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Business & Data Analyst, Human Resources

About the position

PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial Inc., is one of the world’s leading money managers. With offices in 16 countries and over $1 trillion in assets under management, clients rely on our risk management expertise, intellectual capital and creative solutions to realize their investment objectives. Our distinct multi-manager model delivers a broad suite of actively-managed solutions in the areas of public and private fixed income, equities and real estate to serve our clients’ needs. We are passionate about delivering investment returns for our clients and dedicated to our greatest asset – our people. Do you want to be part of a multi-manager model that enables each business to maintain its own investment culture? To learn more about who we are and how we can work together, please visit:

Job Description:

The PGIM Human Resources Business and Data Analysis team partners with process, technology, and reporting teams within Global HR to identify and develop capabilities and functionality for our HR systems and data ecosystems, map out data domains and data flows, and assess data quality, security, and privacy concerns.

We are looking for a talented HR Business and Data Analyst to support growing demand for business and data analyses as part of tactical initiatives and strategic projects. You are a self-starter who can work independently, demonstrating a high level of confidence, learning agility, organization, accuracy, and attention to detail. Our projects are global in nature and you will have the opportunity to collaborate with regional HR teams – this requires availability outside US working hours. You have strong analytical skills and the ability to apply these to data analyses, business system requirements and testing scenarios. In addition, you will support data security and privacy reviews stemming from organizational, policy, and regulatory changes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and documenting business requirements for tactical and strategic initiatives.

  • Performing data review and clean-up of current and historical data; identifying improvements to data capture points/processes.

  • Creating reports and tools for data reviews using Excel and advanced reporting tools.

  • Understanding data structures and creating and running advanced queries for retrieving data.

  • Creating testing plans and identify testing scenarios based on requirements documentation and data analyses.

  • Finding opportunities to enhance systems and data interfaces to downstream systems.

  • Peer reviewing data, requirements documentation, and test results.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3- 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Self-starter with the desire to grow and excel in a dynamic environment
  • Strong learning agility skills
  • Consistent problem-solving ability with acute attention to detail and sharp analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and handle priorities with little supervision
  • Strong time management and interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to frequent change
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently on multiple tasks with commitment and willingness to see issues through to resolution
  • Advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and SQL programming experience
  • Experience working with artifacts that are part of standard software development and process improvement methodologies (e.g., business process flows, business requirements document, testing plan, test scenarios, etc.)
  • Good presentation, written and verbal communication skills
Any applicant selected for this position will be required to submit to an extensive background screening and a credit check. Failure to comply will eliminate an applicant from consideration for this position. Any negative information obtained as a result of the background screening may result in the disqualification of the applicant from this and any other position in Prudential. All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Prudential is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce.

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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.