Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Scranton


Data Governance Manager-DAT0004H
If you like a challenge and feel that you possess the ability to drive a data governance and management practice to the next level, this job may be for you. Prudential Financial (a Fortune 100 company) is looking for a data governance leader. The successful candidate will develop and implement data governance processes while inspiring a team of analysts. The Data Governance Manager will be responsible for creating and monitoring data quality capabilities, as well as providing oversight for data standards and processes across all data domains within the Prudential Retirement organization. Responsibilities include:
Lead and enhance the existing data governance infrastructure within the Prudential Retirement organization
Implement strategy as defined by senior management, assist associates with connecting their work to organization strategy.
Monitor team and department metrics to ensure objectives are accurately achieved, with a strong focus on positive partner and client experience.
Incorporate knowledge of external factors into budgeting, Operating Plans, prioritization, resource allocation, and strategy setting; is open to new ideas, methods of doing things or opportunities that arise out of an understanding of the external market and trends.
Develop talent through assembly of strong Teams, hiring for the future, inspiring and developing others, actively address performance issues, developing sound succession plans and building sustainable leadership and technical capabilities.
Performance Management of associates; provide input to development of Annual Performance Objectives, write and deliver performance appraisals, conduct 1x1 and Team Meetings with direct reports on a regular basis.
Leadership role on project/business activities including but not limited to Internal Audit, Independent Audit, and various Risk Assessments - ensure controls and processes are documented, implemented, and monitored.
Develop data quality standards and implement monitoring processes
Drive delivery and implementation of data quality initiatives to ensure organizational goals are met
Build and conduct data quality maturity assessments
Promote ongoing engagement of data stewards and data domain owners within the data governance infrastructure
Engage with and act as a resource for business leaders
Drive the capture of business definitions, taxonomies and linkage to technical lineage within the metadata tool (IBM Infosphere)
Minimum of 3-5 years in financial services industry required. Retirement experience considered a plus.
Management/leadership experience required.
Knowledge of data governance, data quality and master data management concepts; familiar with data quality reporting methodologies and capabilities.
Ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical audience. Strong communicator and presenter.
Effective negotiating and influencing skills; can work well with all levels of staff and management.
Disruptive thinker who embraces change and maintains a positive attitude.
Ability to prioritize issues and deliver high-quality, timely results.
Desire to learn and stay current on data governance trends.
Advanced user of Microsoft Office.
Familiarity with IBM Information Governance Catalog a plus
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
10-15% travel may be required.
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

About the company

For over 140 years, Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) has helped people grow and protect their wealth. We offer individual and institutional clients a wide array of financial products and services. Today, we are one of the world’s largest financial services institutions. We have over $1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31st, 2017, and approximately $3.7 trillion of gross life insurance in force worldwide as of Dec. 31, 2016. We have operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock® , an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation. We measure our long-term success on our ability to deliver value for shareholders, meet customer needs, attract and develop the best talent in our industry, offer an inclusive work environment where employees can develop to their full potential, and give back to the communities where we live and work. (

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