At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.
As a Product Manager in Illustrations, you’ll build the tools and experiences that empower our advisors and help our clients achieve those dreams. You’ll work with a hardworking team of engineers, data scientists and financial experts to discover, build and launch features that enable clients to achieve financial security.
What's the role?
Set Product Vision: Ability to 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 KPIs for measure of success
Develop Roadmap: Responsible for ingesting new items on the roadmap per documented prioritization framework(s).
Gather Requirements: Focus on identifying the problem state and unmet needs of the client for the objective of defining the product.
Define the product & Stakeholders: Work with technology, customers/users, to shape and test the product and communicate why this is the right product, how it will work, and what defines metrics for success.
Author User Stories: Translate requirements to technical details to build and validate use cases and user stories 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 Ceremonies: Participate in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.
Bring Your Best! What this role needs:
Education. Bachelor’s degree
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. Knowledge of the financial services industry, familiar with BI tools, preferred to have previous research experience, familiar with Agile and Scrum framework.
Strong communication skills, strong time management, project management skills, business acuity and high self awareness and EQ. Ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements, work in ambiguity and solution.
Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedent
Beyond base salary, NM offers the following benefits; pension, 401k, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision, FREE lunch, annual bonus opportunity, and much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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W e 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.
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