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Senior Product Manager

Date: Jun 27, 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. 

Strong coaching and servant leadership skills to help teams manage work efforts. Must have excellent communication and team building skills. Help drive business value and results working with the product owner and the teams. Help mature the teams to be self-determined and motivated to continue delivering high results and expectations.

 

As a Scrum Master/Agile Coach, you'll be responsible for the agile health of the team or teams that you serve. You will guide the team in agile practices, facilitate agile processes, and teach/coach/mentor the team members in the agile mindset. 

  • Guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers.
  • Guiding the team on how to get the most of out self-organization.
  • Guiding the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks.
  • Assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organisation.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Facilitating getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.
  • Provide support to resolve issues as escalated by the agile teams.
  • Provide project management capabilities required for larger efforts within the database team backlog.

 

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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: 25388
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Required
Employment Experience: 6-8 years
Licenses/Certifications:
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 06/03/2019