Consultant, Risk Ops and Governance

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Relocation assistance will be considered/provided for this opportunity within our company guidelines.

Requisition #60319

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.



As the ERM Governance and Operations Consultant, working with all areas of risk and lines of businesses, s/he will help support the continued development and implementation of the Lincoln Financial Group's Enterprise Risk Management program. The Enterprise Risk Management Group is part of a team reporting into the Chief Risk Officer.


The focus of this group is to deliver insightful, added-value, actionable risk analytics and governance to drive business results. S/he will assist with the identification, assessment and prioritization of risks and the development of processes to measure and report such issues throughout the organization.  S/he will assist with all aspects of Lincoln’s ERM framework, with particular emphasis on project management and coordination of the program and key ERM projects within the team and throughout the company



  • Establishes effective working relationships throughout the organization, both at the corporate level and within the businesses, and with all levels.
  • Helps identify, measure and communicate total enterprise risk issues
  • In conjunction with other risk management areas in the lines of businesses, helps develop, implement, monitor, and manage risk mitigation programs for the enterprise
  • Researches and prepares briefings on status of key projects and initiatives to leaders
  • Provides research and analysis support
  • Implements process improvements, consistency, governance, controls, and oversight
  • Manages projects from ideation and inception through to completion
  • Coordinates all aspects of the ERM program and the implementation and operation of it throughout the organization



  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Information Technology (Minimum Required)
  • Other desirable training achieved or in process of attaining:
    • Prject management and/or audit certifications
    • Insurance training and designatins


  • At least 3-5+ years of insurance and finance exposure
  • Knowledge of techniques and tools in enterprise and operational risk management
  • Strong written/verbal communications and presentation skills
  • High energy, self-motivated, with a high level of self-awareness
  • Computer skills:
    • Micrsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook)
    • Wrking knowledge of Governance Risk and Compliance tools (GRC)
    • Wrking knowledge of project management tools
    • Other cmputer and software skills a plus
  • Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • Critical thinker with an ability to analyze information and to evaluate the implications of a course of action or strategy
  • Understands the interdependencies of how people and organizations function, and can negotiate through complex political situations effectively
  • Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
  • Demonstrated excellent relationship management skills with internal clients; proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches to driving client-focused solutions which also benefits the company’s top and bottom lines
  • Ability to understand Lincoln Financial Group’s internal and external customers and address their needs
  • Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by making suggestions for improvement, and learning new skills, procedures and processes.




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. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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