Allstate Contract Sr Consultant I - Product Operations in Chandler, Arizona

Contract Sr Consultant I - Product Operations

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Job ID :

111582

Location :

Chandler, AZ US

Level :

Experienced Professional

Job Category :

Product

Description :

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Contract Project Management

 Owns and implements moderate to highly complex contract projects of small to moderate scale, developing business requirements, making contract revisions, and completing other contract-related tasks using acceptable project management tools and processes and adhering to established standards

 Contributes as a team member on moderate to highly complex projects that impact multiple disciplines, making contract revisions and completing other contract-related tasks using acceptable project management tools and processes and adhering to established standards

 Ensures that proposed contract language adheres to applicable state laws, meets stated business goals, and supports favorable relationships with state regulators

 Forecasts short-term and long-term deliverables

 Actively participates in and/or leads the development of project plans, adhering to timelines for contract-related milestones

 Communicates and presents project status to internal and external stakeholders

 Proactively identifies potential project risks and participates in and/or leads the development of plans/solutions to mitigate these risks

 Ensures project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project

 Reviews technical specifications for contract projects that are of moderate to high complexity and of small to moderate scale, validating output to ensure business requirements have been met

 Assists in determining where additional resources or expertise may be necessary to successfully complete projects/assignments

 Creates all post-implementation documentation associated with contract projects and ensures that project files are archived appropriately

 Actively builds and maintains strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives

 Provides feedback on project team member(s) that contributes to performance management

Process and Product Design/Improvement

 Supports and/or leads the development and design of new, moderately complex contract changes, plans, programs, processes, and products

 Develops communication strategies and materials to support new plans, programs, processes, and products

 Regularly solicits inputs from key stakeholders

 Regularly participates in the evaluation of procedures and processes, determining/recommending alternatives or improvements

 Establishes and communicates new and/or revised procedures and processes to team/department

 Ensures processes are followed and applied consistently throughout team/department

 Understands and adheres to internal and external compliance requirements and standards.

Job Qualifications

 Education: Bachelor’s Degree required

 Experience: 3-5 years of related experience

 Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

 Strong attention to detail

 Intermediate problem-solving skills; can analyze and resolve ambiguous problems

 Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups

 Strong organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner

 Intermediate decision making skills; gains support for difficult decisions/solutions

 Works effectively in a team environment

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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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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