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Product and Strategy Analyst

Company: Ally
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

The role will drive and support operational initiatives and activities for the North American auto operations group. Ally's ability to bring on new business will be dependent on our ability to continuously improve our product line up against the competition. This requires a dedicated and focused professional to measure and monitor Ally product offering effectiveness. As a member of the Product Management team you will be required to respond quickly to business opportunities as they arise while maintaining day-to-day operational activities.

The Work Itself

  • Serve as project manager for incoming project requests and promotions
  • Document and prioritize new projects, document requirements, conduct impact assessments, track action items, resolve any issues associated with the request, monitor work schedule to ensure project is delivered on schedule, and facilitate approvals for implementation
  • Work with business partners to identify opportunities for policy or process improvements
  • Write and publish internal communications to announce policy/process changes and promotions
  • Effectively manage numerous projects concurrently
  • Review the promotion implementation process to improve efficiency: project management methodology, process, tools, templates, etc.
  • Assist with any new projects or products as needed
  • Work with Partners to obtain guidance / approval on product or policy exceptions

The Skills You Bring

  • 1+ years in customer service or financial services industry is preferred. Prior leadership experience is preferred

Bachelor's degree in business related discipline preferred.

  • Education may be used as a proxy
  • Cognitive thought process abilities are necessary to ensure all responsibilities are accurately and effectively completed, resulting in a favorable relationship with our external and internal business partners.
  • Auto finance experience is desirable.
  • Ideal candidate would also demonstrate ability to recommend process and procedure improvements to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Advanced knowledge of PC applications, including extensive knowledge of Excel and the suite of MS Office programs.
  • SharePoint and Data reporting knowledge preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work with imperfect data and apply sound financial assumptions to derive meaningful results preferred.
  • Candidate should have auto finance experience and must be flexible and eager to learn new processes and systems, exhibit critical thinking skills, possess problem solving abilities, and remain comfortable in a changing environment.
  • Ability to perform technical based activities
  • Knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts.
  • Leveraging technical expertise and relationships to contribute to strategy and drive business results
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented and able to work independently.

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and child care discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: Ally, Detroit , Product and Strategy Analyst, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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