Project/Program Mgmt Lead Consultant

Posted on Jul 30 Northbrook, IL 152 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 Description


Job Summary:

As a Project/Program Management Lead Consultant, you’ll play a key role supporting the organization’s transformation of its structure and culture to one that promotes business agility and sustainability. This includes leading complex work using Agile, traditional waterfall, and hybrid approaches and supporting the operational needs of our products and services. 


What You’ll Do:  

  • Work in an evolving Agile environment both as a Scrum master and traditional project/program manager based on business need
    • Participate in high-performing durable teams 
    • Maintain contemporary skills including Scaled Agile 
    • Independently achieve highly complex, ambiguous and changing project/program objectives
    • Deliver customized solutions


  • Lead and support simultaneous challenging projects, programs and activities with relentless Customer focus 
    • Drive achievement of related KPIs through leadership and influence
    • Deliver recurring and ad hoc project/program communications in an easily understood, simplified style that resonates with any audience.  
    • Lead and/or support test-and-learns and continuous improvement 
    • Engage, guide and influence business and technology partners


In this role you can expect: 

  • A lead role in hybrid Agile as well as traditional Waterfall environments
  • Fast-paced, highly collaborative problem solving and systems thinking
  • High levels of expected change, innovative solutioning and shifting priorities
  • Supervisory duties based on business need


Job Qualifications


What you bring: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher or equivalent experience with 5+ years of project/program management plus extensive familiarity with related tools, concepts, methodologies and practices 
  • Strong Agile delivery knowledge and experience; Scaled Agile Certifications preferred (e.g. Certified Scrum Master)
  • Demonstrated track record in delivering multiple complex projects and/or programs and mentoring PMs 
  • Demonstrated ability to influence at all levels without authority, along with excellent interpersonal, presentation, consulting and communication skills (written and verbal)


Compensation Data


The salary range for this position is $75,900 to $123,000. 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


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