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Manager, Strategic Initiatives


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Position Title: Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Job Code: 409258
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Dresher
Prudential Group Insurance has an unique opportunity for an experienced business Manager to join our newly formed Strategic Initiatives Team, reporting to the VP of Strategic Initiatives. The Strategic Initiatives Team is responsible for business ownership and flawless delivery of critical business investment projects that will help Group Insurance to achieve long term financial growth and expense goals, and optimize customer experience.
The manager will work cross functionally to collaborate with business partners, and team members to deliver large, highly complex and technical programs and projects across Operations, Business and Systems, to solve complex business issues through process, systems and infrastructure. You will own delivery on project workstreams for one or more capabilities/processes, and will be an analytical or procedural experts representing a unit or team on cross functional project deliverables. Through engagement and matrixed leadership skills you will create strong relationships with key partners in other departments (e.g. Marketing, actuarial, operations, systems, law, etc.) and achieve success by leading and working closely with matrixed partners and teams to design and implement key business solutions. She/he can work independently, providing collaborative day-to-day direction and support, and may oversee the work of more junior staff.
This position can be in Roseland, NJ, or in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia in Dresher, PA.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Cross functional owner for work streams and operational delivery (vertically and horizontally) across GI for Underwriting, Claims, and Service (liaison with Change Management, PX, CX, Marketing, Distribution, Etc.).
  • Communicate with stakeholders, workstream leads, subject matter experts and project management team members ensuring strategic alignment, clear understanding of project goals and focus on delivering meaningful outcomes.    
  • Lead others in the creation, planning and execution of functional team user acceptance testing for strategic technology upgrades and solution deployment, and liaise with IT, leadership, and project management for solution identification and resolution to assure successful project delivery.
  • Facilitate change management activities related to solution delivery in conjunction with change management strategic owner.
 *This role can be located in Dresher PA, Portland ME, Scottsdale AZ Roseland NJ or Virtual

  • 5 years’ business experience, preferably in the financial services industry with proven experience in a leadership or project role. Group Insurance experience a plus
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
  • Proven track record of managing complex, highly technical projects across functions and business lines.
  • Ability to influence work of others in a diverse matrixed team across GI.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including team collaboration, leadership, presentation, organizational, verbal and written communication skills



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: Operations
Schedule: Full-time
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