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Vice President, Talent Development

About the position

Prudential has a great career opportunity for a seasoned leader with a strong focus on talent. This position reports to the lead Human Resources Business Partner for the Chief Financial Organization (CFO). You will collaborative across Human Resources (HR) and partner with senior leaders to build strategies to attract, develop and engage talent. As the lead of the Finance Learning & Development group, you will design, lead and deploy global learning and development programs to support the Chief Financial Office. In this role you will oversee the early and mid-career talent programs including summer internship, leadership development and MBA rotation programs. You will support the Global Finance Community including leading the global mobility program and global Finance training curriculum. This requires cultivating partnerships across HR and CFO to ensure the function is building capabilities to achieve business objectives. In this role:
  • You will lead and set the strategic direction of the team including establishing objectives and measures of success aligned with the greater CFO talent strategy
  • You will partner with senior leaders to identify, develop and execute against learning strategies to drive business objectives
  • You will facilitate monthly steering committee meetings with CFO executive leadership
  • You will design and deploy programs to provide focused and accelerated development for top talent
  • You will plan and execute global conferences including the Finance Learning Exchange and Global CFO and Chief Actuary Conference
  • You will oversee the development and execution of the early and mid-career recruitment strategies and related undergraduate and graduate rotational programs
  • You will consistently evaluate the adequacy of existing training programs and build upon the curriculum inclusive of technical and soft skill training
  • You will oversee the development and execution of the Global Mobility Program
Qualifications The leadership characteristics you will possess are:
  • An inclusive leader who is intellectually curious and creative
  • A resiliency, capacity and the ability to manage multiple priorities and make ongoing decisions
  • Flexibility and adaptability - need to be fluid and effective as business conditions and organizational dynamics change. Remain calm and thoughtful, yet decisive under pressure
  • A self-critical and disciplined approach, with a positive, constructive attitude toward managing
  • Adaptable to communications and style to meet colleagues’ needs and expresses information in a clear, direct way
  • Highest levels of ethics, values and integrity; should be highly respected within current/previous organizations and within the industry as a trusted professional
  • A good balance of confidence and humility
  • 10+ years’ experience with a combination of people leadership and talent management
  • Proven record of effectively operating at both a strategic and tactical level
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often competing, and diverse priorities and programs
  • Successful track record of problem solving and exercising sound judgment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to build business relationships, influence and effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of Finance organizations a significant plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree is a plus

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.

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