Sr. Consultant, Business Resilience

Date: Jul 2, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #60001

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

As the Sr. Consultant, Business Resilience, you will consult and deliver on complex programs/initiatives for the strategic business resilience initiatives, a key component Lincoln’s overall approach to risk management. You will provide consultation and support to business and IT partners to plan, test and respond to disruptions to normal business operations.  The role will communicate and liaise with stakeholders from across the enterprise to secure resources, facilitate discussions/decisions, monitor program activities, and resolve issues.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively interact with business units to provide end to end Business Continuity solutions spanning activities involving Incident Management support, Business Continuity life cycle activities, testing (experience in broker dealer planning and regulation a plus)
  • Apply existing knowledge and skills to develop fit for purpose Business Continuity Plans across the organization and perform activities in support of the end-to-end Business Continuity program
  • Conduct Risk Assessments to identify threats, risks; perform analysis to develop cost effective and viable mitigation measures
  • Conduct Business Impact Analysis interviews to gather impact data and identify dependencies in order to determine Recovery Time Objectives
  • Support internal and external audit requests; knowledge of broker dealer BC/DR requirements
  • Coordinate and facilitate Business Continuity plan exercises
  • Document results and lessons learned from Business Continuity plan exercises and live events
  • Conduct Awareness and Training activities with business units and report results
  • Review/analyze Third-Party Business Continuity language in contracts
  • Partner in supporting activities associated with data management, analytics, and reporting across the Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Incident Management practice
  • Answer requests for information regarding enterprise program on behalf of new business partners
  • Provide logistical and subject matter expert support for the assessment, development, implementation and revision of business continuity and emergency preparedness policies, programs, procedures and plans
  • Support projects that align to Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Incident Management team objectives
  • Support the facilitation of crisis management activities for a wide variety of physical, operational, technology, and cybersecurity incidents as needed

Experience

  • Knowledge and application of Business Continuity professional practices: Risk Evaluation and Control, Business Impact Analysis, Business Continuity Strategies, Emergency Response and Operations, Business Continuity Plans, Awareness and training programs, Business Continuity Plan exercises, Audit and maintenance, and Crisis Communications
  • Understanding of financial industry, banking, and associated regulations
  • Experience with supporting and/or facilitating Emergency Response activities during an exercise or live-event
  • Incident Management experience preferably in financial industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • CBCP (Certified Business Continuity Professional) or equivalent certifications required
  • Project management experience and have led or managed teams is a plus
  • Refined verbal and written communication skills; must be extremely comfortable with and highly effective at communicating to senior management
  • Experience with Business Continuity planning software

Education

  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
  • 7+ Years experience in business resilience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
  • CBCP DRII certification (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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