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Associate Business Project Manager

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Milwaukee, WI, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Associate Business Project Manager to join our dynamic team. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with 1-2 years of project management experience to further develop their skills and contribute to our organization's success. As an Associate Business Project Manager, you will work closely with senior project managers and cross-functional teams to support the planning, execution, and monitoring of various projects.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in project planning, including defining project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Contribute to the development of project plans, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • Support project initiation by gathering and documenting project requirements.
  • Lead kick-off and status meetings for the project teams.
  • Coordinate project activities and tasks, ensuring that they are executed according to the project plan.
  • Monitor project progress and identify potential risks or issues, providing timely updates to the project team.
  • Assist in the preparation of project status reports and presentations for stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure effective communication and coordination across different project phases.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts by identifying areas for process enhancement and implementing best practices.
  • Support the implementation of project management methodologies and tools.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, project management, or a related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience in project management or a related role.
  • Solid understanding of project management principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Attention to detail and analytical thinking, with the ability to identify and resolve issues.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

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Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additiona l information relating to location-based pay structures.

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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.

If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Concierge service
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Employee resource groups