Sr. Manager, Data Science (Procurement, Facilities, Roadside Assistance)

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Job Description

The Sr. Manager is responsible for leading a team in work that allows clients to use data-driven insights to make decisions that enable Allstate to profitably grow. The manager will provide functional and technical strategies for enabling business decisions with actionable data and analytics. This individual will create a work environment that enables employees to be their best and deliver on their accountabilities. The manager is personally accountable for leading organizational change, delivering business results by working across the organization and development of employees. The manager demonstrates a high level of influence within D3, with business partners, peer leaders and senior leaders.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership
•Translates vision and strategies into roadmaps and projects
•Effectively influences business partner adoption of insights and solutions; demonstrates knowledge of business problems, requirements and context
•Continually focuses on succession planning and talent development for sustainability within the organization
•Provides and communicates strategic vision and provides line of sight between the team's work and Allstate strategies
•Provides effective, real-time performance management feedback, coaching and mentoring
•Consistently demonstrates influential leadership and leads by example when handling ambiguous and difficult situations
•Drives effective use of budget

Problem Solving
•Applies knowledge and experience to make decisions that have an impact on quality and/or effectiveness of the business beyond their area of responsibility
•Leverages corporate-wide network of contacts to manage complex issues

Collaboration and Communication
•Works across the organization to ensure coordination of the project portfolio with other initiatives
•Develops and delivers communications for complex technical projects to non-technical audiences (appropriate audience, vehicle, level of detail, urgency)
•Projects strong storytelling skills (verbal & written) and engaging leadership presence
•Develops and strengthens relationships between business unit and technology area
•Serves as thought leader on team communication needs

Knowledge Management
•Exhibits advanced discipline and insurance knowledge, working knowledge of all teams (business, technology, etc.) through product and process recommendations
•Effectively navigates across Allstate Personal Lines and Shared Services
•Actively shares; purposeful and strategic conduit from business to team and stakeholders

Project Management
•Acts as liaison with business partners and technology for assigned projects and portfolios, identifying and driving resolution to issues impacting product or project quality, timely implementation of initiatives and/or quality of initiatives
•Represents D3 with business partners
•Manages the portfolio/inventory of all team projects with minimal support, to ensure projects are implemented on time, at or under budget and with quality
•Ensures projects are managed according to the overall plan managing scope, prioritization and mitigating risk

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 10+ years experience; prior insurance experience preferred
  • Experience with Procurement and Facilities data preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • Advanced decision making skills
  • Advanced communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Advanced time, organizational and project management skills
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Advanced conflict resolution skills

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

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