HRIS - Workforce Strategy & Planning - Senior Consultant (Remote - Home Based Worker)

Posted on May 4 Northbrook, IL 146 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 Family Summary

The Workforce Digital Solutions (WDS) Team drives the maximization of our digital technology investment to deliver a consumer-grade experience adapted to people, roles and personas that provides targeted data to inform business insights and enable decision making.

Job Summary

The Workforce Strategy & Planning - Senior Consultant performs functional configuration and advanced user support for technology platforms and systems, such as Core HR, Talent Management, Time & Attendance, Recruiting.  The position has a deep understanding of system capabilities, architecture, functionality, and integration points.  The position collaborates with other members of the agile development team, including IT and vended technology partners, as well as the product owner and scrum master.

Key Responsibilities

Workforce Digital Solutions System Admin
    Accountability across many SAP SuccessFactors modules, including: Performance, Goals, Succession, Employee Central, Learning, Recruiting, Onboarding, Mobile, Compensation, and more
    Responsibility across many major HR technology platforms, such as Salesforce, SAP, Time & Attendance
    Accountable to managing platform and system configuration that is high complexity and medium to large in size or impact
    Stays current with system changes and understands full functionality and behavior of software to troubleshoot problems, provide full support to end users and drive business value through enhancements
    Leads HR technologies releases & system refreshes: coaching team members in coordinating and communicating key dates, facilitating stakeholder reviews and supporting COEs in activating new enhancements
    Serves as a consultant for human resources, third parties, internal IT and other stakeholders to resolve functionality problems; understands integrated HR processes and seeks out tool solutions to meet business needs
    Participates in external networking, industry expertise forums and best practice sharing; bringing ideas to influence the vendor
    Coaches less experienced employees in the technologies, how to anticipate and prevent potential problems and best navigate to resolve programming and functionality problems

    Primary areas of focus for this role include:  executing against HR data strategy; executing against people analytics strategy; supporting technology needs for key stakeholders including recruiting, strategic workforce planning, HR analytics, and organizational effectiveness; and accessibility, security, and standardization of HR data

Consultative Services & Collaboration

Supports and consults with other members of the agile development team on technology projects, new enhancements and features.
    Establishes strong working relationships and communications with HR representatives to effectively support and enhance technology 
    Partners with HR COEs on development and maintenance of training guides & educational materials
    Supports system enhancements and regular system releases, partnering with HR reps, technology partners, change management and overall implementation needs
    Participates as project team member for HR technology implementations and new enhancements, often as a project work stream lead; contributes to managing issues, risks, timelines, explaining design implications and partnering with technology partners to meet all requirements
    Supports and contributes to business process improvements that have a HR technologies component and serves on teams to explain system impacts to business process changes
    Manages vendor platform support vendor, tracking open cases, issues and coaching vendor on improvement opportunities


    Bachelors Degree
    3-5 years of related experience in HRIS/Human Resources
    Functional knowledge of HR processes and how data is used and integrated
    Experience with HR Talent technologies, especially design, configuration, structure, functions and processes preferred
    Experience with HR data management including entitlements, transformation, and ETL
    Experience with reporting and analytics tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or native in-application functionality
    Strong familiarity with data analysis and solving business needs using HR systems
    Understanding of agile project management methodology preferred
    Demonstrates an understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies
    Applied experience developing technology solutions operating within a business or technology role 
    Ability to troubleshoot and analyze complex data issues to determine cause
    Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
    Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Project

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Compensation Data

Compensation range for this position is $80,000- $90,000 per year, based on experience and qualifications.

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


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