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Program Manager

Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53202

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. 

The Program Manager will coordinate all projects across the NMC technology organization. You will be working with technology delivery teams to build project plans, drive project delivery, and track project status. The Program Manager is responsible to keep leadership informed of project status, and work with leadership to remove issues and address risks.


As a Program Manager, you will:

  • Be accountable for driving specific aspects of a larger program with medium complexity.
  • Make connections across teams to drive identification and managing of inter-dependencies.
  • Drive clarity on objectives, priorities and measures.
  • Be accountable for identifying, assessing and mitigating program risks and issues, and removing impediments.
  • Be accountable for providing visibility and transparency of our work and our plans to leadership.
  • Use data to make successes and challenges visible, and to drive insights and action plans to continually adjust and aggressively pursue our program goals.
  • Leverage tools and techniques to enable end-to-end value delivery and the best ongoing experience for our field and home office users.


Bring Your Best! What this role needs: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 3+ years of experience supporting program / project teams that deliver a digital product experience
  • Action orientation with a sense of urgency
  • Experience making data driven decisions
  • Experience in agile methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Servant leadership
  • Ability to work with ambiguity


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: 25526
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 06/24/2019