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. 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 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:

Allstate is looking to grow commercial lines as there is significant opportunity to gain market share and diversify the portfolio while leveraging the benefits of a large organization. The commercial lines marketplace is fragmented providing the opportunity to grow profitably through innovative products and pricing segmentation.

The Actuary - Commercial Linesrole is responsible for developing, managing and leading projects in support of pricing insurance business utilizing accepted actuarial and statistical standards, as well as methodologies and knowledge. This role works closely with analytics senior leadership and key business partners to develop and execute appropriate pricing, modeling and product strategies of high complexity to support business goals related to commercial lines. Oversight for managing a team of managers and analysts, with a broad influence on peers, broader team, and outside stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uses best practices to develop and ensure appropriateness of highly complex actuarial/statistical analyses/methodologies used across the organization to influence and drive data-driven solutions of a broader nature
  • Provides thought and/or technical leadership, including contributions to improvement, development and innovation, and often serves as a subject matter expert across the organization
  • Plans, implements, manages, and/or contributes on projects that are moderate to high complexity and are of large scale using accepted project management standards that cross multi-disciplinary areas with no guidance
  • Reviews, evaluates and communicates appropriateness of highly complex actuarial/modeling techniques and results to team, leadership and external groups that are well understood and to influence business decisions
  • Leads a team of people and provides input on talent management aspects to leadership
  • Contributes to the development of department strategies which help achieve corporate business results
  • Responsible for selecting, reviewing, using and ensuring quality of data used to perform moderate to highly complex actuarial and statistical services and determination of appropriate tool utilization from a wide tool kit
  • Leverages understanding of insurance business, product, markets and regulatory environment to develop pricing/reserving/modeling strategies and influence business decisions. Acts as a subject matter expert and often serves on external panels/forums


Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has supervisory responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required - preferably in related field of study such as actuarial science, math/applied math, statistics/applied statistics
  • 10+ years of property and casualty pricing/modeling experience


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • FCAS designation preferred


Functional Skills
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge in the use and ability to learn a wide variety of tools, data sources and computer applications
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present written and verbal interpretations of highly specialized terms and data, to multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels
  • Advanced experience in leading the development/application of highly complex models as well as evaluating models of many types
  • Ability to use and/or instruct others in language usage to achieve results, can be considered a subject matter expert
  • Extensive product, price, risk management and insurance regulation knowledge, including professional standards of actuarial/statistical techniques
  • Advanced project management skills to independently handle multiple projects of high complexity, that cross multi-disciplinary groups
  • Proven management experience required, including ability to train, develop and mentor people leaders


Compensation Data

Compensation range for this position is $155,000 to $213,000. Salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

Compensation offered for this role is$155,000.00-$212,750.00 per yearand is based on 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. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/

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Northbrook, Illinois

We’re reinventing the future of protection and we want you!

Allstate is actively seeking transitioning military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. We have tremendous opportunities for those self-starting people who are looking for challenge, and ready for change.

Active military and veterans sacrifice so much for this country. That's why we constantly strive to better serve the brave men and women of the armed forces. From hiring practices to community involvement, military initiatives have been a priority since Allstate was founded by a veteran in 1931.

Our business is one that is built on caring - a value that has been at the core of our relationship with customers, agents, and employees for more than 89 years. Allstate has built its reputation on promising to be there when customers need help to protect their lives, families, property, and communities.

The caring, integrity, and determination shown by current and former members of the armed forces reflects our core values. Expressed through community partnerships, grants, and investments, our business has been built on integrity and caring, too.

Currently, we have openings for these insurance sales positions:

-      Insurance Agency Ownership

-      Market Outside Sales Associate- Local/Remote 

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Thank you for your interest in Allstate. We welcome you and look forward to working you!

 

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