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Chief of Staff, Annuities at Prudential

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Shelton, Connecticut

Job Description:

Prudential Financial is seeking a strategic Chief of Staff to support the President of Annuities and advise the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of its Annuities business. The successful candidate will participate in and advance a wide array of business initiatives, as well as, ensure the seamless functioning of the Executive Office and the senior leadership team. The candidate must be able to form relationships with senior executives proactively to work and operate in a fast-paced business environment. The successful candidate will report to the President of Annuities.


Location: Shelton, CT based role with remote work flexibility


Job Responsibilities:

  • Engaging in a wide range of activities key initiatives and projects of the President’s office to ensure excellent execution and outcomes in a proactive, seamless, effective and timely manner

  • Developing and coordinating the agenda, defining a calendar of events for the senior leadership team (SLT) in alignment with the Annuities strategic business priorities

  • Ensuring effective problem solving, collaboration and communication between SLT members and the President’s office, including follow up on key actions from SLT meetings

  • Ensure the appropriate connections and provide a strong link between the President's office and other departments within Annuities and across Prudential, and between the President and external parties, to ensure that information, meetings and engagements align with the business priorities

  • Acting as key interface and partner with Communications with regards to planning, supporting and coordinating internal and external communications; creating, supporting and/or coordinating the President's communications and responding, when needed, on behalf of the President's office including social media posts.

  • Serve as the Business Ethics Officer for Annuities, which includes participation in PADOC

  • Act as the Site Executive for Shelton, including LCMT, engagement with the BRGs/CEC

  • Champion inclusion and diversity efforts for the Annuities business, including regular reporting of impacts/outcomes of activity.

  • Participate in Risk Committee and Incident Management

  • Partner with Communications to ensure integration of Annuities business goals and objectives through Town halls, team summits and other communication forums

  • Influence a continuous improvement and execution excellence mindset aligned with company values

  • Enable the required collaboration and drive consistency for the annual financial, operations and strategy plan and forecast

  • Manage department budget and work with real estate to manage Annuity space needs

  • Collaborate with other Prudential Financial's Chiefs of Staff on enterprise initiatives and Annuities COSs on Annuities initiatives


  • Experience working in the Financial Services industry preferred; an understanding of Prudential businesses is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence senior executives across multiple business units and functions

  • Superior oral and written communications skills

  • Proven ability to proactively and successfully prioritize, adapt and execute in a fast-paced business environment

  • Strong business acumen, with excellent critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Ability to make connections of information and connect people by synthesizing  issues and translate them into action plans

  • Strong executive presence with excellent consultative skills and ability to form solid business relationships at all levels; trustworthy and has high integrity

  • Strong track record in partnering to drive projects to conclusion with excellent execution

  • Proven track record of successful project management

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience