Product manager (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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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.
At Northwestern Mutual, we're changing the way people think about financial planning with the scale of a Fortune 90 company. We're redefining and reinventing the industry and changing people's financial lives with better experiences and better technology. We believe in building inclusive, and diverse workplaces, where every voice is heard. Come help us build for the future!
Build the tools and experiences that empower advisors and help clients achieve their dreams. Work with a hard-working team of engineers, designers, data scientists and financial experts to discover, build and launch features that enable clients to achieve financial security!
Independently lead sub workstreams in the Tech Foundations and CLR business case with focus on delivery of CLR modernization outcomes.
Work with business to develop process maps for future automation; challenging the status quo to build the most efficient future state experience
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Set Product Vision: 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 detailed prioritization framework(s). Define and track KPIs for measure of success.
  • Gather Requirements: Recognize 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 craft 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 return on investment.
  • Facilitate Ceremonies: Participate in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings and Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives.

Qualifications
  • 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, previous research experience, familiar with Agile and Scrum framework.
  • Proven some cross functional work in previous experience.
  • Strong communication skills, strong time management, project management skills, intuition for business, and high self awareness and EQ.
  • Ability to translate product requirements into technical requirements and work in ambiguity and solution.
  • Ability to solve problems in straightforward situations; analyze possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedent.
  • Bachelors degree

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