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Lincoln Financial Group Sr Consultant, Digital Adoption & Value Management in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Work from Home

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P4

Requisition #65128

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.

The Role

This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects and digital initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility. S/he will collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to understand business processes and identify opportunities for digitization capabilities that will support business goals and objectives. S/he will develop and measure KPIs that support traceability and predictability into business committed benefits. S/he will liaise with stakeholders to champion adoption of new processes and drive implementation of changes.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Partners with business leaders on implementation of value realization structure, facilitates request for funding and checkpoints throughout the work lifecycle.

  • Coaches and trains internal stakeholders (e.g. Product Managers, Product Owners and adoption leads) on adoption practices and tool sets.

  • Champions and supports design and execution of adoption strategies within assigned portfolio.

  • Identifies and designs remediation plans to drive adoption based on data feedback loops.

  • Produces complex outputs related to cost-benefit analysis, business outcomes, key performance indicator (KPI) tracking, and risks.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships across business and IT departments to educate and drive Digital Services that can provide value to the portfolio pipeline.

  • Facilitates and leads Adoption sessions focused on educating stakeholders to best practices.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Liaises between business sponsors and technology partners to validate solutions meet business needs.

  • Advises business leaders on optimal prioritization of digital initiatives to ensure business value is delivered.

  • Liaises with Digital and IT partners to ensure initiatives align with the strategic intent of the digital program.

  • Facilitates discussions across user groups to address portfolio topics such as: Business targets, value realization and timing, escalate appropriate dependencies, risks, issues

  • Models complex, future scenarios of digital investment and value capture based on changing dynamics.

  • Liaises with cross-functional leaders to ensure shared alignment of change agenda; develops and implements practices designed to optimize adoption of new capabilities.

  • Collaborates with business stakeholders to identify behaviors that drive adoption of new processes.

  • Contributes to process-related policies that facilitate acceptance and implementation of changes to business processes, systems, and/or operations.

  • Develops metrics to evaluate progress and benefit realization of digital initiatives; provides insights to further adapt and evolve processes to drive continuous improvement.

  • Develops and delivers progress reports to leadership, providing updates on progress, value realization, and financial implications of digital portfolio/strategic initiatives.

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 of experience in business consulting and/or portfolio management directly aligned to the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)

  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.

  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. senior management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.

  • Demonstrates strong project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.

  • Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among senior/executive management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.

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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