Senior Specialist, Vendor Governance

Prudential Financial

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Senior Specialist, Vendor Governance - TEC00054 Description The Senior Specialist, Vendor Governance is responsible for partnering with and supporting business owners with the establishment and ongoing management of high-risk and Critical to the business vendor relationships. Incumbent acts as a Vendor Governance expert and serves as a known and identified liaison, providing advice and guidance to vendor relationship owners, and ensuring that they act in accordance with Standards. The Senior Specialist has a propensity for Risk Management and Identification, has Contract knowledge, and understands business controls such as Business Continuation, Information security and Privacy. Knowledge of these areas is applied to daily operations and special projects to mitigate third party risks. Primary Responsibilities: Enable successful vendor management for multiple business functions and/or vendor relationships. Includes oversight or participation i n the ESPQ and site visit process, and monitoring activities such as issue management. Coordinate meetings with key constituents (e.g. Law, Risk Mgmt., Compliance, Information Security, etc.); drive VG processes through to execution. Develop or support the enhancement of VG processes, reports, or communications. Lead or participate in projects that enable efficient and effective operations. Develop and/or support junior associates; instill and embed knowledge sharing and best practices. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience Highly organized and motivated Experienced with Project management, Risk Management, Business Continuation, Records Management, Information Security or Privacy 5 or more years of experience working in large company environment 5 or more years of relationship management or vendor governance experience a plus Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Strong communication and partnering skills essential Ability to multi-task, deal with change and work under time constraints, and with little direction essential Up to 20% business travel may be required Proficient in Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Projects 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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential. Job Function Technology Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Roseland Other Locations United States-Connecticut-Shelton, United States-Pennsylvania-Dresher, United States-Minnesota-Plymouth Schedule Full-time Travel No

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