Strategy Director, International Insurance (Remote/Virtual)

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  • Post Date : September 16, 2020
  • Apply Before : October 16, 2020
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Strategy Director, International Insurance (Remote/Virtual)-EVP00009


For more than 140 years, Prudential Financial Inc. has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. Today, we are one of the world’s largest financial services institutions with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock ®, an icon of strength, stability, expertise, and innovation. For more information, visit
Prudential International Insurance (PII) continues to be one of Prudential’s fastest growing and most profitable business groups. PII has operations in ten countries around the world (Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, China, Brazil, Argentina, Indonesia, and Mexico) and is looking to fill a Strategy Director for the Executive Office department within our International Insurance division.
The strategy management function works closely with the Head of Prudential International Insurance (PII) and the PII Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and will help define and articulate business portfolio strategy with the PII SLT for key decision making forums to the Executive Leadership Teams, Board and Investors and drive the annual strategic planning process and work closely with other key stakeholders (Financial Management, HR, Control partners etc.). The role will also support oversight and execution of key enterprise strategy initiatives and other large / complex programs.
Key Responsibilities:
Portfolio Strategic Planning:
  • Support strategic planning process, including interdependencies between business and functions with coordination of priorities
  • Facilitate structured reviews of businesses, strategy initiatives and implications (budget considerations, resource allocations)
  • Support agenda and materials development for senior executive audiences (Board, ELT, PII SLT, Investors/Rating Agencies)
  • Support decision making and problem solving based on analytics and conceptual framing
Thought Leadership & Advisory:
  • Support the PII SLT with strategic thinking, data analysis and frameworks for ongoing management of key business decisions; Frame and analyze complex problems
  • Asses areas of opportunity in line with overall vision and strategy
  • Develop pragmatic solutions to key strategic and operational issues
  • Present recommendations to senior leadership and play a key role in informing and influencing senior management decision making
  • Support additional team responsibilities with respect to macro trends research, competitive intelligence and investors reports
Project Leadership:
  • Lead execution of key enterprise initiatives by forming collaborative partnership with colleagues in the business and functions
  • Approach projects holistically with end-to-end delivery solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA and / or CFA preferred
  • 7+ years with relevant experience in corporate strategy or management consulting roles in the Financial Services or Insurance industry
  • Excellent analytic skills and pragmatic problem solving capabilities
  • Strong communications (both written and verbal) and influencing capabilities with a robust strategy and change management toolkit; passion to effect change across the organization including senior levels
  • Successful track record of leading projects and teams, with a demonstrated ability to flex between strategy and tactic
  • Excellent data management and Microsoft suite skill set

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. For more information please visit

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.

Job Function Project/Program Management

Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Newark (NJ)
Other Locations United States-Texas-BL00045-TX-Virtual Office, United States-North Carolina-BL00029-NC-Virtual Office, United States-California-BL00005-CA-Virtual Office, United States-Connecticut-BL00007-CT-Virtual Office, United States-Florida-BL00010-FL-Virtual Office, United States-Pennsylvania-BL00040-PA-Virtual Office, United States-Massachusetts-BL00021-MA-Virtual Office, United States-Illinois-BL00015-IL-Virtual Office, United States-Minnesota-BL00025-MN-Virtual Office
Schedule Full-time
Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

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