VP and Head PGIM Government Affairs

25 Aug, 2022


VP and Head PGIM Government Affairs

Prudential Financial
Newark, NJ

Job Classification:

Marketing & Communications – Communications



The Vice President, PGIM Government Affairs is responsible for planning, representing, and executing PGIM’s global government relations strategies.  She/he will be a senior member of the team responsible for representing the Company’s interests on cross-border priority public policy, regulatory and legislative issues.  The incumbent will also be an integral member of the team in representing PGIM’s interests with key third parties such as industry, associations, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, etc. This position reports to the Vice President and Head of Government Affairs & Sustainability.



  • In collaboration with PGIM senior leaders and affiliates establishes the strategic direction for global PGIM public policy and regulatory activities with policy makers, legislators, regulators, major industry trade associations and peer companies
  • Lead and execute PGIM specific public policy advocacy strategy and tactics
  • Leads a team that directs and coordinates proactive/anticipatory advocacy and representation with key external stakeholders
  • Builds and expands trusted and constructive relationships with vital senior public officials (e.g., SEC, ESMA, legislators, central bankers)
  • Partners with PGIM and Prudential leaders and SMEs to establish and direct processes to coordinate issue/policy development within individual PGIM affiliates and across PGIM (when and where possible)
  • Coordinate and help execute PGIM’s ESG related public policy and regulatory advocacy strategies and tactics, in partnership with PGIM’s global head of ESG and cross-business ESG Council.
  • Generates and coordinates thought leadership and engagement opportunities for PGIM senior leaders and SMEs
  • Provides expert political and policy insights to aid PGIM’s senior leaders in making informed investment decisions and shares regulatory perspectives with key clients and prospects as appropriate.
  • Effectively leads and coordinates key public official relationships and contacts across PGIM to better leverage opportunities and drive positive outcomes
  • Partners with legal and other functional partners to maximize PGIM’s impact with industry associations and organizations.



  • A minimum of fifteen years of relevant government affairs experience in the financial services (ideally asset management) industry (international experience a plus).
  • Demonstrated substantive policy experience in key asset management public policy and regulatory issue areas, with a global mindset given PGIM’s presence across multiple geographies
  • Deep and trusted relationships across critical external stakeholders including policy makers, regulators, industry and NGOs
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish rapport and credibility with key individuals and to build, maintain and leverage a broad network of contacts
  • Have presence and an ability to effectively interact with business and corporate partners, senior executives, and leading public policy leaders with diplomacy and candor
  • Must have a keen sense of interpersonal dynamics and ability to “read the room” and react/adjust according to audience
  • Must be a strategic thinker/planner and creative problem solver with demonstrated ability to conceive and execute plans/proposals
  • Superior leadership skills, with the ability to drive initiatives across internal and external stakeholders
  • Superior analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to teamwork with proven ability to work collaboratively across team, departmental and industry “boundaries”
  • Strong organizational skills. Able to manage multiple long and short- term projects with overlapping deadlines
  • Highly self-motivated work ethic, must demonstrate sound judgement, trustworthiness, initiative, and an ability to manage multiple issues with a sense of urgency
  • Government or similar experience is desired
  • Undergraduate degree required and graduate degree desired
  • Series 7 and/or other securities related certifications desired

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 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, 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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Job posted: 2022-08-25