Transformation Strategy Senior Manager - Northbrook , Illinois, United States, 60062

The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol ALL. Allstate is widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate " slogan. As of year-end 2013, Allstate had 123.5 billion in total assets. In 2014 Allstate was number 92 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in America. Where good people build rewarding careers. Think that working in the insurance field can t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. We ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. 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. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life. Job Description Interested in developing enterprise-level strategies alongside Fortune 100 leadership? Tired of moving between projects and ready to develop long-term strategies and be part of bringing them to life? Ready to become part of the team on the inside, responsible for driving transformational change? Allstate s Technology Strategy team partners with senior leaders from across our enterprise to develop cutting-edge technology strategies that enable Allstate to achieve near and long-term goals. The Transformation Strategy Senior Manager role will be integral to driving transformational change forward. You will bring 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. Apply now to discuss opportunities to join our team of talented, collaborative and passionate technology strategists. Key Responsibilities 8+ years of strategytransformation experience 10+ years of business experience (financial services sector preferred) Bachelor s degree with a differentiated academic track record MBA from top-tier university (preferred) Polished, executive-level communication skills (written and oral) 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 Strong interpersonal, relationship building, influencing and leadership skills Ability to creatively problem solve comfort applying critical thinking and analytical skills to frame ambiguous or conceptual problems Thought leadership the ability to apply knowledge to diverse and complex situations, developing complex ideas that have long-term, strategic impact and in alignment with broader enterprise goals High proficiency in the business of technology, with a demonstrated understanding of technology strategy and emerging trends in the industry Strong facilitation skills the ability to orchestrate workshops and synthesize points of view from senior leaders in real-time and drive a group towards consensus Leadership the ability to model and create an environment of accountability with respect to outcome-based objectives Job Qualifications The opportunity to directly shape the future, transforming our enterprise Immersion into leading-edge operating model and technology trends Regular partnership with, and exposure to, executive enterprise leadership A platform for leadership development and professional growth A collegial, team-oriented culture and work environment Very limited travel (if any) 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. Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video. Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for thisposition. 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