PGIM Executive Office, Strategy Associate

Job Classification:
Project Mgmt, Transformation & Strategy - Project Mgmt, Transformation & Strategy

PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, is a top 10 investment manager with over $1.4 trillion in assets and offices in 16 countries. The firm has a strong commitment to the institutional marketplace, and serves the leading corporate and public pension plans, insurance companies, foundations and sovereign wealth funds around the world. PGIM also serves a broad range of retail intermediaries in the US and Europe through its diversified suite of mutual funds. To learn more about PGIM, please visit

The PGIM Strategy team supports the CEO of PGIM and the whole leadership team in developing and executing strategy around the business’ most critical priorities. The Strategy team works on a wide variety of projects including competitor analysis, market evaluation and entry, and mergers and acquisitions. The Strategy Associate role is the ideal opportunity for an ambitious and talented candidate to work in a collegial and high performing team, and build experience working in the asset management industry directly supporting senior business leaders.

What Will My Role at PGIM Look Like?

As an Associate, you will be part of a small strategy team overseen by the Chief Strategy Officer. You will be given high levels of responsibility across multiple projects, and asked to tackle complex business challenges from day one.

You may be asked to evaluate the size and growth potential of a market like the alternatives universe, and develop potential strategies for entering the market. You may also be asked to analyze how our top competitors are responding to market dynamics, or to help evaluate and diligence potential acquisition targets. These projects will provide you with exposure to PGIM and the asset management industry, and you will develop a broad business strategy toolkit. In addition to conducting research and analysis, you will be responsible for presenting your findings and recommendations to senior management. You will also have the opportunity to be mentored by PGIM’s senior business leaders and be coached and trained by asset management and strategy experts.

  • Develop problem statements and structure problem solving approaches to PGIM’s most critical challenges
  • Conduct analyses on markets, competitors, and other business items
  • Establish the fact-base to aid in answering the PGIM senior management’s most pressing questions
  • Present your findings and recommendations to senior PGIM leaders
  • Help guide and influence the decision-making of the PGIM CEO and other senior business leaders

  • BA Required with strong academic background; MBA preferred
  • At least two years of experience, preferably in internal strategy, management consulting, or banking
  • Knowledge of financial services, ideally asset management
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Passion for problem solving
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork abilities
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Executive presence and the composure to interact with senior leaders
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently
  • Interest in business strategy/development and asset management

Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.

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, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

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