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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?

Partners with the function Sr. HRBP to own the deployment of people initiatives, lead organization development projects and activities for assigned operating units, and partner with other Human Resources and business customers to effectively grow/develop and mobilize talent to support our strategic business goals.

What You’ll Do:

  • Facilitate/lead change and transition efforts in various parts of the organization to ensure identified goals are fully achieved.
  • Support efforts to initiate top grading in the organization to improve bench strength and the retention of key talent through talent review, succession planning, talent pooling, development, etc.
  • Facilitate, support and advise on endeavors to engender organizational values in the company and the creation of an outstanding organizational culture that gives a sustainable competitive advantage.
  • Identify data collection tools, data sources, benchmarks, and performance targets.
  • Implement organizational effectiveness interventions.
  • Define the Talent Plan for a team, department, & function considering Business Unit & Corporate Department Talent Plans and crafting Talent solutions unique to business strategy.
  • Manage & implement assessment, internal fill, performance, interpersonal planning and career management.
  • Partner on implementation & execution with impacted Function BU including leadership alignment, change leadership, large scale program design, organization performance, and communications.
  • Diagnose potential organizational problem areas.
  • Involved in Design of Career Experience Journey as necessary.
  • Translates philosophy and strategy into results and actions while effectively changing behaviors “on the ground’ in order to drive desired outcomes.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education or a related field or an equivalent combination of professional related work experience.
  • 8 or more years of previous experience in Talent Management, Leader Development, Performance Management, Organization Development, including advising all levels of leadership and senior HR partners
  • Demonstrated experience and capabilities including change management, project management, business expertise, leadership, problem solving, interpersonal skills, and HR talent management & development demonstrable experience.


  • Work from home! Opportunity to work from home or you can come into the office. Tuition reimbursement paid time off, paid volunteer days, and caregiver time off. Highly competitive compensation that includes base salary plus bonus Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k) and company pension program

Skills-Proficiency Level:


Career Planning/Coaching – Intermediate

Change Management – Intermediate

Executive Development – Intermediate

Internal Recruiting – Intermediate

Negotiation/Influence – Intermediate

Organizational Needs Assessment – Advanced

Performance Management – Advanced

Process Improvements – Intermediate

Succession Planning – Advanced

Talent Assessments – Intermediate

Talent Development – Intermediate

Talent Review/Identification – Advanced


Employee Engagement – Intermediate

Employee Experience – Basic

Organizational Design – Intermediate

Strategic Talent Planning – Intermediate



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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.