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Project Management Specialist (Agile, Talent, Culture ) - STR000B8

Newark, NJ
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The Actuarial team is seeking a Project Manager to join our Enablement Team to drive execution and discipline in achieving Prudentials Actuarial of the Future (AoF) transformation strategy. The ideal candidate will have experience in Agile methodologies and change management processes inherent in transforming a companys culture. The primary focus of the role will be working on strategic initiatives in the areas of transforming capabilities relative to talent, technology and business process improvement across the Actuarial organization as well as cross-functionally.

  • Apply an agile framework and project management best practices to ensure the successful delivery of value related to our AoF strategic initiatives
  • Partner across the organization to champion change management and engagement efforts to shift cultural norms and behaviors
  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters experimentation, creativity and innovation
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies including daily standups, backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospectives
  • Escalate, track and resolve impediments
  • Build psychological safety within the team, promote healthy discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution with an emphasis on problem-solving.
  • Update tracking and reporting systems to provide project transparency including progress to all teams and management



  • 3 years relevant project management experience
  • 2 years experience in an agile / scrum environment
  • Proven ability to apply project management skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes and communications
  • Experience monitoring and reporting projects/programs against established CBAs and other metrics to ensure benefit realization
  • Experience in financial services (in Actuarial - a plus)
  • Ability to naturally lead and command authority; influence and inspire without control or positional authority
  • Demonstrates a growth mind-set
  • PMP and/or CSM strongly preferred
  • High proficiency in MO 365 tools and Jira

@!*!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: 2020-09-29 Expires: 2020-10-29
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