Sr. Project Manager, HR

Date: Mar 28, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #58717

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 is responsible for the successful implementation of large and very large cross-functional programs and projects in support of Human Resources at Lincoln Financial Group. This person leads project teams through planning and execution, and monitors and controls the project through the project lifecycle. This person may also direct the work of other Project Managers assigned to the project/program, and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. This role may also work with senior level business leaders to develop sound business rationale for initiatives, guiding them from idea to project initiation.



  • Lead large to very large cross-functional programs and projects
  • Plan, execute and control projects through the project lifecycle
  • Utilize influence skills to help achieve project results
  • Manage program/project scope, schedule and cost, following an established change management process
  • Assist with project procurement activities – requests for information, requests for proposal, contract negotiation
  • Manage project staffing efforts
  • Work with Project Owners, other Project team members to manage project quality
  • Facilitate program/project communications, working with sponsors and other leaders/contributors
  • Work with the project team and key stakeholders to identify issues and risks, and to implement correction action plans or risk response plans as appropriate
  • Utilize analytical skills and business acumen to facilitate business case development with business area leaders



  • 4-year degree preferred
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred



  • 5+ years of experience in a formal project management role with demonstrated skills in relationship building, communication, negotiation, change management, conflict resolution, planning and project management of complex projects that drive project delivery
  • 4 years of Human Resource Project experience, delivering projects that span the full enterprise.
  • Successful track record of completing projects on time, on budget and within scope
  • Expert knowledge of project management methodology and its practical application towards completing work and driving project delivery
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven relationship management, negotiation and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team, set priorities and meet deadlines on multiple projects
  • Ability to be creative and assertive in developing solutions
  • Ability to mentor others
  • Ability to be an agent of Change and build this mindset in others


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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