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Senior Business Consultant

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Franklin, WI, 53132

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?

As a Business Consultant, you’ll be called upon to think strategically. You’ll work across functions and/or departments to understand the needs of the business, facilitating relationships between business clients and technical resources. With a focus on addressing business processes and the underlying systems that support those processes, you will identify options, work to gain consensus on approach, develop requirements and related business rules, and work closely with business unit and technology subject matter experts to implement solutions for solving complex business challenges. Confident, persuasive, and persistent, you will negotiate and communicate with business clients, vendors, and field-based employees to ensure expectations are managed and critical objectives are addressed. Upon solution implementation, you will drive organizational change management activities to promote adoption of the change and minimize impact to people and processes.

 

 

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in MIS, Business or related field; or related work experience beyond the minimum required
  • Six or more years of experience/knowledge of business operations/processes to include analysis, design, documentation, using industry best practices and standards
  • Demonstrated flexibility to adjust to changing business needs by effectively managing and prioritizing large or complex concurrent assignments
  • Proven ability to identifiy and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders representing a broad range of functions and levels.
  • Proven ability to negotiate skillfully in difficult situations with both internal and external groups to include settling differences
  • Excellent communication skills focused on facilitation of meetings; ability to deliver informative, well-organized documentation and presentations and ability to effectively communicate in difficult and sensitive situations
  • Knowledgeable in current policies, practices, and ability to anticipate future trends affecting the business unit from a systems and process perspective
  • Knowledge of either NM’s technology environment or Field operations are useful, but not required

 

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.

 

Req ID: 25847
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 6-8 years
Licenses/Certifications:
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 08/07/2019