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Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Project Management
Description :

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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

The Portfolio Consultant helps to maintain and monitor the product portfolio and inventory of projects. This individual should have an eye for innovation; they play a critical role in identifying and driving reporting improvements to help advance portfolio support for the department. They will also be responsible for ad-hoc investigations and incident resolution which requires strong collaboration and communication skills. Given the multi-faceted responsibilities of this role, this individual must have the ability to self-prioritize work and the many demands on their time.
Key Responsibilities

• Reporting:

  • Assist with the creation and distribution of product portfolios and other essential reports
  • Support the data integrity of reports by holding others accountable for reporting standards
  • Identify, research and implement process and reporting enhancements


• Portfolio oversight:

  • Help manage the portfolio/inventory of projects to ensure projects are implemented on time, at or under budget and with quality
  • Monitor and support the management of schedule, cost, quality, health/issues, prioritization, etc. for initiatives across Product Operations
  • Help manage and/or facilitate state/regional team meetings to review portfolio, provide line-of-sight and discuss pertinent business topics


• Problem solving: Manage ad-hoc investigations and issue resolution

• Prioritization: Assist with project coordination


Job Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree required
• 5+ years of experience; prior insurance experience preferred
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel
• Proven track record for identifying, researching and implementing improvements
• Creative problem solving with strong business judgment
• Ability to manage multiple priorities with a strong emphasis on follow-through
• Advanced time and project management skills
• Advanced process management skills
• Proven ability to collaborate and influence
• Good communication skills (written/verbal)
• Familiar with project management principles

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.

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