Sr. Consultant, Project Management

Date: Apr 23, 2024

Primary Location: Radnor, PA, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Work from Home; Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)


Work Arrangement: 

Remote : Work at home employee residing outside of a commutable distance to an office location.


Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.


Hiring Manager: Kristen Riggins


Requisition #: 73055


The Role at a Glance

This position will provide leadership and direction on complex projects/initiatives through execution of consulting services, including project management, business analysis and relationship management, which includes but is not limited to accountability for implementation of project deliverables with a focus on business planning, requirements, communications and change management within Corporate Finance/Accounting. 

General Purpose of Job

This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for their assigned area(s) of responsibility including establishing and leading complex enterprise wide, cross-functional initiatives and leading different projects/programs including efforts to launch new products and services, large scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

What you'll be doing

•    Directing and enhancing organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
•    Identifying and directing the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
•    Determining operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats.
•    Eliciting, analyzing, specifying, and validating the business needs of stakeholders.
•    Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing complete requirements and solutions.
•    Analyzing and verifying requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and conformity to standards.
•    Effectively communicating insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
•    Providing direction & organization on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
•    Leading, driving and serving as the intersection point for initiatives involving large project teams across multiple lines of business.
•    Developing & executing complex effective project management throughout the project development lifecycle, including but not limited to: project planning, resource planning change management and communications planning, & managing changes to scope.
•    Directing and delivering complex projects and/or programs conforming to project management standards and processes as designated by his/her assigned area of responsibility, including applicable change control and project management methodology.
•    Serving as a subject matter expert to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on project management and business analysis best practice standards, templates and practices.
•    Using best practice standards, templates and standards to provide structure and direction for initiatives that involve business processes or change management. 
•    Collaborating effectively and providing consultation with management and appropriate project stakeholders on complex issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, resourcing, quality and risk of assigned projects.
•    Collaborating with internal and/or external stakeholders to assess, select and recommend complex solutions and/or alternative approaches that will achieve business goals.
•    Providing thought leadership on emerging solutions to meet the needs of complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives.

What we’re looking for

•    4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)
•    8-10 years experience in Project Management and/or Business Analysis that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position. (Required)
•    Demonstrated ability to be innovative and an aptitude to drive and accept change.
•    Demonstrated strong relationship and project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines.
•    Demonstrated ability to build and sustain strong partnerships with business and IT.
•    Demonstrated experience in advising and collaborating with business and IT to assess business need, identify solutions to solve for business problems, developing quality business requirements
•    Demonstrated ability to manage competing resources and priorities.
•    Up to 25% travel.


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:

  • Clearly defined career tracks and levels 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


Pay Range: $90,300 - $164,700 


Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees.  In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual.  Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.


About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at


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. 


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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.


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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, 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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