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Director, Advanced Data Analytics


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Position Title: Director, Advanced Data Analytics
Job Code: 408638
Job Location: Connecticut-Shelton

With its reputation for innovation and award-winning products and service, Prudential Annuities is a growing and dynamic organization. We are seeking a dynamic leader to lead our Advanced Data Analytics team and drive an analytics mindset across the organization. This role requires a rare combination of deep and sophisticated analytical expertise, business acumen, strategic mindset and problem solving skills. The desired candidate will have:


·         A passion and proven record for utilizing data analytics to solve complex business challenges

·         A passion to make data analytics actionable throughout the organization

·         A passion and innovative mind for identifying new opportunities for analytics

·         A passion for working in a collaborative environment, within the team and with business


This position offers a challenging and high profile opportunity to lead a team and collaborate with internal and external business partners across the organization.



·        Lead and grow a team of data analytics professionals, provide technical guidance and mentoring

·        Work closely with key partners to plan and execute high-value and actionable data analytics projects and initiatives

·        Develop and maintain consultative relationships with key business stakeholders, proactively identifying and addressing data analytics needs

·        Demonstrate knowledge of industry trends, value drivers, regulatory issues, and competitive marketplace

·        Source, scrub, mine and integrate relevant data sources to identify insights and tell a story with the data

·        Frame and conduct analysis using large structured and unstructured data sets with the goal of discovering meaningful and actionable insights

·        Establish a model maintenance strategy and curate predictive models over time

·       Collaborate with the Customer Office and other parts of the organization to identify common challenges and develop solutions together

·       Develop and design presentations, reports, and other deliverables to communicate findings and make recommendations

·       Develop project plans, timelines, and vendor relationships to ensure projects are delivered with the highest quality and on time

·        Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Data Science, or other technical/analytics discipline. Master’s degree preferred.

·        Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience in data analytics, applying statistical and machine learning techniques, as well as segmentation techniques

·        Experience analyzing large structured and unstructured data sets using statistical analysis software, such as SAS, SAS Enterprise Miner, Python or R

·        Experience leading teams of employees. Ability to coach and motivate teams

·         Data visualization experience using of or more BI tools

·         Superior problem solving mindset and skills

·        Powerful skills in persuasion to enlist buy-in and build support for initiatives

·        Polished written and oral communication skills, with ability to present and clearly explain data to non-technical executive audiences

·        Strong project management skills/experience managing projects and schedules to successful completion

·        Excellent collaboration skills and commitment to building trusted relationships with partners

·        Ability to balance responsiveness to diverse requests from many stakeholders

·        Financial services and/or life insurance industry experience is a plus

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.
Job Function: Financial Analysis & Reporting
Schedule: Full-time
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