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Job ID :
92261
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Intern
Job Category :
Internships
Description :

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

The Allstate Supplier Diversity & Sustainability team believes that including diverse suppliers in our sourcing process provides us the greatest opportunity to develop the most innovative, highest quality, and most cost-effective business solutions.  We strive to ensure that our business leaders have a broad understanding of the business case for working with diverse suppliers and the competitive advantage that a robust Supplier Diversity process provides the company.

 

Additionally, environmental and social leadership in our purchasing decisions helps us live into Our Shared Purpose. We realize the magnitude of our global purchasing activity means our procurement practices have far-ranging effects. This offers Allstate the opportunity to positively influence the businesses from whom we source the various products and services required to operate our enterprise. We are proud of our business practices, and our work in sustainable procurement is one of many ways we demonstrate our commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility. We will continue to hold ourselves and our suppliers accountable for how we affect our stakeholders. We invite you to be part of our organization Force For Good!

 

Responsibilities

You will:

  • In collaboration with key Sourcing & Procurement Solutions partners, support the screening of suppliers for ethical and sustainable practices in the supply chain while helping them adopt ethical and sustainable behaviors.
  • Identify, gather, and analyze/research complex data sets utilizing a variety of tools (a combination of agreements, surveys, scorecards, etc.) in order to enhance the reporting process and provide clear actionable insight to the Supplier Diversity & Sustainability team leader.
  • Support the design, build, and implementation of key performance indicators and targets to more effectively monitor the influence of our sourcing efforts and drive greater understanding of how suppliers are managing topics such as environmental & social impacts, emissions, waste, regulatory compliance and cybersecurity.
  • Support the development and communication of Sustainable Procurement strategy focused on increasing influence throughout the Allstate Insurance Company.
  • Provide logistical support to the team focused on enhancing Allstate’s reputation in diverse communities through engagement in conferences, summits and other industry events as well as contribution to the annual Sustainability Report.
  • Must demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances

Job Qualifications

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to take ownership and drive projects to completion with minimal supervision
  • Professional demeanor, focused, articulate and well organized
  • Proven knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Strong ability to market and sell new ideas and to influence others
  • Ability to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work with executive leaders to develop business cases that address key issues and trends
  • Proven ability to incorporate qualitative and quantitative analyses into presentations and documents for different audience
  • Familiarity with CDP Supply Chain reporting - Preferred
  • Pursuing a degree in engineering, business administration, supply chain logistics or finance
  • Rising Junior or Rising Senior

 


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.

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