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Senior Business Analyst, Portfolio Management

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Position Title: Senior Business Analyst, Portfolio Management
Job Code: 463579
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark


Prudential’s Actuarial COE Operations team is seeking a highly organized, customer-oriented Business Analyst to join our ranks.  The person sitting in this role will be the driver of our newly established portfolio management framework.  If you are an individual with project/process management experience and are looking to develop your portfolio management skills, this may be the role for you.  Keep reading to learn more.  


In this role, you will be supporting the Director of Portfolio Management for the Actuarial COE.  You will be the usher, coordinator, and driver of the demand management process.  You will ensure that each project is sufficiently defined and packaged for the prioritization and the ultimate scheduling.  


You will take advantage of your strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills to make sure our business partners are cared for and that our conceptualized projects are carefully considered.   


You will sharpen your project management, presentation and relationship building skills and begin to learn more about using SharePoint, Power BI, Tableau and Excel along the way.   


Primary Responsibilities include: 

  • Serves as our project prioritization usher and coordinator  
  • Ensures data captured in the demand/prioritization processes is complete and as accurate as possible 
  • Monitors data for inconsistencies and completes necessary corrections to support accurate business reporting
  • Prepares prioritization materials and agenda for monthly prioritization meetings 
  • Assists Portfolio Manager with data gathering/analysis as needed 
  • Creates/Distributes workplan once finalized 
  • Partners with Project Managers / Process Managers to gather information needed for project prioritization and scheduling 















Required Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Project/Process Management 
  • High degree of proficiency with Excel required 
  • Proven track record of analytical skills  
  • Strong partnering, problem solving and issue resolution skills 
  • Proven ability to communicate succinctly and clearly in written and verbal communications  
  • Demonstrated collaborator; ability to work well with others throughout the organization 
  • Strong organizational skills, with close attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to prioritize effectively 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Entry level experience with SharePoint, Microsoft PowerBI or Tableau, or other data visualization software 
  • Experience in a PMO or another PPM organization is preferred 
  • Familiarity with Actuarial work is preferred 
  • Some experience with Cost Benefit Analysis and or Budget Mgmt. is preferred 

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 www.prudential.com 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 staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Actuarial
Schedule: Full-time

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