Consultant II - State Manager (Northbrook, IL)

Posted on Mar 10 160 views Northbrook, IL

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

The State Manager Consultant II is responsible for contributing to the attainment of profit and growth targets for an assigned state/market or line(s) of business. They design, develop and analyze and manage strategies and initiatives using product, pricing, and risk management skills to achieve business goals.

Key Responsibilities

With minimal direction, conduct analysis of the marketplace, competitive position and business results and articulate findings that support the development of local strategies to ensure business objectives are being achieved. This includes making observations and/or strategy recommendations.
Reviews and assesses research/analysis from other sources to determine applicability in helping to meet business objectives
Understands and uses appropriate data sources and applications to conduct research
Tracks own plan performance, project timeline and communicates project status
Ensures project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project within own tasks
Leverages working knowledge of product, price and risk management to support the development of local Underwriting and/or Line Management strategies and plans
Understand and communicates standard market specific implications of business strategies
Assures proper execution of regulatory/legislative practices for Product Management
Understands internal and external compliance requirements/standards and recommends adjustments to strategies as needed
Provide expertise on questions, education and/or communications in partnership with regional operations team
Participates in the evaluation of procedures and processes makes observations or suggests improvements

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job does not have supervisory duties

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • 2 or more years of related experience preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

Functional Skills

  • Strong analytics and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in evaluation and summarization of data
  • Intermediate written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate specialized terms and data
  • Intermediate knowledge of product, price, risk management and insurance regulation knowledge, with working knowledge of lines, rate plans and product offerings
  • Working knowledge of current industry standards/environment
  • Good collaboration and relationship skills
  • Ability to plan, implement, manage, and/or sponsor projects of medium complexity and/or medium scale key initiatives using accepted project management standards
Compensation Data

Compensation for this position will be $56,000 to $90,800/year. Actual salary offered will depend on selected candidate's experience and qualifications.

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


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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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