Strategy & Operations Associate Manager - Remote

Date Opened: Nov 17, 2021

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. 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 more than 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

 

This role contributes to and helps develop the strategic design, planning, and implementation of strategy for programs and processes to support individual business function objectives and considers alignment with the broader corporate strategy. Also provides consulting, project management and support within subject matter expertise across the enterprise for focused initiatives. 
 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Demonstrates solid business knowledge, leadership, strategic vision and general management skills 
  • Plans and coordinates the integration and delivery of planned changes, projects, or programs, setting and maintaining a regular cadence of team and stakeholder meetings; contributes to communication to support new plans, programs, or processes
  • Modifies and aligns existing and new initiatives to support changing business strategies and tactics, managing program stakeholders across business units  
  • Creates and manages program plans: including scope, timelines, and key performance indicators on moderate to complex projects 
  • Identifies and manages program risks and issues, working closely with SMEs to mitigate
  • Establishes and tracks plan performance; coordinates and evaluates project controls and tracks/analyzes project ROI
  • Helps present business cases and influences others to take recommended actions
  • Formulates strategies to achieve plan objectives
  • Analyzes data as it relates to programs, projects and processes of moderate complexity; provides action alternatives for improvement as appropriate. Anticipates and makes recommendations to solve market specific implications of business strategies
  • When applicable, seeks to connect resources across departments to share expertise necessary to successfully complete projects
  • Drive continuous improvements to program process and tools in alignment with the broader business goals Supports the build and adherence of governance processes
  • This job does not have supervisory duties

Preferred Qualifications

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 4-5 years’ experience in strategic program management

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None


Functional Skills

  • Possess an operating level of knowledge of Allstate’s brand and competition in various markets
  • Leadership skills necessary to lead team
  • Strong project/program management skills
  • Solutions-focused and resourceful problem solver who quickly adapts to changing environments and enjoys working with ambiguity
  • Strong project management skills including developing work plans, estimating and managing resources, time and budget
  • Strong communication skills including written and oral
  • Possesses working knowledge of processes, policies, and procedures relevant to the industry 
  • Strong intellectual curiosity with ability to focus it on business problems and analytical efforts 
  • Has the ability to solve routine problems of moderate complexity following established policies and procedures
  • Scaled Agile knowledge and experience preferred 

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

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/

 

Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.

 

Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

 

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

 

For jobs in San Francisco, please click “here” for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
For jobs in Los Angeles, please click “here” for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

 

To view the “EEO is the Law” poster click “here”. This poster provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

 

To view the FMLA poster, click “here”. This poster summarizing the major provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and telling employees how to file a complaint.

 

It is the Company’s policy to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs. Therefore, any discriminatory action taken on account of an employee’s ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual and reproductive health decision, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race (include traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress), sex, or sexual orientation that adversely affects an employee's terms or conditions of employment is prohibited. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, salary administration, promotion, job assignment, benefits, discipline, and separation of employment.