Oh Snap!
This job is no longer active - but you can still view the details below.

Retirement Product Strategy Consultant

| Greater Boston Area

POSITION SUMMARY

“Join an organization with Double Digit Growth” “Expand your Career” “Develop Yourself”

MassMutual Workplace Solutions continues to innovate and be on the leading edge of offering retirement solutions through market leading investments and holistic tools that help participants to prepare for their future life. A new division within Workplace Solutions, Worksite & Voluntary Insurance Benefits, is focused on developing and executing a more comprehensive approach to worksite sales of individual insurance products. A focus on institutional markets, DCIO & Stable Value business is adding additional scope to a very successful organization. Growth, innovation and a consistent focus on policyholders and customer sets MassMutual apart and gives them a competitive edge in the market. This is an organization worth consideration.

In order for Workplace Solutions to achieve its profitable growth objective, it will be necessary to have a clear strategy for staying ahead of the market for products, services and solutions offered as well as markets served. The Retirement Product Strategy Consultant must successfully bring together the external view of the marketplace, the analytics of our book of business along with the earnings focus of the Pricing team, the growth objective of Sales team and the efficiency goals of Operations by understanding and balancing their respective needs and to deliver strategic recommendations on the solutions we offer as well as the markets we serve. 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Help drive a forward looking product strategy and roadmap for suite of assigned products that is based upon robust understanding of client, market, competitive and regulatory trends, and clearly articulates value proposition and points of differentiation
  • Product Strategy and Planning:
    • Market/Customer Research
      • Utilizes and evaluates industry & competitive insights to inform planning process
      • Utilizes, evaluates and shares internal sales, book of business and other informative data to drive educated decision making and insights to the broader org
      • Demonstrates strong understanding of the distribution landscape and partners with sales to evaluate partnerships and their alignment to our business needs and future growth opportunities
    • Product Strategy, Plan & Roadmap
      • Helps with the development of broad strategies for a group of products
      • Ensures that individual product strategies are robust & aligned with each other & and the overall vision and value proposition
      • Partners cross-functionally to ensure strategies are integrated
    • Define Product Offer
      • Provides high-level insights and inputs into definition of future state product offer as it relates to the strategic roadmap
      • Ensures alignment of offering across group of products, as well with overall mission, vision & value proposition
  • Product Ideate and Plan:
    • Ideation
      • Provides high-level voice of customer & market to ideation
      • Aligns new ideas against other portfolio products and strategies
      • Identifies and resolves conflicts, making the appropriate tradeoffs as necessary
      • Reviews and approves the idea intake form
    • Develop Business Case
      • Provides insights and input upon request
      • Aligns business case with initiatives in pipeline for product group; considers impacts and priorities
  • Lead and Communicate:
    • Participates in and/or leads client and new business presentations
    • Develops strong relationships with business partners and senior leaders
    • Participates in and/or leads broad business or strategic projects or changes initiatives
  • Product Performance Management:
    • Reviews product scorecards, including key business and financial objectives
    • Discusses scorecard results at relevant governance forums and committees

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Deep and thorough understanding of retirement services products and landscape. Ability to translate this information into innovative strategy recommendations.
  • Expert level knowledge of industry best practices and go-to-market strategies.
  • Ability to work externally as a face to the industry and as a subject matter expert in the presentation process.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally to ensure engagement across all stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; able to document complex issues, methodologies, and resolutions such that others can readily understand them
  • Sound business judgment and proven experience in successfully managing in organization in an environment of rapid change
  • Comfortable dealing with both complexity and ambiguity, and able to explore multiple solutions to a problem
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • 10 or more years’ experience at a retirement plan provider
  • Series 6 or 7 license a plus.
Read Full Job Description

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • BashLanguages
    • GroovyLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • Redux SagaLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • TealiumAnalytics
    • SnowplowAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • BasecampManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement

Location

470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110

An Insider's view of MassMutual

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a Product Owner, I spend most of my time collaborating with others across different business units. On any given day, I could be spending time brainstorming design concepts of upcoming features with our design team or assisting them with presenting these concepts to outside users as part of our user testing process.

Ryan

Digital Product Owner

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful people on my team are: passionate, curious, receptive, and engaged. Each team member is expected to be passionate about the work that they do, and the domains in which they practice. They are always solving unique problems and must be curious about finding new solutions.

David

Digital Lead

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We work in an open floor plan, so there is a lot of opportunity for networking across roles, teams and levels. Everyone is very friendly and welcomes the opportunity to get to know other people on the floor.

Kristina

Digital Product Manager

What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
More Jobs at MassMutual84 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR
Internships
Legal
Marketing
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Finance
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Product
new
Boston
Operations
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Project Mgmt
new
Boston
Design + UX
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Product
new
Boston
Finance
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Design + UX
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Marketing
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Product
new
Boston
Finance
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Design + UX
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Project Mgmt
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Data + Analytics
new
Boston
Sales
new
Boston
Finance
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston
Developer
new
Boston