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Lincoln Financial Group Sr. Consultant, Disability and Leave Product Strategy and Planning in Boston, Massachusetts

Alternate Locations: Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Work from Home

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #63004

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

General Purpose of Job

This position will develop product offering strategy and action plans for achieving business goals & objectives for his/her assigned area(s). S/he will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex strategic projects and planning initiatives for their assigned area(s) of responsibility. S/he will partner with assigned area(s) of responsibility to design plans and define implementation approach while ensuring plans align to overall business area strategy and objectives. S/he will also lead analysis to monitor plan execution against intended business results.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads process to establish product offering strategy and tactical plans while ensuring alignment with overall business unit strategy and financial & business objectives

  • Partners with internal/external resources to define & refine plans based on expertise and input of stakeholders and gain commitment on delivery of mutual business goals

  • Develops working partnerships and/or teams with critical stakeholders to effectively implement action plans and continually refine based on results and other environmental factors

  • Leads cross-functional resources toensure plan execution stays on track; manages potential conflicts, overlaps & integration points; enables successful delivery of outcomes

  • Engages with other internal/external resources to identify challenges, risks, and opportunities in the market and to understand drivers of performance

  • Leads reviews of results/performance vs. action plans; regularly communicates status/progress to senior management and other stakeholders

  • Collaborates with other functional areas and/or IT resources to develop reporting & metrics that enable monitoring and analysis of performance and drivers

  • Leads complex analysis to assess environmental factors and advises senior management on how information should be integrated into strategic plans for improvement

  • Provides subject matter expertise on planning best practices and develops process to continually improve plan implementation, monitoring, and refinement

Partners with internal/external resources to define & refine plans based on expertise and input of stakeholders and gain commitment on delivery of mutual business goalsDevelops working partnerships and/or teams with critical stakeholders to effectively implement action plans and continually refine based on results and other environmental factorsLeads cross-functional resources toensure plan execution stays on track; manages potential conflicts, overlaps & integration points; enables successful delivery of outcomesEngages with other internal/external resources to identify challenges, risks, and opportunities in the market and to understand drivers of performanceLeads reviews of results/performance vs. action plans; regularly communicates status/progress to senior management and other stakeholdersCollaborates with other functional areas and/or IT resources to develop reporting & metrics that enable monitoring and analysis of performance and driversLeads complex analysis to assess environmental factors and advises senior management on how information should be integrated into strategic plans for improvementProvides subject matter expertise on planning best practices and develops process to continually improve plan implementation, monitoring, and refinement

Education

4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum Required

Experience

5 – 7+ Years in business planning directly aligned to the specific responsibilities for this role (Required)

Travel Requirements

  • Travel Type: Regional Domestic

  • Travel Amount: up to 25%

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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