Prudential

VP, Chief Product Owner Business Intelligence

3+ months agoNewark, NJ

The Global Technology & Data organization at Prudential is seeking a Vice President, Chief Product Owner Business IntelligenceReporting into the Chief Data Officer, this highly visible role will join the Chief Data Office leadership team responsible for building a leading data and analytics organization, focused on managing data integrity and providing valuable insights driving competitive advantage to the businesses' strategic choices.

The successful candidate will lead a portfolio of the following services: BI and Visualization, Self-Service, Enterprise Analytics, and Standardized KPIs.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee decisions for business intelligence tools and applications in partnership with the Chief Product Owner, Data & Modeling Platforms
  • Contribute key requirements to the design and maintenance of business intelligence applications
  • Ensure the use of business intelligence applications enhances business decision making capabilities
  • Lead a team of professional to manage entire business intelligence development life cycle from concept through definition, development, and delivery
  • Set ambitious and clear portfolio vision and communicate 'the story' effectively to key stakeholders and the rest of the team
  • Navigate successfully through ambiguity; understand business requirements and create BI solutions that have measurable impact
  • Make recommendations for new metrics, techniques, and strategies to improve the BI function.
  • Drive benefit definition and tracking through to realization
  • Develop action plans, following up and closing out all gaps and issues to meet deadlines
  • Engage with Product Owners to be creative when it becomes necessary to tailor configurations to business needs
  • Serve as a key member of the Chief Data Office team and grow and develop Chief Data Office talent



Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience of demonstrated quantitative and qualitative data and BI experience with significant business impact
  • Proven experience with designing and delivering cross functional custom reporting solutions
  • Knowledge of financial services or businesses with complex data, services, and distribution models preferred
  • Experience leading a business intelligence function that has delivered strong value to the business; proven ability to improve BI capabilities and processes
  • Understands how strategic themes influence direction of product solution
  • Experience in Agile Development, with Product Owner or Chief Product Owner (or similar) experience preferred
  • Understands Lean-Agile principles and practices
  • Ability to document detailed product concepts in the context of user needs, business impacts, and technical requirements
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights
  • Challenger mindset and passion to challenge status quo to find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas - loves and embraces change
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, and trust across the team
  • Not afraid to 'roll up the sleeves' and seeks to go outside comfort zone to learn - pushes the team to do the same
  • Experimental mindset to drive innovation