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Prudential PGDS

About us

Prudential plc is an international financial services group serving around 24 million insurance customers and has £496 billion of assets under management. We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. We provide protection and savings opportunities to our customers, social and economic benefits to the communities in which we operate, jobs and opportunities to our employees and financial benefits for our investors. By offering security, pooling savings and making investments, we help to drive the cycle of growth. The Group is structured around four main business units: Prudential Corporation Asia, Jackson National Life, Prudential UK & Europe and M&G Investments.

Launched in 2006, PGDS manages the IT infrastructure for the UK based Prudential Group Companies which also includes their global locations. We employ approximately 450 people in the UK who are based in London, Reading & Stirling. PGDS' aims are to:

  • Operate services reliably and securely at market leading price points
  • Access innovation to build new services that support business growth and value creation
  • Demonstrate clear economy of scale value from a shared service approach

PGDS’ enduring goals are:

  • Business Linkage & Impact

    Services that are easy to use, differentiated, transparent, innovative & aligned with current & future business needs.

  • Operational Integrity

    A trusted track record of consistent & reliable delivery.

  • Efficiency

    Sustained market leading position on quality & cost value

  • People & Capability

    An organisation & culture that is performance driven, agile, adaptive & innovative.

Our functional teams include:

  • Mainframe
  • Desktop
  • Service Management
  • Wintel & Desktop Services
  • Networks (Voice, Data & Security)
  • Security
  • Midrange
  • Data Centre Operations
  • Projects & Business Relationships


We recruit Graduates into specific roles which is designed to allow you to become a specialist in that specific technical field. A career with us will provide challenging and interesting work which will stretch you & allow you to learn new skills.

Our Core Values

PGDS' success is all about our people. Our past achievements have been down to collective hard work and a determined focus to contribute to the on-going success of the Prudential Group. At the centre of PGDS is our commitment to deliver all aspects of a cost effective and responsive IT infrastructure service to client business units. This is underpinned by four core behaviours:

  • Understanding business needs
  • Being Proactive
  • Taking Ownership
  • Working with others

The elements of these core behaviours will enable PGDS people to deliver effectively and to develop personal & organisational capability for the future.

Working at PGDS

PGDS has a core belief that we can achieve more together than as individuals. It involves how we interact and treat one another, considering the impact we have on each other, valuing diversity and working collaboratively to achieve excellent business results and customer experiences. Everyone has the opportunity to get the help and support they need to actively manage their careers at PGDS. This could be through attending development programmes or taking on projects or roles that stretch them to achieve their full potential. Investing in the development of our people supports our ambition to become a high performing organisation.

How to apply

Please email your CV to:

Contact name: 
Julianne Smith, Resourcing Manager

Connect with Prudential PGDS

Contact number: 
0207 5483975