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Distribution Performance Integration Consultant

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

Summary

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development of and delivers training, processes and tools to support the Distribution Performance department and to drive alignment with functional and broader strategic goals and priorities.
  • Gathers data and feedback and builds tools to oversee the performance of the Distribution Performance regional teams (e.g., distribution of regional performance team resources, follow through on execution against enterprise asks of Distribution Performance). Supports efforts to look across Distribution Performance regional teams to identify and implement process, structural and infrastructure improvements. Builds and maintains tools used by Distribution Performance regional teams and promotes and aligns usage across teams.
  • Supports key Distribution Performance department platforms that enable regional team members to (1) execute on prioritized enterprise initiatives; (2) provide the enterprise with desired clarity, input and feedback; and (3) execute on performance management responsibilities. Examples of such platforms & Distribution Performance digital Hub, Distribution Performance study groups and development days, Distribution Engagement Forum.
  • Semi-annual HPM (field leader performance management) review cycle support materials prepared and outcomes documented and summarized. Gathers and synthesizes input/feedback from Distribution Performance regional teams and bottoms up distribution themes for enterprise partners.
  • Represents Distribution Performance on cross-departmental projects.
  • Supports coordination of Distribution Performance department events.
  • Prepares resources and materials in support of above.

Bring your best! What the role requires:

Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, data analytics or related field, or equivalent work experience.

Minimum of five years in training development, consulting, project management or similar experience with a demonstrated record of collaborative problem solving and assessment and experience working in or supporting the field.

Trusted ability to be responsive to changing business needs, lead and prioritize concurrent assignments, and handle ambiguity.

Highly effective communication skills to build consensus, sell ideas and influence change; leading and collaborating with variety of home office teams, group presentation and facilitation, and recommending strategy/approach to business unit leadership team.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-departmental teams.

Ability to write professional program and presentation content and documentation with mentoring and direction from team members.

Proven ability to devise processes for tracking and measuring data and information so that program usage and results can be tracked for measurement and process improvement purposes

Demonstrated ability to turn concept into a field deliverable. Proven experience in creating and delivering compelling messaging, packaging and communication of presentations/programs.

Must be able to influence change at times without management authority by influencing others to meet deadlines and quality expectations.

Benefits:

  • Competitive base pay
  • 401K
  • Pension plan
  • Educational assistance
  • Performance based incentive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Caregiver time off
  • ….and more

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.

We will offer reasonable accommodations

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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.

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