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Digital Product Manager

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

What's the role?

At Northwestern Mutual, we’re changing the way people think about financial planning with the scale of a Fortune 90 company. We’re redefining and disrupting the industry and changing people’s financial lives with better experiences and better technology. We believe in building inclusive, and diverse workplaces, where every voice is heard. Come help us build for the future!

Join a winning team of Agile product managers, engineers and designers who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences that help our clients and advisors achieve financial security.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Co-Create Product Roadmap with Sr. PMs: Responsible for helping to sequence and prioritize roadmap.

  • Define and measure OKRs for product work stream

  • Gather Requirements: Understand the problem state and unmet needs of the client for the objective of defining epics/features.

  • Stakeholder Management: Collaborate with technology, design, customers/users to shape, test and build the right experiences for our clients.

  • Epics & Features: Translate vision into epics/features requirements and acceptance criteria that is based on a deep understanding of both strategy and technology.

  • Author User Stories: Translate requirements to user stories for engineering and design teams.

  • Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain a prioritized backlog of user stories.

  • Facilitate Ceremonies: Participate in the daily Stand Ups, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Reviews, External Demos and Retrospectives.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • 2-3 years working in a Product Management Role, with agile team experience

  • Knowledge Preferred: formal business analyst, engineering or testing experience.

  • Knowledge of the financial services industry

  • Proven cross functional work in previous experience along with strong communication skills, time management, project management skills, eye for business and self-awareness/EQ.

  • Influence skills, initial leadership exposure, ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements, and work with ambiguity.

  • Solve sophisticated problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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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.

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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.