• MassMutual
  • $101,865.00 -162,370.00/year*
  • Springfield , MA
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 45 Pidgeon Dr

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Since 1851, MassMutuals commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. Were people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, were stronger.


At MassMutual, were passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven our approach to developing products which best meet the needs of our customers.

To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Head of Annuity Product to join our team.

Our ideal Head of Annuity Product candidate excels as an executive leader overseeing all aspects of the Annuity Product line from concept development to pricing to implementation. Youll use your skills to not only drive a culture of product innovation and ideation, youll also engage in senior level thought leadership driving a culture of agility and change, all in the spirit of providing the best outcomes for our customers and employees.

Objectives of this role

  • Build and execute the Annuity Product lines concept development, pricing and related implementation plan through team talent

  • Translate this information into innovative and profitable strategy recommendations

Daily and monthly responsibilities

  • Through effective influencing, collaboration, mentoring and communication drive the execution of the Annuity Product strategy

  • Engage and collaborate with key stakeholders (i.e. but not limited to, Workplace Solutions and MassMutual Financial Advisor Distribution channels, Competitive Intelligence lead, Head of Strategy & Support, other company executives) to ensure industry competitive landscape is fully understood and related Annuity Products strategy positions MassMutual for sales success and profitability

  • Ensure team talent development is a priority, modeling quarterly Check-Ins, quality and actionable pipeline and succession plans

  • Oversee budget considerations in a quality and timely manner

Skills and qualifications

  • Demonstrated deep and broad understanding of Annuity products and their related competitive landscape

  • Demonstrated ability to:

  • Lead results through others at both mid to upper management and early career levels

  • Contribute strategic thought partnership as an integral part of the Product Senior Leadership team

  • Quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels (executive through entry); recognized as an effective and strong collaborator

  • Model MassMutuals Core Values: Focus on the Customer, Act with Integrity, Value People, Work Collaboratively, Achieve Results

  • Engage and inspire others and build a culture of innovation / ideation, inclusion and diverse thought leadership, personal accountability, and results orientation

  • Model change leadership, agility; change champion. Successfully personally navigate and guide others to navigate in an agile and evolving culture of change

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationship with key stakeholders internally and externally, as appropriate

  • Apply intellectual curiosity to all aspects of the role

  • Effectively communicate with all mediums (verbal, written, presentation)

  • Operate with a high level of critical thinking

  • Frequently represent MassMutual at external conferences, industry events

  • Manage a budget

  • College Degree

Preferred qualifications

  • MBA

  • 15+ years in an executive, strategic Product leadership position

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE 500 Ranking (FORTUNE Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a Worlds Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. Its more than our company structure its our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each others diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employerMinority/Female/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, were fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, its the only way forward.

100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

Disability Equality Index (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

Military Friendly Employer (2018)

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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