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Field Product Management Consultant more...
Location:Nashville, TN
Company:Allstate
First posted:June 08, 2017 (last updated 2 weeks 7 hours ago)
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Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll 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.

Competencies

Job Description

The Field Product Management Office (FPMO) makes business decisions for a line of insurance or defined marketplace which appropriately consider product, pricing and risk management levers. They evaluate the opportunities and challenges in the marketplace and build strategies to address them while ensuring integration with other business units to achieve growth and profitability objectives.

The Field Product Management Consultant II is responsible for contributing to the attainment of profit and growth targets for an assigned state/market or line(s) of business. They coordinate and manage strategies and initiatives using product, pricing, and risk management skills to that support business goals.

Key Responsibilities
 

  • Ability to manipulate data to perform detailed analyses on quality and profitability trends, understanding cause and effect relationships between results and effectively communicate actionable recommendations for change
  • Proactively identify emerging issues and develop strategic recommendations to improve results
  • Seek out growth and profit opportunity areas
  • Forecast impacts of recommended initiatives and monitor results post-implementation
  • Support the local leadership team’s strategies to ensure business objectives are being achieved
  • Participate in the integration and delivery of product changes to the field
  • Understand basic market specific implications of business strategies
  • Assure proper execution of regulatory/legislative practices
  • Understand internal and external compliance requirements/standards and recommend adjustments to strategies as needed
  • Ensure project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project on individually assigned tasks
  • Actively participate in building strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives
  • Develop basic working knowledge of all Allstate personal lines product, price and risk management policy and processes, as well as available tools and resources (underwriting systems and technologies, competitive intelligence sources, data gathering platforms)
  • Understand the local market (business results, marketplace realities, regulatory environment, competitor actions, etc.), and implications that business strategies may have on the market
  • Conduct analyses of Allstate’s product, price, risk management policy and processes, as well as competitors’
  • Contribute to the development of a strategy to address sales education needs for existing product lines and build necessary materials to achieve education objectives
  • Participate in the development of education materials and a communication strategy regarding the implementation of a new product, price or risk management policy or process
  • Support the delivery of effective education to designated trainers

Job Description

The Field Product Management Office (FPMO) makes business decisions for a line of insurance or defined marketplace which appropriately consider product, pricing and risk management levers. They evaluate the opportunities and challenges in the marketplace and build strategies to address them while ensuring integration with other business units to achieve growth and profitability objectives.

The Field Product Management Consultant II is responsible for contributing to the attainment of profit and growth targets for an assigned state/market or line(s) of business. They coordinate and manage strategies and initiatives using product, pricing, and risk management skills to that support business goals.

Key Responsibilities
 

  • Ability to manipulate data to perform detailed analyses on quality and profitability trends, understanding cause and effect relationships between results and effectively communicate actionable recommendations for change
  • Proactively identify emerging issues and develop strategic recommendations to improve results
  • Seek out growth and profit opportunity areas
  • Forecast impacts of recommended initiatives and monitor results post-implementation
  • Support the local leadership team’s strategies to ensure business objectives are being achieved
  • Participate in the integration and delivery of product changes to the field
  • Understand basic market specific implications of business strategies
  • Assure proper execution of regulatory/legislative practices
  • Understand internal and external compliance requirements/standards and recommend adjustments to strategies as needed
  • Ensure project controls are in place throughout the lifecycle of the project on individually assigned tasks
  • Actively participate in building strong relationships among teams and team members to ensure cooperation on project objectives
  • Develop basic working knowledge of all Allstate personal lines product, price and risk management policy and processes, as well as available tools and resources (underwriting systems and technologies, competitive intelligence sources, data gathering platforms)
  • Understand the local market (business results, marketplace realities, regulatory environment, competitor actions, etc.), and implications that business strategies may have on the market
  • Conduct analyses of Allstate’s product, price, risk management policy and processes, as well as competitors’
  • Contribute to the development of a strategy to address sales education needs for existing product lines and build necessary materials to achieve education objectives
  • Participate in the development of education materials and a communication strategy regarding the implementation of a new product, price or risk management policy or process
  • Support the delivery of effective education to designated trainers

Job Qualifications

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree; Major in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or Risk Management/Insurance preferred
• Proven practical application of SQL, Access and Excel in a business environment; SAS, Tableau, Business Objects, or other data skills are a plus
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to collaborate with others and effectively communicate
• Intermediate knowledge of product, price, risk management and insurance regulation, with working knowledge of lines, rate plans and product offerings
• Working knowledge of current industry standards/environment
• Ability to plan, implement, manage, and/or sponsor projects and key initiatives using accepted project management standards
 

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 thats 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, youll 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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