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Sr. Consultant, Group Products

Company: Lincoln Financial Group
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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  • Provides direction and subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external business partners and stakeholders on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives throughout the product life cycle to build and enhance capabilities and contribute to the definition of product strategy.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Leads the gathering, reviewing & synthesizing of competitive and industry intelligence data to identify trends & opportunities; drives product initiatives to capitalize on them.
  • Stays up-to-date on market & regulatory changes that impact the product line; collaborates with Legal & Compliance to ensure product offering remains compliant with complex legislation & regulatory changes.
  • Develops the product vision & value proposition based on customer needs & input, market & competitive information.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives.
  • Works with various internal teams to manage product risk drivers, while ensuring continued market success.
  • Collaborates with various internal teams to manage product & profit levers to ensure the products meet growth, revenue, expense & profit expectations.
  • Develops product-related training materials; participates in training presentations for internal & external clients.
  • Proactively works with internal & external partners to enhance sales performance and meet growth, revenue, persistency & profitability expectations
  • Collaborates with product marketing partners, field distribution & training to lead the creation of effective product positioning, marketing, & product launch campaigns.
  • Reviews & evaluates marketing materials to ensure accuracy & consistency with objectives.
  • Plays a lead role in product promotion, marketing, training & communication.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders and provides leadership & direction to drive profitable & market-leading product development, implementation, and ongoing product life-cycle management.
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit.
  • Secures project resources and provides leadership to cross-functional areas to provide business requirements & specifications for product implementation & enhancements.
  • Communicates product vision & strategies, develops business cases and obtains organizational buy-in & funding.
  • Provides leadership & technical support for product development activities, day-to-day inquiries & escalated issues from field associates.
  • Manages vendor relationships to ensure efficient service delivery; identifies & resolves escalated issues.
  • Manages products to achieve product & business financial objectives; identifies, analyzes & escalates issues; leads resolution with business partners.What were looking forMust-haves:
    • 5-7+ Years of experience in group insurance or employee benefits (Required)
    • Experience with Paid Family Medical Leave, Absence, Short Term Disability, and Statutory Disability and products
    • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)Whats 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.Whats 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 (https://hrdirectdocs.lfg.com/misc/HR/Recruiting/BenefitsResourcesGuide.pdf)
      • 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 trainingWork ArrangementWork from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate: Prior work or industry experience. Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position. Unique skillsAbout The CompanyLincoln 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 customers 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 Newsweeks 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 (https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/diversityinclusion?audience_page_id=1422918942386) 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 (http://www.facebook.com/lincolnfinancialgroup) , Twitter (https://mobile.twitter.com/lincolnfingroup) , LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/4307?trkInfo=tas%3Alincoln+financial%2Cidx%3A3-1-3&trk=tyah) , and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lincolnfingroup/) . Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.comBe Aware of Fraudulent Recruiting ActivitiesIf 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 InformationThis position may be subject to Lincolns 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 Lincolns 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.This Employer Participates in E-Verify. See the E-Verify (https://www.e-verify.gov) notices.Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify. Ver el E-Verify (https://www.e-verify.gov/es) avisos.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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