain a well-controlled support environment with process consistency

Motivate staff through effective management practices, coaching and mentoring

Create business objectives that align to broader PGIM Fixed Income strategies

Accountable for the successful contributions and effectiveness of department

Lead with a global perspective; may manage global team

Collaborate and Influence across the organization – think broadly and take other groups into consideration

Maintain competitive industry knowledge and client focus, with the ability to articulate this to most senior professionals

Negotiate with senior management, clients/customers, regulators, and vendors to influence decisions

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 March 31, 2019, PGIM Fixed Income has $776 billion of assets under management including $334 billion in institutional assets, $135 billion in retail assets, and $307 billion in proprietary assets. Over 600 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.


Degree in Economics, Finance or Business preferred

12-15 years of asset management experience supporting fixed income derivative products

Advanced understanding of derivative products (fixed income and equities), and the depositories they are settled through

Direct management of 10, or more, people

Strong analytical, interpersonal, management, and project management skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Strong ability to build relationships with internal and external business partners

Experience managing complex business relationships, leading meetings, and identifying appropriate escalation points

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.

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