Sourcing and Procurement Solutions Manager - Claims Category (Remote)
The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
Youll 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 lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers 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. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.Job Summary:
TheSourcing and Procurement Solutions (SPS) Senior Manager plays a key role with responsibilities leading a team helping Allstate make commercial decisions in how to spend resources effectively and improve customer experience. You will be challenged to solve business problems, working collaboratively on complex procurement projects to add value. Candidates must be confident in their ability to challenge existing ways of working and recognize opportunities that create benefit. Partnering with our business leaders in Claims, the role requires becoming a subject matter expert by researching, analyzing, and advising stakeholders on market dynamics and executing sourcing strategies.
You will be joining other procurement experts working within an entrepreneurial can-do culture that encourages people to innovate on solutions. We look for energetic and inquisitive candidates with ideas, who can think quickly and build relationships. Knowledge of Insurance and Claims Auto, Property and Casualty product categories would be a plus.
- Identify and drive opportunities for improvement of total cost of ownership in addressable Claims categories
- Lead a team to develop and propose category and sourcing strategies that maximize value for Allstate
- Gain stakeholder alignment at all appropriate levels, including Claims executives, and effectively influence
- Gather and analyze internal and external category data to support data-driven decision making
- Work with internal Claims stakeholders to incorporate company strategy and requirements to develop category and sourcing strategies
- Provide strategic expertise for optimal outcomes with context of Allstate market position and stakeholder needs
- Lead and devise negotiation plans and command negotiation process with stakeholders and suppliers
- Translate market research, competitive information, and experience to develop high-quality procurement solutions and value
- Ensure effective supplier and stakeholder management throughout the procurement project lifecycle
- Provide commercial input on contract terms and conditions with suppliers
- Establish category and contract metrics (e.g., KPIs, SLAs) to monitor supplier performance and ensure realized value and category performance
- Establish process to find demand management, performance monitoring and issue resolution partnering with Supplier Management and stakeholders
- Strong knowledge of procurement and the strategic sourcing lifecycle
- Deep business acumen understanding value drivers for Allstate and stakeholders
- Expert ability to transform data into insights with the goal of creating a compelling story
- Excellent people leadership skills with ability to motivate teams and achieve goals
- Experience with proactively formulating strategies to achieve project objectives
- Comfortable working within a fast-paced and agile environment
- Collaborative, strategic thinking with experience in persuading others and gaining alignment of complex ideas
- Strong organization, time management and project management skills
- Change management and customer service excellence mindsets
- Strong analytical capabilities including cost modeling
- Strong negotiator with exceptional influencing skills
- Strong MS Excel, PowerPoint presentation, and data analytical skills
This job does have supervisory duties.Education and Experience:
- Seven or more years of related experience
- Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
- Preferred but not required: CPSM, Six Sigma, CPCU, CIPS
The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
Compensation offered for this role is$100,400.00-$159,575.00 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 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.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
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