Director, Organization Talent Advisor - Allstate Finance/D3 and Arity

Date Opened: Dec 1, 2022

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary:

The Director, Organizational Talent Advisor (OTA) is a strategic consultant to executive leadership at Allstate. OTA partners with business line leadership, HR Consultants and COEs, to deliver forward-thinking talent management and organizational effectiveness strategies. Specifically, this role reports to the VP, Principal Talent Advisor Corporate Functions and will support the EVP-Chief Financial Officer and EVP Arity organizations within Allstate. 


The HR leader for this area must be an innovative and flexible business partner with experience providing strategic HR support to technology-based platform businesses and new ventures. Of principal importance is ensuring consistent delivery of standardized services and the agile development of new services in support of business priorities unique to this dynamic environment, while also remaining aligned with broader enterprise HR strategies. 


As a member of the Organizational Talent Advisor team, this individual will play a vital role in support of Allstate’s Transformative Growth plan.   The successful candidate typically has a minimum of 10 to 15 years of human capital consulting and business partnership experience in complex organizations with a reputation for excellence, as well as experience leading HR for platform businesses and new ventures. They should be skilled in integrating themselves into an existing organization in a diplomatic and productive fashion while being an effective agent for change.  And, possess a reputation as a strategically oriented leader who delivers results, has proven leadership skills, and strong business acumen.

Additionally, this OTA will:

  • Lead talent strategy development, focusing on the allocation and deployment of human capital, to maximize talent investment and drive superior execution
  • Align Allstate’s HR strategy with key business drivers (i.e.: clients, revenue growth areas, emerging markets and products, operational risk restructure, and people) and enterprise priorities
  • Work across HR, with their peers to design and deliver innovative and adaptive talent strategies across all aspects of the talent management life cycle
  • Drive accelerated cultural and operational change within HR to become a more collaborative, analytical, and customer centric HR function
  • Deliver Allstate’s Talent Management system to the business; attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining key talent to drive business growth and transformation imperatives 
  • Consults with executive leadership on talent management strategies, and leads/develops a high performing team of HR Consultants who deliver those strategies at all levels of the organization


To effectively accomplish this work, this OTA will exemplify the following skills and behaviors:

  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of business priorities to drive business strategies 
  • Ability to support emerging, high growth, technology enabled organizations 
  • Has led through transformational changes, developing a compelling vision and executing against a plan
  • Embeds the use of data and insights in people-related decision making. Analytical, uses data and insights to inform decisions and promotes and environment that does the same. Fluent in digital strategies and technology advancements. 
  • Influences up, down and across varying levels of front-line to executive leadership
  • Is a natural collaborator who is authentic, transparent, and honest, aligned with company values and leadership principals
  • Strong change agility - thrives in a complex, fast paced, rapidly evolving environment. Can shift between thinking strategically and consulting with HR centralized resources on operational issues Fosters a culture of excellence, accountability, empowerment, and inclusive diversity 
  • Influential communicator – clear, honest, effective – across all levels, internally and externally
  • Expertise in HR best practices with the ability to build sustainable long-term strategies
  • Bachelor's Degree is required; advanced degree with a human resources emphasis preferred (e.g. MBA, OD, I/O)

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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