Northbrook, Illinois

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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 more than 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 Summary

The Telematics External Data Strategy Manager provides support necessary for Line Management leaders with achieving profit and growth targets for a line(s) of business on a line management team.  This position will support the development of telematics products/capabilities and work internally and externally on future opportunities and use cases in alignment to our goals. This position may manage lower level analysts in accomplishing this work.
The Telematics External Data Strategy Manager supports the advancement of Allstate’s telematics products/capabilities and supports Line Mangement telematics leaders with achieving organizational goals.  This position informs and executes the strategy for future telematics use cases involving external data, working across both internal and external stakeholders/partners.  This position may manage lower level analysts in accomplishing this work.

Key Responsibilities

Develops Telematics Strategies and Plans
Understand and contribute to the achievement of short and long-term strategies 
Execute strategies to ensure the integration and execution of telematics product, pricing and risk management for countrywide usage
Contribute to and/or lead strategies which may include new distribution channel initiatives, best practices and new products and services
Perform appropriate analysis (e.g. competitor, product, market, risk management, financial) to gain competitive advantage from a countrywide view
Design and support innovations in all aspects of the product development lifecycle
Support Telematics Line Management Leaders in the creation of communication plans, product development and recommendations to solve product or implementation issues
Determine or execute operational parameters to get new products/projects implemented 
Responsible for seeking out resolutions to product barriers
Leads Telematics Integration and Execution 
Work directly with stakeholders and cross functional AORs including marketing, sales and field product organization to align on Telematics strategies and execution methods
Support coordinated efforts across the organization to facilitate the implementation of initiatives
Leverage expertise to provide recommendations to leaders on initiatives and strategic fit
Manage teams, analysis and communications to ensure appropriate development, and execution of products
Measure and communicate results; make recommendations to leaders on redirection opportunities of efforts
Support business cases and influences others to take recommended actions 
Serve as a subject matter expert and consult on complex issues 
Manage Human Resources
Plans, monitors and maintains team expense plan
Provides training/coaching to team members or peers; actively share expertise


Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience: 7+ years of experience; Telematics experience preferred 
Advanced product, price, underwriting and insurance regulation knowledge, with working knowledge of personal lines rate plans and product offerings
Demonstrate and foster a sense of urgency, strong commitment and accountability for achieving results
An advanced knowledge about business in general, knowledge of industry and company economics; 
Understand business tactics to support changing business strategies and direction;
Demonstrate strategic thinking
Understand complex concepts; Ability to solve complex problems
Collaborates across boundaries to implement decisions and / or initiatives in an integrated manner 
Performs measure, evaluate, and act on results (financial and operational)
Consistently achieves superior results
Communication skills combined with the ability to influence others
Strong people and thought leadership; Ability to develop, mentor and coach others

Compensation Data

Compensation for this position will be $91,800 to $159,300/year plus AIP bonus.  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.


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Northbrook, Illinois

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