Director, State Product Manager

Location
60062, Northbrook
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 19, 2020
Closes
Jan 18, 2021
Ref
78240453#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 is responsible for achieving profit and growth targets for an assigned zone, state(s) or line(s) of business. Leads State Team comprised of division manager and analyst, developing integrated strategies and makes decisions related to product, pricing and risk management to achieve growth and profit goal.

Key Responsiblities

  • Accountable for annual and long-term personal line(s) profit and loss goals for assigned zone, state(s).
  • Provides leadership in the design and development of Product, pricing and risk management strategic initiatives aligning with countrywide standards when possible.
  • Directs complex analysis of the marketplace, business trends, and competitive position
  • Provides vision for direct reports and accountable for their professional development
  • Delivery of product/pricing/risk management changes to Distribution teams (Field, Direct, Web) for implementation and engagement
  • Integrates across Market Operating Committee’s and internal departments (Pricing/Underwriting/Line Management

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degrees preferred
  • Product/Price/Underwriting experience 10 years
  • Finance/Business economics experience 5 years
  • People leadership, 5 years

 

Functional Skills

  • Partners with key stakeholders to develop strategies to drive profitable market share growth
  • Leads the effort to develop relationships with regulators/legislators and strategy to positively impact the business environment
  • Expert product, price, risk management and insurance regulation knowledge and makes adjustment to strategies as warranted
  • Leads efforts 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.)
  • Develops 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.

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