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IS PMO Manager

Job 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.


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.

IS PMO Manager Job Description

The Project Management Office (PMO) is a catalyst for changing the global organization to an agile product and services mindset through transformative delivery right at the heart of the Allstate Corporation.   As we continue to elevate the PMO, we are seeking experienced managers with a delivery/practitioner background to join our team.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible customer experiences.  You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.  You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.

In this role you will have full accountability for utilizing multiple frameworks for the successful delivery of work within your portfolio in addition to management of your direct reports.

This is an exciting role for anyone already in this space looking for a new challenge or for those with a relevant background wanting to progress their career working with top global talent in a progressive technology company servicing the insurance market.

Job Description

  • Builds long-term relationships within the global team and amongst peers and direct reports
  • Models and creates an environment of trust, accountability and innovation for direct reports and peers
  • Establishes vision, direction, and specific objectives for team efforts; provides the freedom to accomplish objectives
  • Embraces ambiguity and leads employees through changes to the operating model
  • Encourages a shift to a Product Mindset
  • Executes HR-related processes and develops staff through coaching and mentoring and performance feedback.
  • Continuously looks for ways to ensure teams include the best talent

General Management & Decision Making

  • Sets and executes team strategy, including objectives, plans and policies for area of responsibility so as to develop and deliver innovative solutions and systems in support of Enterprise goals.  Communicates strategy to the team so they understand their role in achieving the established goals.
  • Manages day to day work of employees by leveraging data to drive delivery outcomes. This includes monitoring budgets, expenses and scope to facilitate project delivery and support for complex projects of critical importance.
  • Works closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
  • Makes decisions that have an impact on quality or effectiveness of business activities beyond their immediate team.
  • Initiates and implements continuous improvements in all areas of IT responsibility. 
  • Proactively anticipates risks / issues and develops preventive measures.
  • Analyzes long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies and contributes to Allstate business and functional strategy.

Business Partner Management

  • Influences direct reports, clients, service providers and peers to successfully deliver on business commitments.
  • Partners with others in their organization to set and manage expectations; continually seeks opportunities to be a thought partner and increase internal business partner satisfaction and deepen relationships.
  • Negotiates solutions for issues that may be complex or controversial.
  • Adapts communication approach for audiences at multiple internal and external levels.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years as an Agile Leader in a Project / Program management role in multiple technology environments and / or consulting experience of technology solutions delivery
  • Minimum of 5 years of global people or technical leadership or equivalent experience leading a team or working in a team oriented collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated track record in delivering multiple complex projects and / or programs / or setting up Agile delivery teams
  • Leading a team of 7-12 direct reports with an ability to work with demanding clients
  • Excellent Analytical and Strategic Skills
  • Exceptionally strong stakeholder management experience and ability to influence upward to VP level
  • Human Capital Planning and Financial Forecasting
  • Capacity Management & Resource Allocation
  • Demonstrated experience leading significant organizational change efforts


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.

Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.



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.

For jobs in San Francisco, please click 'here' for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

For jobs in Los Angeles, please click 'here' for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.

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Allstate Insurance Company

The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America, serving more than 16 million households nationwide. Founded in 1931, Allstate has been dedicated to protecting our customers from life's uncertainties and preparing them for the future for more than 85 years. Allstate became a publicly traded company in 1993, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol ALL. As of year-end 2015, Allstate had nearly $104.7 billion in total assets. Learn More

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Job 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.


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.

IS PMO Manager Job Description

The Project Management Office (PMO) is a catalyst for changing the global organization to an agile product and services mindset through transformative delivery right at the heart of the Allstate Corporation.   As we continue to elevate the PMO, we are seeking experienced managers with a delivery/practitioner background to join our team.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible customer experiences.  You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.  You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.

In this role you will have full accountability for utilizing multiple frameworks for the successful delivery of work within your portfolio in addition to management of your direct reports.

This is an exciting role for anyone already in this space looking for a new challenge or for those with a relevant background wanting to progress their career working with top global talent in a progressive technology company servicing the insurance market.

Job Description

  • Builds long-term relationships within the global team and amongst peers and direct reports
  • Models and creates an environment of trust, accountability and innovation for direct reports and peers
  • Establishes vision, direction, and specific objectives for team efforts; provides the freedom to accomplish objectives
  • Embraces ambiguity and leads employees through changes to the operating model
  • Encourages a shift to a Product Mindset
  • Executes HR-related processes and develops staff through coaching and mentoring and performance feedback.
  • Continuously looks for ways to ensure teams include the best talent

General Management & Decision Making

  • Sets and executes team strategy, including objectives, plans and policies for area of responsibility so as to develop and deliver innovative solutions and systems in support of Enterprise goals.  Communicates strategy to the team so they understand their role in achieving the established goals.
  • Manages day to day work of employees by leveraging data to drive delivery outcomes. This includes monitoring budgets, expenses and scope to facilitate project delivery and support for complex projects of critical importance.
  • Works closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.
  • Makes decisions that have an impact on quality or effectiveness of business activities beyond their immediate team.
  • Initiates and implements continuous improvements in all areas of IT responsibility. 
  • Proactively anticipates risks / issues and develops preventive measures.
  • Analyzes long-term impact of new or anticipated strategies and contributes to Allstate business and functional strategy.

Business Partner Management

  • Influences direct reports, clients, service providers and peers to successfully deliver on business commitments.
  • Partners with others in their organization to set and manage expectations; continually seeks opportunities to be a thought partner and increase internal business partner satisfaction and deepen relationships.
  • Negotiates solutions for issues that may be complex or controversial.
  • Adapts communication approach for audiences at multiple internal and external levels.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years as an Agile Leader in a Project / Program management role in multiple technology environments and / or consulting experience of technology solutions delivery
  • Minimum of 5 years of global people or technical leadership or equivalent experience leading a team or working in a team oriented collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated track record in delivering multiple complex projects and / or programs / or setting up Agile delivery teams
  • Leading a team of 7-12 direct reports with an ability to work with demanding clients
  • Excellent Analytical and Strategic Skills
  • Exceptionally strong stakeholder management experience and ability to influence upward to VP level
  • Human Capital Planning and Financial Forecasting
  • Capacity Management & Resource Allocation
  • Demonstrated experience leading significant organizational change efforts


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.

Learn more about life at Allstate. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn or watch a video.



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.

For jobs in San Francisco, please click 'here' for information regarding the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

For jobs in Los Angeles, please click 'here' for information regarding the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

It is the policy of Allstate to employ the best qualified individuals available for all jobs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.

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