Specialist, Strategic Planning

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

 Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut)

 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Office

 

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

 

Requisition #: 69452

 

 

The Role at a Glance

We’re excited to add a Specialist, Strategic Planning to of Corporate Strategy Office. This role will perform and deliver on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of their assigned area(s). They will support management & team in business-related strategic planning activities.

Our Corporate Strategy Office provides executive leadership and strategy in identifying, investigating and evaluating business investment opportunities, licensing opportunities and strategic business alliances that align with, enhance, and support the organization's long-range profit and growth goals at LFG.

What you'll be doing:

    • Support the Corporate Strategy Office and work closely with the Chief Strategy Officer on executing presentations for internal and external audience including the senior management team and Lincoln’s board of directors. 
    • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
    • Become knowledgeable of all Lincoln business units (Annuities, Life, MoneyGuard, RPS, and LFN) as well as our distribution channels.
    • Promotes and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
    • Performs and delivers on routine assignments/projects while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
    • Gathers and summarizes data to support management & team in the creation of actionable, multi-year plans that link strategy to tactics and foster growth & profitability while ensuring business plans align with LFG's growth, financial & business objectives
    • Gathers and summarizes data pertaining to organizational issues including cultural, structural, business process, and/or organizational alignment.
    • Collaborates with management & cross-functional stakeholders to structure strategic plans.
    • Supports data analysis and translation of findings into meaningful insights, integrating relevant business knowledge.
    • Researches and gathers data necessary for cost-benefit analyses for proposed opportunities.
    • Researches and summarizes environmental factors, enlisting internal & external resources to identify risks and business growth opportunities.
    • Partners with the business stakeholders to establish metrics to evaluate progress against defined objectives.

What we’re looking for:

Must-haves:

    • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
    • 1 - 3+ Years of marketing, business analytics and/or project management experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities of the role (Required)
    • Expert PowerPoint skills (Some design background would be ideal). 
    • Proficient with other Microsoft tools (Excel, Word, Teams).

Nice-to-haves:

    • Experience using tools like SPSS, SAS, R, or Tableau for data analysis.
    • Specific survey tool experience with Qualtrics.

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

 

What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

  • Competitive 401K and employee benefits

  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

 

Work Arrangement

Hybrid/Office : Employees will work in a Lincoln office on average more days per week.

 

 About The Company
 

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 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 $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, 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.

 

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

 

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com

 

Be Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting Activities

If you are interested in a career at Lincoln, we encourage you to review our current openings and apply on our website. Lincoln values the privacy and security of every applicant and urges all applicants to diligently protect their sensitive personal information from scams targeting job seekers. These scams can take many forms including fake employment applications, bogus interviews and falsified offer letters.

Lincoln will not ask applicants to provide their social security numbers, date of birth, bank account information or other sensitive information in job applications. Additionally, our recruiters do not communicate with applicants through free e-mail accounts (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or conduct interviews utilizing video chat rooms. We will never ask applicants to provide payment during the hiring process or extend an offer without conducting a phone, live video or in-person interview.  Please contact Lincoln's fraud team at fraudhotline@lfg.com if you encounter a recruiter or see a job opportunity that seems suspicious.

 

Additional Information

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, Veteran 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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