Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance•
Not Specified years
Posted 127 days ago
About the position
Do you want to be part of a smart, ambitious professional team working together to create a better future for our customers and our communities around the globe?!!
Become a part of Prudential
As one of the most recognizable financial services companies in the world, Prudential’s employees are building on our 140-year history of financial strength with a focus on innovation and transformation to meet tomorrow’s most complicated challenges. We are committed to growth and development in every single employee, and we see our business success as a direct result of our talent.
Who will you lead and inspire?
This is a Vice President role, reporting directly to VP Strategy, WSG. The head of Prudential Retirement’s Strategy function is responsible for leading the Retirement Strategy practice. This includes working closely with leaders to ensure refine and articulate the Retirement business strategy, develop and drive the strategic roadmap, lead execution against the strategy and lead key strategic initiatives.
The individual will build and lead a high caliber team of 2-5 strategy professionals. The individual may oversee external resources. The person will work closely with the senior leadership of Retirement’s two business lines (Investments and Pension Solutions and Full Service Solutions) as well as with our Sales and Strategic Relationships group and other constituents across the business system. The person will also work with Corporate functions (e.g. Customer Experience, Brand Marketing) to ensure alignment with the Enterprise strategy.
Success of the Retirement strategy will be determined by its impact to sales, engagement, retention, growth across Retirement’s two business lines and other measures.
What is the Workplace Solutions Group (WSG) and the Group Insurance practice?
Prudential’s Workplace Solutions Group (WSG) comprises Prudential’s Retirement and Group Insurance businesses – serving over 23 million customers. Group Insurance is an operating unit within the U.S. Businesses Division of Prudential that primarily focuses on creating, distributing, and administering a complex range of life and disability insurance products for many top Fortune 500 companies. Prudential has been underwriting group insurance plans since 1916. Today, our Group Insurance business unit is the nation’s second largest group life carrier and a leading disability carrier, proudly servicing nearly 20,000 clients—and insuring more than 20 million employees and their families. Group Insurance has operation centers across the United States.
What will you do and what impact will you have?
The VP Strategy, Retirement will have responsibilities within the following areas:
Division and Business Segment Strategy
M&A / Corporate Development
Client and Business Partner Engagement
The Background and Experience you’ll need …
Business Acumen: Demonstrates knowledge of the interdependencies of key business processes, functions and risks. Identifies and uses the key financial indicators necessary to measure business performance. Knows the competitors; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace. Identifies and anticipates customer requirements, expectations and needs.
Critical Thinking: Critically and logically evaluates the costs, risks and benefits of alternatives before coming to a solution. Probes and loos past symptoms to determine the underlying causes of problems and issues. Approaches problems holistically; defines connections, linkages, interdependencies and develops solutions. Takes ownership of problems and stays on top of them until resolved.