Prudential Financial Vice President, Data Management in Roseland, New Jersey

Prudential Financial is seeking an enthusiastic Data Management leader, to help build out robust data management structures in new and existing platforms as well as to coordinate with data management organizations across the enterprise. We are looking for someone who understands the latest in data management technologies and practices to lead our growth in data management. This individual will ensure the adherence to best data management practices as Prudential evolves its data infrastructure. This role will require a unique combination of skills: strong knowledge of data throughout its lifecycle from capture to storage to analytics and disposition, strategic and technical mindset, and the ability to work across and lead many partners (technology, regulatory, analytics, etc.). The successful candidate will have a passion for data, technology, building out new capabilities, and creating a fun and inquisitive environment.

The right person will be a strategic leader who can provide thought leadership and guidance to the Data Governance and Data Management teams. Responsibilities for this position include building the framework, sourcing, leading, and presenting forward-thinking, high-impact data management practices focused on strategic areas within Prudential. You will lead a team in an exciting and engaging environment, where you will be encouraged to expand your skills, test your creative boundaries, share new ideas, and partner with other functional leaders across the organization.


  • Build and lead the centralized data management capability including strategy & roadmap, support for data governance, data quality monitoring, and master data management capabilities

  • Partner with technology, reporting, analytics and other functions to achieve the best data management solutions as well as drive an enterprise data strategy.

  • Collaborate and maintain relationships with all key regulatory and compliance functions across the company. Bring together these groups for common solutions and controls across our enterprise data.

  • Contribute a strong voice in enterprise data strategy discussions. Work across groups to get buy-in and help evolve toward a more cohesive plan.

  • Bring together data management organizations within the business groups to build commonality of our data management practices and drive efficiency

  • Train and develop a team of data management professionals on industry best practices, tools and technologies

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent work experience is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.

  • At least 10 years of experience in data and analytic fields including significant experience in data management and data governance.

  • Strong knowledge of business process, data or information management, data flows, data quality standards. Analytical ability to work with data and present results.

  • Experience with implementing or owning data governance platforms, metadata management tools, data quality platforms, and master data management platforms.

  • Deep technology knowledge to partner closely with all technology partners on data infrastructure issues.

  • Superior communication and persuasion skills; talent for storytelling, visualization and communicating key ideas.

  • Objective, diplomatic team player with excellent collaboration, networking, and influencing skills, as well as credibility and commitment to building trust and developing relationships.

  • Experience hiring and managing teams.

  • Accustomed to managing projects with competing priorities.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, persistence, and resilience; comfort with and ability to thrive on and drive change while navigating ambiguity.

  • Financial services industry experience a plus.

Job: *Data Analytics

Title: Vice President, Data Management

Location: New Jersey-Roseland

Requisition ID: BUS000GF

Other Locations: United States-Connecticut-Hartford