At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
Build the tools and experiences that empower advisors and help clients achieve their dreams. Work with a talented team of engineers, designers, data scientists and financial professionals to discover, build and launch features that enable clients to achieve financial security.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Set Product Vision: Independently, and in some cases co-create with a Sr PM, the foundational vision of the product and what it is trying to solve for. Define and track critical metrics.
Develop Roadmap: Responsible for ingesting new items on the roadmap per documented prioritization framework(s).
Gather Requirements: Recognise the problem state and unmet needs of the client for the objective of defining the product.
Define the Product & Stakeholdering: Work with technology, design and end users, to shape and test for communicating why this is the right product, how it will work, and what defines metrics for success.
Design Partnership: Partner with design to ensure cohesive future state user visions and experiences are aligned.
Author User Stories: Translate requirements to technical details to build and validate use cases around a product and communicate them effectively.
Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain a prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation according to business value or return on investment.
Facilitate Agile Ceremonies: Participate in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.
1-3 Years of prior experience with at least 1 working in a Product Management role.
Knowledge Preferred: formal business analyst, engineering or testing experience, , familiar with BI tools, previous research experience, familiar with Agile and Scrum framework.
Knowledge of financial services industry is a plus
Proven cross functional work in previous experience.
Strong communication skills, strong time management, project management skills, business acumen, and high self awareness and EQ.
Ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements.
Ability to solve problems in a straightforward manner while facing ambiguity to analyze possible solutions using technical experience, judgment and precedent.
Adobe Analytics - Basic
Agile Methodologies - Basic
Atlassian JIRA - Basic
Backlog Management - Basic
Daily Scrum - Intermediate
Data Analysis - Basic
Industry Benchmarking - Basic
Microsoft Power BI - Basic
Product Demonstrations - Basic
Product Management - Intermediate
Product Roadmapping - Basic
Requirements Gathering - Basic
Structured Query Language (SQL) - Basic
Storytelling - Basic
Technical Writing - Basic
User Research - Basic
Wireframing - Basic
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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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.
FIND YOUR FUTURE
We'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.
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With more than $217 billion in assets, $26 billion in revenues and more than $1.5 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force. Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.2 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and enhancing the engagement of those who bring their unique perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation.