NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Lead Program Manager in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
JOB REQUIREMENTS: 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? Passionate about leading and executing efforts that drive internal employee and leadership engagement across the Technology Function. Accountable for aligning one or more large, sophisticated programs consisting of multiple efforts. Makes connections across teams and work streams to drive identification and facilitation of interdependencies. Accountable for defining the program structure and crafting a single, unified plan to deliver on the program objectives. Drives for clarity on objectives, priorities and measures. Accountable for identifying, assessing and mitigating program risks and issues, and removing impediments. Leads highly visible multidisciplinary project teams or initiatives; provides thought leadership. Solves difficult problems with broad impact on the business; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions. Impacts the direction and prioritization for program, project or services; works within general department policies and industry guidelines. Bring Your Best! What this role needs: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience 9-14 years of professional experience Five or more years of program management experience in technology and/or business functions. Experience with program management methodologies & governance Experience with project management methodologies & SDLC. Working understanding of project management / agile tooling. Financial & team managementOur Benefits: Highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities Medical/Dental/Vision plans, matching 401(k), pension program Tuition reimbursement, commuter plans, and paid time off Extensive Professional Training Opportunities Excellent Work/Life Balance Hackathons/Commitment to Innovation This job is not covered by the existing Collective Bargaining Agreement. Required Certifications: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. EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/55D5D0D7A6204ABD Qualified females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.