Northbrook, Illinois

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Family Summary

The Underwriting Supplier Team is responsible for collaborating with internal and external business partners to ensure the most efficient and effective processes and tools are operating as designed while working towards continual improvement. The team is also responsible for analytics, ad-hoc requests, implementation, analyzing and communicating metrics, project management and supplier relationships.

Job Description

The Underwriting Supplier Team Lead Consultant will execute functional and technical strategies, manage internal and external partner relationships while evaluating processes to identify and introduce new efforts for innovation and improvement. They will serve as an expert to their assigned tool, process and/or supplier for teams across Product Operations providing resources to support actionable results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages responsibility for internal / external business partner relationships by managing the tools and services
  • Actively builds strong relationships to ensure cooperation on objectives
  • Continuously researches and interprets data to identify opportunities to impact growth and profit and leads direct report through analytics and reporting
  • Evaluates trend analysis and recommends changes based on findings
  • Acts as the liaison between business unit and systems or other areas of responsibilities as required based assigned projects
  • Trains / coaches team members or peers and actively shares expertise with other disciplines, taking in recommendations for upcoming action items
  • Leads in both supplier and project management
  • Plans, implements, manages, and / or sponsors: high complexity and / or large-scale key initiatives
  • Continuously searches for process improvement, collaboratively leads the application of new ideas
  • Formulates strategies to achieve plan objectives, influences others to gain alignment at all organizational levels
  • Tracks plan performance and develops cost / benefit analysis; communicates impact of tools / services
  • Develops and presents communication strategies and materials to support plan, programs, processes and tools
  • Provides expertise on systems or applications as needed by a department / discipline
  • Processes advanced working knowledge of policies and procedures in management and underwriting
  • Serves as a subject matter expert; consults on complex issues within their disciplines from an internal perspective

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience with a background in project management or product development preferred
  • Advanced industry and computer proficiency (Excel, Powerpoint and Word), analytical skills and of data resources
  • Expertise in product, price, underwriting and insurance knowledge
  • Ability to understand business tactics to support changing business strategies and direction
  • Collaborates to implement decisions and/or initiatives in an integrated manner

Compensation Data

Compensation for this position will start at $75,900. Actual salary offered will depend on selected candidate's experience and qualifications.

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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Northbrook, Illinois

Allstate Work Environment Allstate is a great place to work! Allstate is a place of advanced technology, innovative products and unlimited opportunity. With more than 20 million customers, Allstate is the largest publicly held property and casualty insurance company in the nation. We have tremendous opportunities for those self-starting people who are looking for challenge, and ready for change. Diversity Our Diversity and Work/Life Strategy is an integrated approach to attract, retain and motivate our workforce. Some of the processes encompass: Affirmative Action,Work/Life and Wellness Initiatives, Diversity Education, Recruitment, Career Advancement and Development Leadership, Accountability Measurement, Mentoring Programs, Support Networks and Community Involvement. Culture Our business is one that is built on caring - a value that has been at the core of our relationship with customers, employees and agents for more than 70 years. Allstate has built its reputation on promising to be there when customers need help to protect their lives, families, property and communities. Our long heritage of caring and commitment is expressed through partnerships, volunteerism, grants, investments, safety and market initiatives. Our history is a testament to our culture: Allstate is a company of people who care.

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