Product Consultant

Company Name:
Allstate
## Description
This position is with the Field Product Management Team in the North Central Region. The purpose of the department is to support and drive profitable growth and increasing market share in the North Central Region. This is being driven through specific price/product/risk management initiatives, market intelligence, local market planning, and policy adherence.
This position is to lead and support margin management analysis through the monitoring and communication of key profitability measures by line and quality. The candidate will be responsible for root cause analysis, development of strategies, execution and communication of these results using all available tools and resources.
Key responsibilities will be:
Analyze line results at a company and segment level to establish realistic and effective Risk Management Policy.
Assist with the design and execution of regional Risk Management Policy and process.
Execution of complex projects using accepted project management standards that include effective requirement gathering skills and working well with others.
Continuous improvement of existing Underwriting / Product Operations applications.
Translation of underwriting concepts into logical design documentation for communication and execution.
Analyzing and interpreting business results, as well as demographic, economic, and competitor data to identify segments or markets with the highest potential for growth.
Perform detailed analyses on profitability and causes of margin pressure
Develop, communicate, and gain alignment on recommendations to positively impact profitability within a given state and line of business
Collaborate and interface with other departments and field/territory contacts for the improvement of financial results.
Monitor the results of implemented initiatives.
Monitor new business trends to assess quality and effectiveness, as well as identify emerging issues.
## Qualifications
The successful candidate must have/be:
Time management skills; the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong financial acumen and technical analytic abilities
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Advanced ability to manipulate and analyze data, and draw appropriate conclusions
Prior analytical and technical experience a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Demonstrated customer focus
The ability to quickly develop a working understanding of new applications.
Initiative and decision making ability to complete projects to their fullest potential.
Storyline development - create and deliver conclusive and recommendation oriented presentations
Education Required:
Bachelors degree in accredited College or University
Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Insurance/Risk Management, or related business curriculum preferred
Candidates should posses the ability to manage relationships in a fast paced environment, while demonstrating a strong work ethic and problem solving skills.
Professionalism, positive attitude, and the ability to work well with diverse perspectives are keys to success in this position.
Careers @Allstate
We are insurance. We are financial services. We are also so much more. We are lawyers, writers, web developers, accountants, building engineers, application developers, project managers and human resource specialists. We are creative, driven, passionate, fearless and curious. Our unique culture of inclusion helps us maximize innovation and creativity. We believe that welcoming differing ideas, cultures and backgrounds gives us a competitive advantage in a diverse, global marketplace. At Allstate, it''s our differences that drive our success -- as individuals and as a company. We celebrate creative problem-solving as we work together to make a difference in our communities. We believe in providing the very best tools and resources available to help keep our customers -- and our employees -- in Good Hands .
Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn? to find out for yourself... or hear from some of our employees in our short video: Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands. ?
Benefits and Perks
Pension plan plus 401K
Career path/succession planning
Mentoring programs
Tuition reimbursement
Modern work spaces
Flexible schedules
Generous paid time off (with option to purchase additional days)
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
Health and wellness benefits, including: nutrition/weight management, smoking cessation program, stress management, lifestyle coaching, financial resources, healthy choice/subsidized meals at corporate cafeterias, on-site fitness center / doctor / pharmacy / massages
Corporate discount programs (insurance, automotive, childcare, mobile phone plans, fitness centers, retail)
On-site daycare
Adoption assistance program
On-site services: oil changes, dry cleaning, nail/hair salon, convenience store, doctor, pharmacy
Comprehensive health insurance plans
Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
Employee Resource Groups including Allstate Women''s Information Network (AWIN), Professional Latino Allstate Network (PLAN), Allstate Asian American Network (3AN), Allstate Network of Gay and Lesbian Employees and Supporters (ANGLES), African American Working Network (AAWN), Young Professional Organization (YPO), Parents Working Together (PWT), Allstate Adoption Network (AAN) and Allstate Veterans Engagement Team and Supporters (AVETS)
Join our award-winning team!
Diversity, balance, innovation and providing an environment where employees can thrive. These are all core values at Allstate, and we have the awards to prove it:
The World's Leading Top 100 Companies - Forbes magazine
Diversity Elite - America's Best 50 Companies for Minorities - Fortune magazine
Top 100 Military Friendly Employers List -
50 Happiest Companies in America - CareerBliss
Best Places to Work for Recent Grads - ConnectEDU
100 Best Companies for Working Mothers - Working Mother magazine
Top 40 Best Companies for Hispanics to Work - Hispanic Business magazine
Top 10 Companies for African Americans to Work - DiversityInc
Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT - Computerworld magazine
Top 100 Companies for Employee Training and Development - Training magazine ?
Job: Product Management
Job Type: Entry-Level
Primary Location: MI-Farmington Hills
Req ID: UNI08627
Company Description:
We're more than insurance agents and claims representatives. We're individuals with hopes, plans and passions. The biggest of which is helping people live smarter, safer lives. Doing so means continuing to re-imagine how we do what we do, the impact we can make on the world, ways we can each succeed in our own careers and actions we can take as a company that are good for all. To do that, we need all kinds of people - including lawyers, accountants, building engineers, project managers, marketing professionals, human resource specialists and so many more.

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