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Director Project Management, PGIM Fixed Income - PRO000P8

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

 PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets.
The company has offices in Newark, New Jersey, London, Tokyo and Singapore. As of June 30,2020, the firm has $920 billion of assets under management.Over 700 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.

The Program Management Office (PMO) of PGIM Fixed Income manages a portfolio of large multi-functional assignments sponsored by Senior Leadership that execute the business strategy of PGIM Fixed Income. 

These high-impact initiatives are designed to achieve the following business drivers: 
1. Implement capabilities for optimizing and improving processes to generate flexibility, improve timeliness, and create scalable processes
2. Leverage existing and new third-party tools to maximize the value of applications
3. Raise technical aptitudes, be a champion of change, and enable self-service across the organization to create further scale
4. Deploy global collaboration and workflow tools to improve efficiency

The PGIM Fixed Income PMO team is looking for Director with demonstrated capabilities within a buy side asset management organization who has an affinity for project management, process improvement, and / or consulting-like assignments. 

The selected candidate will be expected to lead by example and possess a deep interest in understanding the business issues at hand in conjunction with implementing technology-driven and business process solutions that achieve the above business drivers.

Responsibilities Include:
Identify and lead the implementation of process improvements that meaningfully improve efficiencies and quality of data.
Drive collaboration across various functions and project team members throughout the planning and execution cycles for deliverables. 
Ensure resource allocations are accurate and frequently monitored for resource contention.
Provide direction and assurance that plans align with and support organizational strategic initiatives.  Aid with prioritization and sequencing of active and pending projects.
Creation and maintenance of plans, tasks, and status updates; identify and document project milestones and key emerging risks through task lists, project status updates, meeting agendas, meeting summaries, etc.
Review and drive documentation of current processes and provide business recommendations to restructure and improve processes; Leverage technologies to create efficiencies, as appropriate; Implement new processes / technical solutions and train business partners
Coordination of multiple internal and external partners to achieve a desired business outcome; be persistent, direct, and flexible when carrying out follow-ups with business partners to move an initiative forward
Frequent communication for Senior Leadership of PGIM Fixed Income and project sponsors to provide status and progress updates including milestones, dependencies, risks, costs, metrics, etc.


Bachelors or equivalent degree with strong record of academic achievement
6-10 years of relevant work experience preferred including 3 years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience required.
Demonstrated experience in leadership for project or business management role(s) including planning, execution, monitoring, and control of large, complex cross-functional projects
Agile experience is preferred
Excellent problem-solving skills, both conceptual and analytical; Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
Proven self-starter with confidence to carry forward a large-scale project through planning, execution, and closing phases; Ability to multi-task and prioritize work across multiple initiatives / projects
Strong Office365 skills, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, MS Project, Teams, Planner, Flow, and Visio skills preferred
Buy Side Asset Management industry experience preferred; Knowledge of public fixed income strategies 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 companys 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. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-10-14 Expires: 2020-12-12
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