Director, Program Management
Prudential - Roseland, NJ

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The Director, Program Management is responsible for strategic initiatives for Prudential's Group Insurance Business. This position is responsible for leading large scale initiatives and is accountable for the results. The incumbent will plan and implement multiple programs / projects across the organization. This position is responsible for coordinating business requirements, project scope and plans, allocation and coordination of resources, budget planning, user training, development of innovative solutions, and reporting / tracking results. The Director interacts with cross business groups and senior management. Successful candidates typically have 4 to 6 years of project management and/or business related experience.

Key Responsibilities:
Manage and lead members of cross functional teams

Lead large, cross functional initiatives as well as change / transformation efforts for the Group Insurance business with accountability for results

Effectively manage all initiative phases to include strategic planning

Actively manage the prioritization and interdependencies of key projects and milestones

Proactively manage risks and the change management processes for each assigned initiative

Actively track and communicate status for key initiatives

Maintain consistent portfolio, program, and project management tools

Enhance project management skills across the Group Insurance organization

Develop and deliver effective presentations to senior leaders


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Strong business acumen

People leadership: demonstrated ability in managing and influencing others not within the direct reporting lines

4 to 6 years experience in leading large-scale initiatives such as portfolio, program, and project management

Desirable experience in Operations Management or Information Systems Management

Ability to effectively work with all levels of an organization

Experienced in change management processes

Strong negotiation, interpersonal, partnership, and communications skills

Business analysis and process redesign skills

Budget management and staff modeling experience

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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Job Function

Project Management

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Roseland




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