Infrastructure Communications Consultant

Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59957

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

 

Lincoln Financial Group is seeking a strategic leader to lead the Infrastructure Communication and Roadmap Planning. This position will report to the Vice President, IT Infrastructure. The successful

candidate will participate in and advance a wide array of IT initiatives, as well as, ensure the seamless functioning of the IT Infrastructure and associated change management and delivery projects and

programs across Infrastructure. The candidate must be able to proactively form relationships with leadership across all levels and across all IT functions. This position will be a change leader and will

drive a continuous learning mindset in all of their responsibilities. This candidate must be able to effectively work and operate in a very fast paced environment.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Engage in a wide range of activities key initiatives and enterprise wide projects to ensure excellent execution and outcomes in a proactive, seamless, effective and timely manner
  • Conduct research and exploration: take results from concept through to business implementation
  • Participate in the creation, development and execution of the IT Infrastructure strategy and Quarterly
  • Business Reviews; enable the required collaboration and drive product consistency
  • Provide a strong link and ensure appropriate connections within IT SLT on key IT initiatives
  • Act as key interface and partner with IT Communications with regards to planning, supporting and coordinating internal and external communications
  • Create, support and/or coordinate SLT communications and respond as needed
  • Lead teams in the planning and implementation of Infrastructure conferences and other leadership forums
  • Develop and implement learning and development strategies on various IT initiatives
  • Influence and/or lead change management activities on various IT initiatives
  • Handling of confidential and sensitive data including personnel materials

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Qualifications

 

  • 5 + years working in and/or supporting Information Technology
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence senior leaders across multiple disciplines and functions
  • Proven ability to proactively and successfully prioritize, adapt and execute in a fast-paced business environment
  • Proven ability to influence others outside of a direct reporting relationship to get work done
  • Influence a continuous improvement and execution excellence mindset aligned with company values
  • Strong business acumen, with excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
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  • Ability to make connections of information and connect people by synthesizing issues and translating them into action plans
  • Strong presence with excellent consultative skills and ability to form solid business relationships at all
  • levels; trustworthy with high integrity
  • 3 years’experience in marketing and communications
  • Experience in survey creation and analytics
  • Expert in o365 Productivity tools with a highlighted skill in creation of PowerPoint decks
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Proven ability to develop executive presentations including creating unique graphics
  • Willingness to travel as required

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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