There is not one American Dream - there are 300 million of them.At Northwestern Mutual, we're changing the way people think about financial planning. We're redefining and disrupting the industry and changing people's financial lives with better experiences, better design, and better technology. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice isheard,and diverse perspectives are welcomed. We are looking for someone like you.
As a Product Manager, you'll build the tools and experiences that empower our advisors and help our clients achieve those dreams. You'll work with a talented team of engineers, designers, data scientists and financial experts to discover, build and launch features that enable clients to achieve financial security.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
*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). Define and track KPIs for measure of success
*Gather Requirements: Focused on understanding the problem state and unmet needs of the client for the objective of defining the product.
*Define the product & Stakeholdering: Work with technology, design, 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.
*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
*Feature Prioritization: Develop and maintain a prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation according to business value or ROI
*Facilitate Ceremonies: Participate in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
*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.
*Education: Bachelor's degree
This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement.Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client's interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!
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.