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Senior Product Manager

Company: Northwestern Mutual
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. This is a hybrid role requiring at least 2 days onsite in our NYC office or 3 days/onsite in our Milwaukee, WI office. Our Mission Northwestern Mutual has 160 years of history providing financial security to millions of people. Continuing that tradition means changing to meet the needs of our clients and financial advisors. We are a strong, innovative, and growing company that invests in people who care and make a positive impact. What's the role? The Senior Product Manager on the Servicing Strategy & Transformation team will build the tools and experiences that empower our advisors and help our clients achieve their dreams. You will work with a dedicated team of engineers, designers, data scientists and financial authorities to define product vision, strategy and deliver experiences to enable clients to achieve financial security. What you'll be doing!

  • Set Product Vision: Responsible for product vision and appropriate positioning with key team members across the organization.
  • Develop Roadmap: Foster the development, acceptance and communication of roadmap. Define and track key performance indicators for measure of success.
  • Gather Requirements: Participate in cross functional work to solicit key requirements relative to the accountable product.
  • Define the product: Responsible for multiple low to medium complexity products and product features from start to finish.
  • Stakeholdering: Maintain the awareness and ability to articulate the product story to a broader audience outside the internal team with additional experience and maturity in the domain.
  • Design Partnership: Partner with design to ensure cohesive future state user visions and experiences that are aligned with a quarterly vision with an understanding of the total design process.
  • Author User Stories: Translate requirements to technical details to build and validate use cases and user stories around a product and optimally communicate them.
  • Data & Customer Research: Advise product decisions with both qualitative and quantitative data on behavior and experimentation.
  • Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain multiple prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation according to business value or return on investment.
  • Facilitate ceremonies: Facilitate the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives. What this role needs!
    • Bachelor's degree and 4-5 years of prior Product Management experience with an agile team.
    • Understanding of case management systems in order to take those learnings and build future state system for the company.
    • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, translating high level business needs into actionable deliverables for our various technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • ---Proven cross functional work experience along with strong communication skills, time management, project management skills, eye for business and high self-awareness/EQ.
    • Demonstrated previous research experience, influence skills, initial leadership exposure, ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements, and work in ambiguity and solutioning.
    • Knowledge Preferred: formal business analysis, engineering or testing experience, knowledge of the financial services industry, familiarity with BI tools, certification or experience with Product Owner or Scrum Master role.
    • Ability to tackle sophisticated problems; take a new point of view on existing solutions; exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information. Skills-Proficiency Level: Adobe Analytics - Intermediate Agile Methodologies - Intermediate Atlassian JIRA - Intermediate Backlog Management - Intermediate Business Cases - Basic Continuous Improvement (CI) - Basic Daily Scrum - Intermediate Data Analysis - Intermediate Industry Benchmarking - Intermediate Microsoft Power BI - Intermediate Product Demonstrations - Basic Product Management - Intermediate Product Road mapping - Intermediate Requirements Gathering - Intermediate Structured Query Language (SQL) - Intermediate Storytelling - Basic Technical Writing - Intermediate User Research - Intermediate Wireframing - Intermediate Compensation Range: Pay Range - Start: $97,930.00 Pay Range - End: $181,870.00 N ort hwester n Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click - for additional information relating to location-based pay structures. Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client's interests at the center of all we do. Get started now! We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.
      FIND YOUR FUTUREWe're excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. -
      • Flexible work schedules
      • Concierge service
      • Comprehensive benefits
      • Employee resource groupsPandoLogic. Keywords: Senior Product Manager, Location: MILWAUKEE, WI - 53205

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