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Director, Strategic Initiatives


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Position Title: Director, Strategic Initiatives
Job Code: 424858
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark

Prudential Annuities is seeking talented candidates for a position as a Director, Strategic Initiatives on the Integrated Income Solutions team. As a member of the team, you will work closely with the Annuities senior leadership team to develop and commercialize new strategic solutions for Prudential Annuities.


  • Providing day-to-day support in the planning and execution of strategic, growth/diversification and financial plans for assigned projects 
  • May oversee the work of project teams or support staff 
  • Analyzing operational and financial data
  • Researching, evaluating and prioritizing different market opportunities and technologies 
  • Working with internal and external partners to build the infrastructure supporting the new function 
  • Collaborating across the enterprise to develop strategies for new products, components and distribution outlets 
  • Structuring and building quantitative and qualitative/conceptual analyses
  • Performing competitor/industry research leveraging both public and non-public sources 
  • Identifying implications of data and analysis with the team 
  • Contributing to concise communication materials for senior management 
  • Participating in and independently conducting internal and external interviews with stakeholders 
  • Developing robust business cases and strategic rationale for large investments

  • 7 years of business experience
  • Able to work independently 
  • To be able to connect dots/see patterns across projects and the organization 
  • Experience at a premier management consulting firm, at an internal consulting/corporate strategy team, in an investment banking division (M&A, Coverage, Capital Markets, Equity Research), or in FinTech preferred 
  • Highly motivated and excellent work ethic 
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to prioritize issues and analysis 
  • Highly analytical with ability to synthesize data into engaging narratives 
  • Excellent presentation, communication and persuasive writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills – ability to interact with colleagues at all levels and achieve goals without direct control over resources 
  • Highly developed organizational skills to manage multiple priorities 
  • A track record demonstrating a high level of personal initiative, setting and achieving challenging goals, and demonstrating entrepreneurial leadership
  • MBA Preferred; Bachelor's degree required

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: Other
Schedule: Full-time
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