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Closing Date

2022-07-07 23:00:00


Product Owner/Manager (hybrid)

  • About Us


    The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


    You’ll 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.


    Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight).


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 







    Your role in the team


    The Web Content Management Evolution (WCME) team partners with Marketing/eBusiness and other departments to deliver innovative technology solutions focused on digital marketing programs, and marketing tools for customer and internal web sites. Additionally, WCME provides consulting expertise to guide overall prioritization and drive scheduling of marketing technology initiatives and maintains the overall project portfolio and content elements for Sitecore Web Content Management based solutions.


    As a Product Manager in the WCME Team you will be helping us define, delivery and manage the lifecycle of WCME and Sitecore Web Content Management software hosting,, and affiliate websites. This new suite of technology is in need or processes, procedures, and common re-usable components to accelerate delivery of websites on behalf of our Marketing Partners and internal teams looking to leveraging best practices from the industry and our vendors. You will be responsible for leading the WCME team to keep our sites responsive, error free, available, and secure. We are looking for someone with solid web experience.


    • Contribute towards creating the WMCE product strategy for the products in our growing digital product portfolio
    • Use industry best practices, customer feedback, detailed market analysis, and data gathering to provide recommendations on decisions about product strategy
    • Define and manage metrics to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
    • Represent the “voice of the customer”; invest significant time with current and potential customers to understand their needs and habits.
    • Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
    • Provide input on decomposing complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team.
    • Assist with managing the product backlog, contribute towards creating an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations.
    • Partner with architecture and developers to generate designs leading to highly available and easy to maintain code
    • Create and update technical documentations using high level technical specification documents
    • Create Technical Agile stories to address new functionality requests
    • Work with Marketing and other teams to ensure appropriate conditions for success are identified
    • Be able to coordinate and work with offshore resources for application development
    • Understanding integration of applications with internal and external systems
    • Work with vendors to improve performance, security, and availability


    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • At minimum 4 years’ recent experience in a Product Owner / Manager OR Business/System Analyst OR Technical Leadership role 


    The ideal candidate must also demonstrate competency in:


    • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
    • Ability to contribute towards data-driven decision making on complex and innovative concepts
    • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably with experience delivering software
    • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment



    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Previous Product Owner/Manager experience is preferrable


    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.


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    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8th July 2022

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