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Risk Product Annuity Consultant

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

We are seeking a risk product expert, preferably with an understanding of annuities, to join our strong, innovative and growing Risk Product team! Bring your best every single day to help us achieve our vision: Superior financial outcomes for every client. As Risk Product Consultant, you will support the ongoing evolution and maintenance of our annuity product suite. You will work closely with our business partners across the enterprise to provide expertise on the design of our products and the unique features that help clients meet their retirement income goals. You will also have the opportunity to contribute and develop new ideas to meet the needs of our clients and field force.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with ownership of insurance products, specifically annuities, including design and implementation of new or existing products, promotion strategies, overall execution of the product strategy and day-to-day product line management to advance sales and servicing.

  • Support ongoing annuity product evolution including coordinating and driving efforts with technical, operational, compensation, investment and regulatory experts.

  • Interpret customer needs and is the go-to product expert that can explain and translate product or program features and functions to internal and external partners.

  • Translate product strategy into product design details.

  • Build platform expertise to identify and provide product input for efficient set-up.

  • Provide support and product expertise to internal teams and advisors.

  • Work with agile development teams to identify decision points and creations of path to decision making.

  • Use standard processes and knowledge for regulatory compliance through adherence of business conduct, support programs and address Field and client practices.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business, finance, economics or related field.

  • 5 plus years of experience in financial services.

  • Proven ability to drive promotion or design within cross-departmental initiatives.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to develop deep product expertise.

  • Ability to anticipate decision impacts, future consequences and trends.

  • Ability to build strong external networks with resources in the industry.

  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills, with ability to work within deadlines, prioritize work and multitask.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to make effective formal presentations.

  • Proven management skills including negotiating, leadership, delegation, planning and organization.

  • Advanced degree preferred.

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 position has been classified as a Registered Representative under NMIS guidelines and requires fingerprinting.

Required Certifications:

Series 6 - FINRA

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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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