Competitive Intelligence Associate Manager

Posted on Mar 30 11 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. 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 Competitive Intelligence Associate Manager is responsible for providing actionable insights (Auto/Home) to Allstate’s Product Management and Senior Leadership to achieve profitable growth while improve our competitive position. This position will analyze market and competitive information and generate recommendations for stakeholders across the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to APL Product Management business strategy and participate as a member of functional leadership team
  • Perform analyses (e.g. competitor intelligence, product, market, risk management, financial) to understand the competitive position and perform Allstate’s competitive assessment on an ongoing basis.
  • Contribute to the achievement of short- and long-term strategies to achieve market share growth and profitability targets on a countrywide basis
  • Analyze relevant facts and organize work to support strategies to ensure the integration and execution of product, pricing and risk management for countrywide usage
  • Manage / perform complex work assignments and problem resolution across systems, processes or channels and navigate obstacles to deliver the work product
  • Ability to perform in-depth analysis of product, pricing and underwriting to be able to deconstruct competitor actions and develop recommendations
  • Develop and execute strategies by evaluating competitor actions to improve market share, competitive position and overall performance.
  • Influence and coordinate efforts across the organization to facilitate the implementation of initiatives
  • Measure and communicate results; make recommendations to leaders on redirection opportunities of efforts

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years relevant experience

Functional Skills

  • Advanced product, price, underwriting and insurance regulation knowledge, with working knowledge of Allstate Personal Lines’ rate plans and product offerings
  • Advanced knowledge about business in general, knowledge of industry and company economics;
  • Advanced communication skills – ability to communicate competitor actions and strategies into insights
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Ability to consistently achieve superior results
  • Demonstrated sense of curiosity and desire to solve problems
  • Demonstrated and foster a sense of urgency, strong commitment and accountability for achieving results
  • Ability to understand business tactics to support changing business strategies and direction
  • Collaborates to implement decisions and / or initiatives in an integrated manner
  • Proven ability to effectively network and communicate with different types and levels of staff, both written and verbal

Compensation Data

The minimum salary for this position is $75,900. The maximum salary is $138,300. 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.


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