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Vice President, Government Affairs (NJ) - EXT0000O

Trenton, NJ 08611
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Trenton

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating executive, legislative and regulatory activities for Prudential in Trenton, New Jersey, its domiciliary state.  Responsibilities include:  serving a consistent interface with the New Jersey Legislature, Executive Branch, Federal New Jersey Congressional District Offices, Newark and other local public officials; monitoring and identifying issues that impact Prudentials businesses and the financial services industry in general; proactively advocating Prudentials position and disseminating Prudential research; effectively engaging in and maintaining leadership roles in trade association work; and supporting and facilitating information in coordination with Prudentials policy, federal and international lobbying teams.  Prudential operates in all 50 states, and our State Team lobbying is divided by region.  The NJ Region position is critically important because Prudential has multiple NJ domestic life insurers and affiliated companies located in NJ; the Company is headquartered in Newark, NJ, and the majority of its domestic employees work in NJ.  Some travel is required.


The position is located in Trenton, NJ and reports to the Vice President of Government Affairs State Team Leader.




         External Affairs:  Work closely with all functions of External Affairs, including federal, policy and international lobbyists, to develop and implement Prudentials position and advocacy approach on legislative and regulatory issues.  Keep colleagues regularly abreast of developments in the executive, legislative and regulatory arenas in your respective region.

         Law and Compliance Departments:  Work with various members of the Law and Compliance Departments to identify issues impacting the Company, coordinate Company input into developing policy, and assist in developing regulatory priorities.

         Business Unit and Corporate Centers:  Work with business and Company leaders in engagement activities, helping to keep individuals informed and properly connected to Company priorities.

         Coordinate and collaborate with other responsible departments on Group Wide Supervision activities at NJ Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI).

         Become familiar with and involved in the executive, legislative and regulatory activities of Prudentials national and state trade associations.

         Keep appropriate individuals in External Affairs, Law, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and various businesses apprised of the legislative and regulatory activities of the various associations

         Coordinate Prudentials involvement in committees and working groups that are responsible for responding to and commenting on proposed regulations.

         Work with associations to advocate Prudentials legislative and regulatory positions with regulators, legislators and other policymakers.




         Legislative and regulatory experience in the insurance and/or financial services industry required

         Lobbying experience in insurance-related matters, including experience with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) preferred

         Masters Degree or Law Degree preferred

         At least 7-10 years of relevant experience in government affairs, principally at the state level, or related experience

         In-depth understanding of state, political, legislative and regulatory landscapes in Trenton and Newark, NJ.




         A high level of interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish rapport and credibility with key individuals and to build and maintain a broad network of contacts

         Superior analytical, written and oral communication skills

         Strong commitment to teamwork with proven ability to work collaboratively across team, departmental and industry boundaries

         Proven leadership and project management skills to drive execution

         Ability to handle multiple projects effectively

         Ability to effectively interact with business clients, including senior management

         Adaptability to fast moving and changing landscapes/situations


Personal Characteristics:


         Ability to manage expectations of clients and colleagues

         Continually strive for excellence

         Curiosity and desire to learn

         High integrity

         Willingness to travel

@!*!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 companys 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. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-05-08 Expires: 2020-07-10

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