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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2022-07-11 23:00:00


Senior Manager, Data Management (hybrid or remote)

  • 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). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


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





    Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote GB


    Your role in the team


    The Senior Manager of Data Management will lead multiple teams within the IT department to deliver on data management solutions to enable increased data understanding in support of effective data-driven decisions. At Allstate, we bring innovation to data management through patented solutions for standardized data exchange, a scaled approach to data cataloging for data discoverability, and an internally developed data marketplace. The Senior Manager of Data Management will drive further innovation within data management to ultimately decrease risks and accelerate insights.


    At this level, the manager sets the strategic direction in support of the business objectives of the company, ensuring the structures and processes are in place to effectively deliver the mission of their organization. They partner closely with their aligned business partners to collectively create a work environment that enables all to be their best and deliver on their commitments. They are personally accountable for enabling organizational change, delivering business results by working across the organization, development of employees, and demonstrated continuous improvement. They demonstrate a broad level of influence across the IT organization, with their business partners, peer leaders and senior leaders.




    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)


    Technology & Platform Management


    • Accountable for overseeing the teams that manages the technology platforms to deliver on an enterprise data marketplace:
      • Oversees delivery of vended and internally engineered components within the data marketplace product suite to deliver on a one-stop shop for data standardization, discovery, and access.
      • Accountable for overseeing the team that builds and supports a common data model for the enterprise.
      • Accountable for overseeing the team that builds and supports reference data for the enterprise. This includes both the administrative support and application(s) responsible for the delivery of reference data to mission critical systems.
    • Partners closely with Senior Manager over data privacy solutions to ensure an integrated vision and roadmap for data management.


    People Management


    • Accountable for building an environment of safety and innovation.
    • Is a role model for inclusive behaviors across all levels of employees.
    • Models and creates an environment of engagement and accountability.  
    • Passionate about development of managers and team members.
    • Leads change and builds change-maker mindsets.
    • Builds cohesive, high-performing teams in global, virtual environment.


    General Management & Decision Making


    • Demonstrated thought leadership towards ever-increasing automation.
    • Skilled storyteller to drive clarity.
    • Develops complex and creative ideas and organization strategy that have long-term, strategic impact in line with enterprise direction. 
    • Drives from ideation though successful execution, leading through others.
    • Provides oversight of budgets and delivery yet allow employees freedom of action.
    • Applies knowledge and efforts to diverse and complex situations to drive solutions with high enterprise impact.
    • Fosters innovation, experimentation, and a commitment to failing fast to optimize outcome-based delivery.
    • Highly proficient in the business of information technology with a demonstrated understanding of technology strategy and emerging trends in the industry.
    • Delivers operational excellence towards system availability and security through attention to compliance standards and rigorous release/change management.  


    Business Partner Management


    • Leverages external industry relationships to improve data marketplace offering.  
    • Influences at all levels to successfully deliver on business commitments spanning multiple organizations and levels of complexity.
    • Leads the process of setting and managing expectations; continually seeks opportunities to be a thought partner and increase internal and external business partner satisfaction and deepen relationships.  



    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
    • 5+ years’ experience in a technical role such as a software engineer, DBA, or solutions architect, and
    • 5+ years of management experience; including leading leaders; should include accountability for all aspects of leading an organization including people processes, client/partner relationships, work processes and delivery of work products, and      
    • Demonstrated ability to drive agile transformation, and
    • Demonstrated ability to drive automation, and
    • Experience leading global teams.




    We also have some desirable criteria


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Familiarity with modern software engineering languages, practices, and pipelines
    • Familiarity with logical data modeling and benefits of different file formats
    • Familiarity with one or more public clouds (AWS or Azure)
    • Familiarity with machine learning concepts



    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 12th July 2022.

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