Predictive Analytics Value Quantification Manager
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The Value Quantification and Forecasting team supports the Data, Discovery & Decision Science (D3) verticals and their business partners by objectively quantifying, forecasting and measuring the financial impact of predictive analytics to drive informed business decisions for Allstate.
- Independently lead and direct daily execution of value quantification and forecasting efforts
- Facilitate achievement of business objectives with minimal guidance from the Director and other leaders; while managing multiple deadlines, accountabilities and competing priorities
- Anticipate issues/concerns taking proactive measures to identify business implications and recommend solutions
- Ensure a highly credible level of consulting, measurement, reporting and analysis
Lead the creation and maintenance of a consistent value quantification and forecast framework
- Build and maintain a consistent reporting structure that drives transparency into analytic project value quantification and KPI and financial metric forecasting and measurement
- Develop initial value quantification during project ideation phase to enable project prioritization
- Assist D3 and business unit partners in predictive analytic initiative CBA business case development and execution –
- Define measurable KPIs and financial metrics that will determine project success
- Create and forecast KPI and financial goals that result in project success as defined by the CBA
- Assist in the development of a project implementation plan
- Measure the KPI and financial impact of each project against goals
- Serve as financial advisor and expert in absence of Director, assisting Business Unit leaders and stakeholders in a consultative manner and proactively identifying needs in the areas of forecasting, planning, measurement, business case development and internal controls
- Build and communicate convincing story lines and forward thinking insights (with minimum focus/reliance on the numbers) to help leaders understand results and anticipate/ understand challenges and opportunities for their business
- Lead multi-discipline project teams as financial advisor
- Lead team members to ensure team efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., conflict/problem resolution, process/system improvements, resource procurement, supportive environment)
- Maximize talent through consistent and effective use of the department's talent management strategy
- Education: BA or BS in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics or related area of study
- Demonstrated breadth and depth of financial and analytical expertise
- Experience in planning and forecasting
- Ability to build relationships with clients while offering analysis and recommendations for corrective action based on emerging trends
- Inspire a positive team environment and motivate others to achieve better than expected results
- Organizational and time management skills – leads through ambiguity and prioritizes multiple projects
- Effective communication across multiple levels and mediums
- Independent thinker with a strong team mindset
- Demonstrated experience in talent and people management
- Expertise using Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to use and train others to utilize databases and tools such as Dash, Business Objects and Tableau
- General knowledge of scripting languages such as R, Python, VBA
- Hadoop experience considered a plus
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
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