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Allstate Insurance Company,


Allstate Insurance Company, - Northbrook, IL

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Job Description

Job Family Summary

The Workforce Technology Solutions (WTS) Team drives the maximization of our digital technology investment to deliver a consumer-grade experience adapted to people, roles and personas that provides targeted data to inform business insights and enable decision making.

Job Summary

The Workforce Technology Solutions Associate Manager leads functional and user experience analysts within select product scrum teams that drive business value with a backlog and priorities within scrum methodology to deliver on a minimal viable product aligned with business and HR strategies and visions. Responsible for team development, ensuring vision across WTS to align with HR strategy and vision. Oversees other aspects of governance and budget management as well.

Key Responsibilities

Workforce Technology Solutions Team Management:

Provides leadership and development for functional and user experience analysts for specific product teams

Develops, coaches and cultivates the behaviors of the team to foster the culture needed in an agile environment

Establishes business cases for acquisition and partnership of complimentary resources to enable the work of the scrum team

Supports the design of the scrum team and implements agile process methodology within the team, along with the other members of the leadership team.

Agile Deployment:

Enables digital strategy vision by partnering with peer managers and scrum teams

Participates in Scrum of Scrum meetings to ensure WTS business, HR strategies and visions are aligned with product releases

Stay connected to scrum masters to support/facilitate removing impediments with resources

Responsible for staying current with industry trends and insights, and educating the team

Ensures security and governance compliance while promoting a risk-aware culture

Adhering to required standards and processes by ensuring efficient, effective risk and compliance management practices.

Internal partner relationship management (i.e. IBM, information technology, etc.)

Is a stakeholder for the incremental product releases

Reviews and provides approval with other stakeholders on design requirements

Provides approval with other stakeholders on release acceptance

Reviews and provides approval with other stakeholders on testing scripts

Monitor scrum program expense budgets aligned with product backlog/product releases

Monitor contractual service obligations with external vendors

Program Vision:

In partnership with leadership and the product owner, supports the development of the overall product area roadmaps aligned with broader WTS, business and HR strategies and visions

Enables digital strategy vision

Supports continuous improvement of existing programs, policies and procedures.

Recognizes gaps or operational issues and develops preventative measures and strategies to improve.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Demonstrated leadership and business expertise

Approximately 5 years of experience with technology systems administration, support or development

Experience with HRIS/HCM technology; SAP/SuccessFactors preferred

Demonstrated competency of Agile Scrum best practices, methodologies and ceremonies. Understands and upholds the scrum framework and strives for early acceptance of stories

Proficient in Jira, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and working knowledge of SharePoint

Experience with large change management efforts preferred

Able to manage and set expectations with stakeholders and displays strong negotiation skills

Possesses a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies

Applied experience developing technology solutions operating within a business or technology role

Functional knowledge of HR processes and technology

Understanding of how people and talent management data is used and integrated

Prior experience or the ability to work in a complex corporate environment

Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to communicate complex information clearly and logically to a variety of audiences.

Understand business process integration, design and handoffs

Deals effectively with ambiguity, change, and adapts appropriately to a range of situations

Displays strong self-awareness, collaboration and empathy. Ability to motivate, encourage, influence and empower others

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

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Allstate Insurance Company,


HR 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.