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Job ID :
98439
Location :
Charlotte, NC US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Information Technology
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 Role of the Manager is to lead the IT organization by: fostering the development of a common vision; providing clear direction and priorities; clarifying roles and responsibilities; recognizing and removing barriers to progress; encouraging and empowering others to achieve; creating enthusiasm and a desire to excel; accurately assessing the strengths and development needs of associates; giving timely, specific feedback and coaching; providing challenging assignments and opportunities.

 

A Manager is responsible for providing leadership to the organization by growing him/herself, growing others and growing the business. 

Job Description

People Management

  • Builds long-term relationships within team by creating an environment of safety and innovation
    • Champions open and honest communication
    • Respects confidentiality
    • Leads with integrity
    • Welcomes new ideas, learns from successes and failures
  • Creates an environment of accountability amongst themselves and direct reports
    • Sets clear performance objectives for self and staff allowing freedom to accomplish objectives
    • Collects staff performance data against desired outcomes and service level agreements
  • Executes HR-related processes and develops staff through coaching and mentoring and providing specific, timely, open, honest, and constructive performance feedback.
  • Leads employees through change by using one’s self as an example.

General Management & Decision Making

  • Executes team strategy so as to develop and deliver innovative solutions and systems in support of Enterprise goals.  Communicates strategy to the team so they understand their role in achieving the established goals.
  • Manages day to day work of employees by monitoring budgets, expenses and scope and facilitating project delivery and support for projects of critical importance.
  • Makes decisions that are largely operational in nature, implementing policies and processes within the team.  Makes decisions that may have an impact on quality or effectiveness of business activities at the team level.
  • Generates and implements continuous improvement ideas.
  • Analyzes long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies and contributes to Allstate business and functional strategy.

Business Partner Management

  • Influences direct reports, clients and service providers to successfully deliver on business commitments.
  • Sets and manages internal business partner expectations.
  • Participates in communications that involve obtaining cooperation on issues that may be complex or controversial.

     

Job Qualifications

- We are looking for a Manager to lead a team that is responsible for the build and delivery of server infrastructure.
- The candidate will also be responsible for building “infrastructure as code” capabilities.
- The team is a part of Allstate Infrastructure Services group.
- The team is operating in a DevOps model and is practicing agile delivery.
- The Manager is responsible for leading staff and their development, as well as leading the work done by the team.
- He individual will be responsible for defining strategy and executing actions to delivery on the strategy


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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