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Project Manager

| Greater Boston Area

Our ideal Digital Project Manager candidate is extremely organized and has a track record of successfully delivering digital projects. This role will be a subject matter expert within the organization in support of the Agile framework. This position requires the ability to facilitate and enable solutions in partnership with Product Owners, Product Design Team, Technical Team, Businesses Partners and Executive Management.
You’re also team-oriented and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. With a flat leadership structure, the opportunity for flexibility within role, and development into other areas is a core reason most people desire to work in this team.

Objectives of this role

  • Collaborate closely with the Digital Design, Product Owners, Business Units and Multiple Technology teams to understand the business demand and guide agile project execution.
  • Develop project plans, status documentation, and continuously communicate with design and development teams to ensure all teams are on task with projects and deadlines.
  • Participate in / champion ongoing project management and design team process improvements. Serve as a single point of contact for project status & issue management

Daily and monthly responsibilities

  • Support the prioritization and implementation of new technology, products, enhancements, and other key strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with team members, senior management and key stakeholders to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives.
  • Ensuring all deliverables (oftentimes complex/interdisciplinary/interlinked) are clearly specified, scoped and agreed between client and internal team(s).
  • Provide thought leadership into the planning, design and implementation of programs and process.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans.
  • Drive mitigation plans and ultimate resolution to program blockers.
  • Consistently adhere to company standards and best practices.
  • Build professional skills through continued training, education, and networking events

Skills and qualifications

  • 5+ years of project management experience.
  • Proficient in Agile methodologies ideally in a digital environment.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness developing plans, prioritizing activities and driving execution.
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative, cross-disciplinary and geographically dispersed environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex information clearly and appropriately handle sensitive information.
  • Position requires an extremely organized, detail-oriented individual who is capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence outcomes.
  • Blend of technical and business acumen; comfortable learning new technologies.
  • Holds self and others accountable for achieving results.
  • Proven ability to hold open, candid and transparent critical conversations at all levels
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Finance, Business or related field
  • Experience with digital design teams; experience at both a design studio and a large corporate environment preferred.
  • Makes decisions and drives business initiatives forward in the face of ambiguity.
  • Strong customer and user experience advocate with a passion for digital and unafraid to challenge status quo.
  • Experience with CMS, JIRA, Onsite Search and SEO best practices a plus.
  • Experience working with cross functional teams in the Financial Services or Insurance Industries.
  • Experience with analytics platforms, tagging and the resulting reporting. Experience with Google Analytics, Looker analytics tool and Tealium tagging is a plus.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering digital products for companies in the Financial
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Technology we use

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Location

We currently have Boston office locations at both 470 Atlantic Ave and One Marina Park.

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
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