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Vice President, Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Leader

Company: Prudential Financial, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Classification:Technology - IT Infrastructure/Operations Prudential's Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and -highly-skilled -professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency. - The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you'll unlock a challenging and impactful career - all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world's leading financial services institutions. - Prudential Corporate Technology is seeking a proven strong and strategic leader to design and execute its comprehensive transformation strategy specifically within Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC). This includes short- and long-term transformation encompassing strategic alignment with the business units, operating efficiency/effectiveness, and cost-saving initiatives.The primary focus of the Technology Leader is to work in close partnership with all GRC leaders globally, business unit, and functional leadership and teams to shape the functional strategies through technology leadership and deliver solutions to achieve the strategy. This includes control function partners including Operational Risk, Compliance, and Audit. This position plays a critical role in both advising leadership as well as identifying, prioritizing and delivering projects that support Prudential's long-term growth opportunities through innovation.The GRC Technology Leader will report to the Corporate Functions / GRC Transformational Technology Leader.Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary point of contact and technology business partner to GRC leadership. Delivering value by shaping and informing the business strategy, defining capabilities required to achieve the strategy and bringing forth recommended technology solutions to enable these capabilities.
  • Accountable for the Global GRC Technology integrated portfolio, including integration across enterprise technology solutions and technologies. This includes running regular portfolio planning and progress updates with the program teams. Driving the development of business cases and representing the function in IT Alignment sessions. Ensuring all technology solutions are connected.
  • Continue build out of project and support team, planning for agile adoption and delivery by driving an Agile mindset and delivery culture throughout the business function, advocating speed and agility and act as a change agent within the function for Agile adoption.
  • Partner with global teams that is accountable for all technology solutioning for GRC and is accountable for innovative, strategic GRC solutions. These solutions are consistent with corporate strategic objectives and ensure that the function can support the needs of the growing and changing business.
  • Work collaboratively across the IT organization to ensure all technology services needs are identified in a timely way and communicated, integrated, planned and budgeted effectively.
  • Ensures the strategic agenda is serviced by strong data and analytic services including data science, analytics and ongoing support.
  • Coordinate with technology providers to evaluate new and innovative technologies and service offerings. Responsible to coordinates with enterprise architects (enterprise, solution, information---.) to ensure new services and solutions align with roadmaps.
  • Design, develop, evaluate, validate and deploy digital technologies in partnership with the Global Technology team. (e.g. AI/Machine learning, Intelligent Automation (robotics), etc.)Capabilities:
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Global Project Execution
    • Vendor management
    • Effective Communication & Negotiation
    • Team building
    • Agile MindsetQualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree and a Minimum of 10 years of technology leadership experience.
      • 7-10 years in GRC including supporting operational risk, compliance and/or audit functions.
      • Experience With deploying GRC Platforms such as IBM's Open Pages to provide an efficient, effective and integrated collection of capabilities that enable an organization to have an aligned assessment process.
      • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, executive presence, and talent mindset.
      • Strategic thinker with demonstrated ability to define and communicate coherent vision and purpose.
      • Strong management and communications skills.
      • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize, make trade-offs and make quick decisions.
      • Demonstrated ability to influence peers, seniors and others who are not direct reports and hold them accountable.
      • Strong process orientation; proven execution skills, preferably leading complex integrations or change efforts.
      • Demonstrated ability to build and influence relationships, grow collaborative partnerships, proactively and consistently inspire others, to achieve business outcomes in an ambiguous environment.
      • Ability to effectively work to resolve project blockers, navigate complex situations, and solution challenges.- Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom. 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, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law. - The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates. 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. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, which may include an assessment, please call (800) 433-8960, prompt 4 or email . Please note that the above number and email are solely for individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation. If you are experiencing a technical issue with your application or an assessment, please email to request assistance.

Keywords: Prudential Financial, Inc., Newark , Vice President, Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Leader, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, New Jersey

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