Business Analyst

Date: May 22, 2019

Location: Fort Wayne, IN, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 

 

 

   

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana)

 


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

 



Requisition #59912

 


About the Company

 

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.

 

The Role

 

As the Business Analyst in Retirement Plan Services, you will consult/analyze and deliver on more complex Business Analysis assignments/projects for assigned area(s) of responsibility.  You will act as a resource to applicable internal/external stakeholders. You will also consult and collaborate with business stakeholders to define and validate more complex business solutions that meet the needs, goals and objectives. 

 

Responsibilities

 

Business Analysis

  • Consults and collaborates with key internal and/or external stakeholders to elicit more complex business issues, determine root cause(s), and capture business needs
  • Develops more complex business requirements for assigned area(s) of responsibility
  • Using structured requirements process, clearly articulates, documents and validates more complex business requirements
  • Consults and acts as a resource to appropriate internal and/or external stakeholders to ensure solutions meet business needs
  • Collaborates with internal and/or external stakeholders to assess, select and recommend more complex solutions and/or alternative approaches that will achieve business goals
  • Collaborates effectively with appropriate internal and/or external stakeholders on more complex issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality and risk of assigned projects
  • Validates that the solution meets the business need by developing more complex acceptance criteria and plan to evaluate
  • Determines and recommends the most appropriate response to identified more complex problems, issues and/or defects by assessing impact and prioritization
  • Provides more complex research and analysis to support business operations and presents findings to management or project leader
  • Determines more complex best practices and suggests how to improve current practices
  • Facilitates change to the organization through the more complex analysis, design and implementation of business processes that achieve business objectives

 

Business Acumen

  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends, assess the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions
  • Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives
  • Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality
  • Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects
  • May serves as a mentor and share knowledge with junior and/or peer team members
  • May provide more complex testing support as needed
  • Remains current in profession and industry trends
  • Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement- Learning new skills, procedures and processes

 

Requirements

 

Education

  • 4 Year/Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors) in Business or Information Technology

 

Experience

  • 3 - 5+ Years’ experience in business analysis that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  •  Ability to read, analyze and interpret both internal and external documents such as general media/publications, professional journals, technical procedures, governmental regulations, policies, proposals, and standard operating procedures
  • Confident, comfortable communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Apply concepts such as probability, statistics, modeling, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions
  • Works with mathematical concepts such as averages and/or variances
  • Ability to analyze information and to evaluate the implications of a course of action or solution
  • Ability to interpret and apply common sense understanding to carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Evaluate trends in data or information
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop collaborative approaches
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and recommend processes improvements
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style
  • Demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information
  • Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Strong project management skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines

 

 


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.
 

 

 


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