Allstate

Associate Technology Strategy Consultant

Posted on Apr 2 Chicago, IL 9 views

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 Associate Technology Strategy Consultant role sits within Allstate Technology, Services & Ventures (ATSV) – and is integral to driving transformational change forward.  You’ll have an opportunity to work at the intersection of business and technology, bringing the right voices, information and thought leadership together to help set the strategic direction for how Allstate will leverage technology to transform our enterprise, creating competitive advantage into the future. And we’ll help you make that impact by helping to develop you as a strategist and leader.  Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it.

 

 

What you get:

 

 

  • Immersion into leading-edge technology trends and disruptive technologies and an opportunity to help define the strategic path forward within a Fortune 100 enterprise  
  • The opportunity to use technology to directly shape the future of Allstate and create strategic differentiation
  • Regular partnership with, and exposure to, executive leadership across the enterprise
  • A platform for leadership development and professional growth
  • A collegial, iterative and fast-paced work environment


 

 

 

What you will do:

 

  • Partner with other strategists and enterprise leaders to develop a technology vision, direction, and specific objectives for the enterprise and for targeted organizational areas
  • Contribute your knowledge to complex situations, where alternatives are numerous, to support the development of a broad strategic intent and direction
  • Support communication of the technology strategy so the organizations is clear about the change required, their role in driving it, are motivated to achieve established goals and have line of the sight between their work and Allstate’s strategies
  • Act as a thought leader by developing ideas that have strategic impact and align with broader Enterprise strategies
     


 

What we are looking for:

 

  • 2+ years of strategy consulting experience (preferred)
  • 3+ years of business experience (financial services sector preferred)
  •  Bachelor’s degree with a differentiated academic track record
  • Intrinsic learner, able to quickly come up to speed and become a thought leader on unfamiliar subjects
  • Strong work ethic with an inherent sense of ownership and responsibility – with a desire to create and model an environment of accountability within the team
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analytical skills to frame ambiguous or conceptual problems
  • Passion to learn the business of technology, specifically on using technology to guide business strategy


 

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



 

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