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Director, Agile Methodology and Standards - CHI0003R

Newark, NJ
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Newark (NJ)

Prudential Financial is seeking a Director, Agile Methodology and Standards for the Global Technology organization. Reporting to the Agile Transformation Leader, this newly created role will create a seamless, integrated, transformation experience for people moving into a transformation team.

The role requires a strategic leader, who has extensive experience using Agile / delivering Agile projects and has worked in a fast-paced, evolving business environment. It will be based in Newark, N.J.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building and deploying an Agile coaching function that delivers impact by driving consistency and commonality and helping the organization reap the benefits of Agile at scale
  • Developing and owning the Agile playbook
  • Actively participating in building an enterprise-wide competency in agile deployment of projects to deliver business results faster
  • Driving innovation by developing/acquiring new techniques/tasks/tools and applying those in projects
  • Sharing insights and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement with the Transformation Office
  • Driving balance between the Project Management Office (PMO) and Program processes/standards and project needs / objectives
  • Partnering with the Infrastructure & Tools Leader to understand the impacts of CI/CD on agile methodologies
  • Continuously auditing and monitoring process metrics and identifying gaps early
  • Being an Agile champion and lead advocate

  • Qualifications
  • Minimum of 8 years in Project/Program Management roles (using Agile and traditional methods)
  • At least 5 years delivering Agile projects utilizing a variety of methods including Scrum and SAFE, using collocated and distributed delivery model
  • Proven track record of building and deploying an Agile function
  • Strong relationship building and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous projects involving cross-functional product teams within budgetary and schedule constraints.
  • Strategic thinker
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to fluidly move between strategic planning and tactical execution.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent relevant 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.

    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.
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    Posted: 2020-03-20 Expires: 2020-04-19
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