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Job Description


This position can be located out of our offices in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, or potentially remotely

Job Summary:
The Risk Consultant works in the Investments business unit and assists Allstate by identifying, assessing and mitigating processes and controls for operation risk management. This role is responsible for understanding Operational Risks within Investments as well as enterprise level risk and control standards, methods and tools, and applying those standards, methods and tools to our business. The role is an individual contributor, will require the ability to effectively with others, and could involve topics such as cybersecurity, privacy, data governance, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls, compliance, or other governance or oversight functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing an approved Investments Operational Risk Framework
  • Assist in implementing and administering controls, policies and procedures that incorporate operational risk
  • Maintain operational risk policies that reflects best practice
  • Pro-actively assess operational risks and assist in developing risk mitigation strategies
  • Perform periodic risk assessments, routine reviews, audits and tests to ensure successful implementation of operational risk policies, procedures, and controls through surveillance, monitoring and examinations
  • Assists in performing root cause analysis on identified risk events to make recommended improvements to prevent future re-occurrence
  • Help to analyze identified trends in the key risk metrics reported to Investments and enterprise leadership
  • Respond to inquiries and supports timely communication within Investments and with Allstate enterprise partners
  • Assist in compilation and production of documents related to internal audit, external audit, and enterprise requests
  • Participate in developing change management plans and roadmaps to deploy new risk and control methods based upon enterprise standards
  • Consider and suggest methods to improve risk analysis and reporting




Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 2 years or more of experience in risk, audit, SOX, data governance, privacy, or control management functions
  • Experience applying audit/risk management methodologies and regulatory requirements pertaining to information security, privacy and/or data governance
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively, meet deadlines, and deliver high-quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to organize, analyze, and synthesize data
  • A high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Team player with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, initiative and proactive approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Project management





The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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