Program Manager (Allstate Benefits)

Posted on Apr 8 6 views Jacksonville, FL

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 Program Manager is responsible for accelerating large scale, enterprise wide transformation at Allstate. This position is a program lead with the responsibility to oversee execution and analytics/reporting to achieve desired results across the transformation portfolio. This position will collaborate closely with senior leaders across the enterprise to drive change and understand transformation progress through all phases of the transformation lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

Provide thought leadership to support the translation of strategic priorities into an integrated transformation roadmap and ensure the right resources are available to support
Actively build strong relationships across the enterprise to facilitate coordination and alignment between the business transformation team and other areas across the business
Partner with leaders across the enterprise to provide cross-functional working teams and senior leaders visibility into progress, risks, issues, and metrics for the transformation
Support the implementation and refinement of the integrated transformation plan which includes prioritization and coordination of workstreams with urgency and accountability for results; Partner with existing PMOs to streamline and leverage reporting tools and processes
Proactively identify risks, design mitigation strategies and execute to avoid issues, escalating to leadership (as needed)
Support the development and establishment of standard governance and execution structures required to accelerate progress
Analyze proposed workstreams and initiatives for strategic fit to the transformation, including prioritization, dependency identification, value, and other business impacts
Collaborate with key partners to track progress and communicate transformation/workstream(s) status on a regular basis to all impacted parties and inform next steps for completion
Ensure achievement of the transformation within and across execution teams by clearly communicating objectives and coordinating milestone check ins based on consistent governance and management standards
Understand the key in-flight existing initiatives across the Allstate enterprise that impact Allstate’s ability to deliver on the transformation; Coordinate these initiatives with the transformation strategy

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience
7 or more years of related experience
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
A program management professional (PgMP) certification
Functional Skills
Advanced project and program management skills; Ability to understand the enterprise strategy and translate objectives into action plans
Demonstrate adaptability and flexibility when faced with ambiguity or change in project scope without impacting the project in a negative way
Advanced critical thinking and holistic problem-solving skills including the ability to structure, analyze, and resolve complex problems quickly and easily
Proven track record of delivering excellent results aligned with strategic objectives that are measurable and sustainable
Ability to work as part of a team, communicate and foster collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization to maximize the achievement of business outcomes
Advanced ability to influence others, structuring and presenting documents to effectively communicate with and inspire trust of cross-functional partners and senior leaders to drive alignment and decision making
Adapts quickly to changing environments and helps others adapt
Able to think discriminately and see underlying concepts and patterns, forecast complex resource needs and recognize risks and the broader implications of decisions across the enterprise; Considers multiple solutions and understands the impact on enterprise goals
Ability to proactively plan to achieve results in line with an organization’s short and long-term goals
Advanced in Microsoft Office suite skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Project)

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. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit

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