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General information

Career area
Deposits Products & Marketing
Work Location(s)
301 Camp Road, Charlotte, NC
Remote?
No
Ref #
12197
Posted Date
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Working time
Full-time

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliché 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? #LI-JP1

The Opportunity

The role of "Innovation Product Strategist" will work at TM Studio, Ally's Ideation and Concept Development Studio.  This role will be a key contributor to the creation of new, differentiated solutions for consumers that ensure the future success of Ally business lines. You will help drive strategic direction of financial products and services by leveraging human centered design processes, while also ensuring operational accountability through sprint goals, planning, and facilitation. Role will have frequent exposure to Sr. Leadership, key executives and all consumer lines of business.

The Work Itself

  • Provide leadership and direction to team throughout concept development, creating a plan to accomplish sprint and project level goals
  • Work with cross functional Studio team to create game-changing solutions that create value &/or improve people's financial lives, thereby resulting in business value to Ally
  • Conduct intensive product reviews of opportunities, challenges, and competitor offerings
  • Create and execute research plans to understand consumers actions, opinions, in multiple areas, such as identification of opportunities and challenges and possible solutions
  • Develop dynamic materials to frequently present to Sr. Leadership, conveying the concepts created in a clear and concise way and articulate the value to people
  • Support LEAD initiatives and be culture champion within Ally

The Skills You Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in related field strongly preferred, MBA is ideal
  • 7+ years in product management, innovation, or financial services industry is needed. At least 5 years leadership experience preferred.
  • Critical thinking and experience in situations requiring sound business judgement
  • Creativity stemming from fact-based research
  • Ability to bring vision/strategies to life
  • Skillful influencing abilities
  • Initiative to discover innovative ways to solve consumer problems
  • Strong presentation skills, including ability to articulate complex problems/solutions in a concise simple manner
  • Comfortable speaking with and presenting to Senior Leadership
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing situations
  • Excellent written, documentation, and verbal skills
  • High level of proficiency in Google G-suite of products, as well as collaboration tools such as Mural, Miro, and Milanote

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 childcare 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.

 

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered, if not currently employed by Ally.

 

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.

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