Sr. Consultant, IT Risk Management(Remote)

Date: Jul 12, 2021

Location: Hartford, CT, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Work from Home (Excluding Colorado)


Work Arrangement: Work from Home


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Level: P4 


Requisition #: 66294


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.


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The Role


This position provides leadership, direction, and functional expertise on complex projects/initiatives related to identifying, assessing, reporting and mitigating IT and Cyber risk for the enterprise. S/he will proactively collaborate with business and technology leadership and other stakeholders to develop, recommend, and implement mitigation strategies. S/he will develop measures to monitor effectiveness and progress of risk mitigation approaches and regularly report to leadership.




  • Determine who to proactively set up meetings with to understand how to better navigate the organization based on IT/Cyber Risk team’s mandate. 
  • This person will need to be a self-starter and take initiative to drive progress while building rapport with internal constituents.  It’s important that this person is resourceful and self-driven enough to do the initial due diligence on his/her own. 
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends, both internally and externally, for IT and Cyber risk, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Helps design and implement the strategy for the analysis, identification, and measurement of IT operational/business/security risk for his/her assigned area(s) or responsibility.
  • Partners with leadership from across the enterprise and/or various business areas to identify and evaluate risk potential, and proactively develop strategic risk mitigation strategies.
  • Gathers and maintains inventory of IT operational and Cyber risks including monitoring status and progress of approach steps.
  • Presents reports and status updates to key stakeholders and leaders to drive the mitigation of the IT organization’s top risks.
  • Directs and/or strategically develops systems to measure and monitor assets in term of operational risk.
  • Facilitates the evaluation of alternative means of reducing the organization's exposure to loss.
  • Develops strategic IT operational and cyber risk management plans to continue to mature the risk assessment program
  • Directs and/or develops measures to monitor the effectiveness and progress of risk mitigation approaches.
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Risk Management team to develop consistent risk mitigation approaches across the enterprise.


4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum Required



  • 5 - 7+ Years’ experience in IT/operational risk management in an enterprise organization. (Required).
  • Developed/Managed/Designed an IT Risk Framework and/or process.
  • Knowledge of how a technology organization operates in order to lead interviews and meetings with senior leaders in both the business and IT on technology risks. 
  • Provided subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identified and directed strategic process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Built/Maintained strong relationships with key stakeholders and be able to manage potential pushback from internal clients - understand when to escalate.


Work Arrangement:

Work from Home : Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances. 



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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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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