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Product Manager III

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Join our Field Data Enablement team and play a vital role in revolutionizing Northwestern Mutual's support for Advisors through better data. Modernizing core operational field data systems will have enterprise-wide benefits and

result in significant advantages for the entire organization by enabling Advisors to operate more effectively and achieve greater success for our clients. This role will support executing on our multi-year field data modernization strategy called Field 360. Work with a talented team of engineers, designers, data scientists and financial experts to analyze product features, inform, and initiate product vision to enable clients to achieve financial security. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set Product Vision: Co-create and review with PM and Sr PM, the vision of the product. Analyze KPI's for measures of success and provide recommendations to Sr PM
  • Develop Roadmap: Develop and determine course of action for roadmap based off of reporting and metrics and work closely with Sr PM. Analyze KPI's for measures of success
  • Gather Requirements: Understand and evaluate the problem state and work with key partners on existing approaches to resolve issues
  • Define the product & stakeholdering: Responsible for low complex products and product features and analyze and recommend based on metrics. Strengthen relationships with business partners and knowledge share as needed
  • 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 and user stories around a product and communicate them effectively
  • Data & Customer Research: Inform product decisions with both qualitative and quantitative data on behavior and experimentation
  • Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain a prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation according to business value or ROI
  • Facilitate ceremonies: Participate in and sometimes facilitate the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 - 5+ years of prior experience with at least 2 working in a Product Management role
  • Knowledge Preferred: formal business analyst, engineering or testing experience, knowledge of the financial services industry, familiar with BI tools, knowledgeable expertise or experience with Scrum Framework
  • Must have demonstrated cross functional work in previous experience along with strong communication skills, time management, project management skills, business acumen, and high self-awareness/EQ
  • Previous experience with research, analysis, and providing recommendations. Ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements and work in ambiguity and solutioning
  • Ability to analyze and navigate through complex problems; exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information


  • Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off
  • Highly competitive compensation that include base salary plus bonus
  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program


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Northwestern 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 here for additiona l information relating to location-based pay structures.

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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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