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Allstate Insurance Company,

Business Analyst Consultant Intern (Project Management)

Allstate Insurance Company, - Northbrook, IL

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Job Description

This is a Summer 2018 internship opportunity

within the Ivantage Project Management Office (PMO) at Allstate. Ivantage is responsible for supporting the agents with a broad range of carriers, products, and analytical projects. With fast growing team of highly skilled personnel, Ivantage PMO provides a unique learning environment through formal training curriculum, mentoring, informal everyday coaching and hands-on training. The Business Analyst Consulting (BAC) family uses business and technical acumen to find applications of analytics to solve business problems across the enterprise. The main responsibility of the BAC is to deliver value by providing our business partners with tools, processes, insights and communications that improve the overall analytical capability of our business partners.

The Business Analyst Consultant Intern position is an analyst position that will use business and technical acumen to assist in the development of analytical processes and solutions. The Intern is responsible for clear communication among business and technology stakeholders and ensure the project/product is fulfilling all agreed upon criteria when delivered. Additionally, the BAC Intern will be exposed to the in’s and out of developing project strategies for implementation and agile delivery methodologies.

Job Responsibilities

Relationship Management

: Assists in efforts to build relationships and maintain current relationships with business stakeholders both internal and external of Ivantage.

Strategy & Business Consulting:

Develops a basic understanding of core business problems and looks for opportunities to use advanced analytics.

Business Process Mapping

: Assists in identifying where data and analytics could be leveraged in order for Ivantage to make more effective data-driven business decisions

Experimentation, Research & Innovation:

Keeps abreast of industry and technology developments and to identify new tools, methods and techniques to meet the needs of the business

Project Management & Storytelling:

Understands the fundamentals of project management and develops solutions using tools in order to effectively communicate and assist in the translation of insights in business terms to key stakeholders

Program Coordination/Product Owner

: Assists with low complex projects/products in an Agile framework, with an emphasis on measurable, value add deliverables

Communication & Change Management

: Assists in clear product/project communication to all stakeholders involved regarding scope, timeline, issues, and any revisions to them. Additionally, assists in efforts to ensure partnerships through the development process for the successful transition of low complexity research to an operational state within the business unit

Target start date: May/June 2018

12 week summer internship program

An attractive compensation package

Housing stipend offered to qualified students

Collaborative team environment

Planned intern activities; including lunches with Allstate officers as keynote speakers

Volunteer/community service opportunities

Potential to receive possible full-time employment after graduation

The following are the areas of responsibility the BAC Intern will be exposed in some capacity:

Relationship Management

: Assists in efforts to build relationships and maintain current relationships with business stakeholders both internal and external of Ivantage.

Strategy & Business Consulting:

Develops a basic understanding of core business problems and looks for opportunities to use advanced analytics.

Business Process Mapping

: Assists in identifying where data and analytics could be leveraged in order for Ivantage to make more effective data-driven business decisions

Experimentation, Research & Innovation:

Keeps abreast of industry and technology developments and to identify new tools, methods and techniques to meet the needs of the business

Project Management & Storytelling:

Understands the fundamentals of project management and develops solutions using tools in order to effectively communicate and assist in the translation of insights in business terms to key stakeholders

Program Coordination/Product Owner

: Assists with low complex projects/products in an Agile framework, with an emphasis on measurable, value add deliverables

Communication & Change Management

: Assists in clear product/project communication to all stakeholders involved regarding scope, timeline, issues, and any revisions to them. Additionally, assists in efforts to ensure partnerships through the development process for the successful transition of low complexity research to an operational state within the business unit

Target start date: May/June 2018

12 week summer internship program

An attractive compensation package

Housing stipend offered to qualified students

Collaborative team environment

Planned intern activities; including lunches with Allstate officers as keynote speakers

Volunteer/community service opportunities

Potential to receive possible full-time employment after graduation

Job Qualifications

Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in fields such as business, communications, engineering or similar

A degree in Project Managment is a plus

Ability to lead project teams working in a matrix environment

Knowledge of project management principles and processes

Knowledge of the software development life cycle & methodologies (Agile & Waterfall)

Experience in Salesforce or similar is a plus

Excellent time management, communication, presentation, and organizational skills

Detail oriented, analytical and a self-starter

Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Experience with Microsoft Visio and creating process flows is a plus

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 thats 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, youll 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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Business Analyst Consultant Intern (Project Management) Allstate Insurance Company, - Northbrook, IL, United States

   

Location: Northbrook, IL

Company Profile:
The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people's well-being and prosperity. Since 1952, The Allstate Foundation has been dedicated to a straightforward purpose: helping people. We have created practical, proven programs for thousands of individuals and families to help them overcome personal challenges and uncertainties - leading to better, safer lives. The Allstate Foundation supports a range of programs across the nation, in the Chicago area (our backyard) and at the state and local level. In every case, we direct our resources and support toward areas that fulfill our commitment to help protect and prepare people across the nation.