Allstate

Behavioral Science Consultant (Remote-Home Based Worker)

Posted on Mar 11 140 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

Data, Discovery, and Decision Science (D3) is the research and analytics organization at Allstate. In D3, you’ll be surrounded by 330+ tenacious and intellectually curious colleagues in an inclusive culture that encourages you to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good. We are solving some of today’s most complicated analytics problems, making the lives of our Allstate colleagues easier and more productive, and driving our mission to deliver targeted insurance solutions to our customers. We are partnering to incorporate analytics into every aspect of the enterprise. We are avid about learning new ways to get the most value from our massive data resources and leading-edge technology. Developing ourselves and others is key to our success.

The Data, Discovery and Decision Science (D3) job family is accountable for serving as a subject matter expert in the discipline of focus (Behavioral Science) and leading or supporting the application of knowledge and techniques to impact business goals. This job family is responsible for teaching and consulting in their discipline across a broad audience and for driving adoption of related principles to innovate and improve the work done across the department and enterprise.

The Behavioral Science Sr Consultant is responsible for using behavioral science to understand customer insights, influence change and drive decision making.

Key Responsibilities

⦁ Serves as a behavioral science subject matter expert and consults on complex issues and improves the effectiveness of business decisions by using behavioral insights and methodologies
⦁ Maintains familiarity with academic literature and emerging trends in Behavioral Science to develop hypotheses
⦁ Derives insights based on qualitative and quantitative analysis
⦁ Helps design, implement and manage projects and approaches
⦁ Develops techniques and methodologies to achieve business and corporate goals drawing upon broad functional expertise in behavioral science
⦁ Conducts foundational research across the organization, executing a variety of research programs, such as data analysis, interviews, workshops and various forms of design prototype evaluation
⦁ Closely partners with product, data science, and machine-learning teams to deliver behaviorally informed products and processes.
⦁ Contributes to the creation of journey maps and user personas
⦁ Performs other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications

⦁ Bachelor or Master’s in a field such as behavioral, cognitive, experimental or social psychology, cognitive sciences, Human Factors/Human Computer Interaction or related field; or equivalent experience
⦁ Experience with qualitative research methods, product and/or service design or UX research
⦁ Familiarity with inferential statistics, data analysis (e.g. linear and logistic regression) and experimental design (e.g. A/B testing)
⦁ Some experience working with statistical software (R or Python strongly preferred)
⦁ Experience handling data and writing database queries using tools such as SQL preferred
⦁ Ability to communicate highly specialized information in a systematic and understandable manner and to present this data to audiences with various levels of expertise
⦁ Ability to work cross-functionally with both qualitative and quantitative researchers (e.g. data scientists, UX researchers)
⦁ Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner
⦁ Ability to contribute to tactics to support changing business strategies and direction
⦁ Strong interpersonal skills, ability to quickly build rapport, establish credibility, serve as a consultant
⦁ Functional knowledge of business in general; consulting or insurance industry experience preferred


Compensation Data

The minimum salary for this position is $51,000. The salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

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/
 

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