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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 Strategic Initiatives Management Office (SIMO) at Allstate Benefits is responsible for supporting new strategic initiatives that align with the B2B partnership.

As a key member of the SIMO team, this position is responsible for managing projects, project analysis and support. The Senior Consultant functions as a Project Analyst and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain project schedules, goals and communications
  • Track project status and schedules
  • Prepares presentations, reports, and documentation for project team and all levels of management
  • Take ownership of project processes and deliverables, as determined by leadership team
  • Exercise critical thinking and independent judgment on project strategy
  • Properly documents project status, updates and escalations
  • Organize project documentation on SharePoint project site
  • Maintain functional checklists & deliverables
  • Perform follow-ups on key deliverables with team members
  • Organize and manages project recurring meetings, associated agendas and meeting documentation
  • Manage proper escalation protocols
  • Assist the Project Sponsor with relevant coordination activities

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in project management teams/organizations
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting large projects/programs
  • Expert in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Visio
  • Knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Insurance or Financial services industries experience a plus
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently while still being an integral part of a team 
  • Professional demeanor, with the ability to make presentations

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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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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