Full-time
Director, IT Risk Management - Prudential - Newark, NJ

Director, ISG IT Risk Management

Job Description:
Reporting to the Vice President U.S. Business IT Risk, this role is responsible for assessing IT strategic plans and project portfolios, identifying the areas with the greatest risk exposure, and ensuring appropriate IT risk management oversight for Prudential’s Individual Solutions Group. As the second line of defense, this position supports the objectives of the Operational Risk Management function by helping to ensure appropriate controls are maintained and fostering an intelligent risk-taking culture. The individual in this position will have the following objectives:

Partner with Risk Officers and IT leaders to identify emerging technology risks and prioritize risk assessment needs Support Risk Officers in the implementation of operational risk management techniques, including risk and control self assessments, key risk indicators, critical data security assessments, application risk assessments, and technology initiative risk assessments Monitor IT outages and review after action reviews to ensure controls gaps are addressed Provide professional expertise and advice on IT risk and control issues, associated action plans, and issue closure criteria Identify best practices from across the company and support their socialization and adoption Support presentations to relevant risk committees for IT risk related topics Promote an effective risk management culture throughout the organization


Qualifications Experience: The individual in this position must have credibility with IT leaders and their staff and a track record of building relationships and solving problems. Desired experience for this position includes the following:

7+ years of experience in information technology, IT audit, or IT consulting Deep understanding of risk and control concepts and a demonstrated ability to identify risks within business processes, initiatives, and new technologies Working knowledge of best practices in application development, IT operations, information security, disaster recovery, and cloud computing Working understanding of annuities and life insurance concepts and business processes Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment and influence others to ensure adequacy of operational risk mitigation efforts Track record of managing multiple projects at once and delivering high quality work products Demonstrated ability to communicate complex IT issues to non-technical business leaders Experience working with and managing expectations from multiple stakeholders Strong track record of building strong internal and external connections and relationships
Understanding of industry standard process and control frameworks (e.g. CMMI, ITIL, COBIT, Six Sigma, etc.)
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.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.

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