Description Assume a critical role with the Prudential International Division's Information Technology organization in supporting the International Insurance business units' IT Leadership Teams in the delivery of secure, quality systems solutions and services to their respective customers. Assist in formulating a long-term Information Technology Strategy for the Division by creating and articulating a vision of a target IT environment grounded in business value and built on sound architectural principles for facile adaptation and expansion in an evolving global operations model. Establish a viable, multi-year implementation roadmap aligned with the IT Strategy and International Technology Standards and focused on leveraging the best available infrastructure, applications, services, best practices, and subject matter expertise across the Division. Work closely with the Business Unit IT Leadership to ensure appropriate technological refreshment activities are executed within their businesses and enforce the adoption of high-risk corporate standards and policies by all business units. Review all significant technology initiatives against the IT Strategy and Standards to ensure success in support of business priorities. Establish oversight of the business technology teams to assure the successful delivery of large, complex, mission critical application development and integration projects. Encourage IT management's consistent execution and oversight of a proven Systems Development Life Cycle methodology. Evangelize a more strategic approach to development projects for common business functions through the adoption of a PII applications architecture, enterprise IT standards, and proven technology tools to provide more effective business solutions. Maintain key relationships across corporate functions spanning the enterprise with emphasis on Technology Management to further explore the infrastructure and service leverage opportunities across the international businesses. Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with key technology vendors that support the businesses with critical platforms, software and/or services. Proactively invest in building and maintaining staff with the skills required to implement the IT Strategy and support applications architecture. Qualifications Minimum of fifteen years information systems management experience with demonstrated success as an Information Technology executive in the financial services industry Broad and deep experience in developing and implementing strategic and tactical systems plans with a successful track record of partnering with the business; Proven record of successful business transformation programs implemented through the introduction of innovative and operationally effective technologies Deep understanding of and direct responsibility for managing the technologies and applications required across the broad range of critical business functions inherent in the global insurance industry such as Product Development, Actuarial Systems, Illustrations, New Business, Policy Administration and Customer Service Comprehensive understanding and hands-on experience in the management of large applications development projects in hybrid systems environments; Ability to assess in-flight projects and make realistic recommendations that lead to measurable improvements and business risk mitigation is critical Strong vendor management skills at the Executive Level with proven results in delivering business value at a fair and reasonable cost Hands-on experience at the decision-making level in the identification, analysis, selection, implementation and management of major technology outsourcing efforts for both operational effectiveness and cost efficiency Demonstrable commitment to project management disciplines, quality control, change management and leading-edge technologies is essential Highly motivated, results-oriented leader with ability to deal effectively within the senior management team of a multi-national company Exceptional verbal and written capabilities are essential; Extensive communication across the businesses on behalf of the Division management team is required to foster improved technology organization dynamics Language capabilities in Spanish and/or Portuguese would be a plus Prior experience in M&A activities would be desirable 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 www.prudential.com 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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. INT000GXSalary Range: NAMinimum Qualification15+ years Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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