Senior Product Manager
Company: Northwestern Mutual
Posted on: September 18, 2023
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
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
- Flexible work schedules
- Concierge service
- Comprehensive benefits
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