State Manager Senior Manager

Location
60062, Northbrook
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Closes
Jan 18, 2021
Ref
78240428#GIJ--Allstate.1
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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 Description

The State Manager Senior Manager supports the achievement of profit and growth targets for an assigned state(s) or line(s) of business.  Provides leadership for the State Team, develops integrated strategies and makes decisions related to product, pricing and risk management to achieve growth and profit goals. 
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributes to annual and long-term personal line(s) profit and loss goals for assigned state(s)
  • Supports the design and development of product, pricing and risk management strategic initiatives aligning with countrywide standards when possible 
  • Leads complex analysis of the marketplace, business trends, and competitive position                         
  • Participates in the professional development for state team and direct reports
  • Ensures product/pricing/risk management changes are delivered to AOR’s for implementation and engagement
  • Works across Market Operating Committee’s and internal departments (Pricing/Underwriting/Line Management)
  • This job has supervisory duties and will typically manage 2 - 7 people.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, post graduate work/master’s degree preferred
  • Ideal candidate will have 6+ years of Product or Pricing or Underwriting experience and/or 3+ years of Finance or Economics experience
  • Selected candidate will have 3+ years of People Leadership experience

 

Functional Skills

  • Participates in the development of strategies to drive profitable market share growth
  • Contributes to development strategies and engages with regulators/legislators to positively impacts the business environment.
  • Demonstrates advanced product, price, risk management and insurance regulation knowledge and makes adjustment to strategies as warranted
  • Provides thought leadership to address diverse and complex situations and drive favorable business outcomes. Integrates with key stakeholders (e.g. Market Operating Committee, Line Management, RMBC, Legal, Claims, etc.)
  • Supports development and presents business cases and influences others to take recommended actions
  • Understanding of HR systems and policies for new and existing employees.  Establishes development plans for direct reports
     

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.

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

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