Lincoln Financial Group Head of Strategy & Planning, Workplace Solutions in Boston, Massachusetts
Alternate Locations: Work from Home; Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)
Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.
Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.
Hiring Manager: Jimmy Reid
Requisition #: 70912
The Role at a Glance
The Sr. Vice President, Strategic Planning provides executive strategy and planning for Workplace Solutions, in coordination with business leaders and key Senior Management Committee leaders. You will also lead horizontal initiatives across the business, develop, implement, and execute strategic business plans which support Workplace Solutions growth and profitability initiatives and deliver meaningful business results.
What you'll be doing
Drives annual strategy planning cycle, in partnership with the President of Workplace Solutions, Chief Strategy Officer and Office of the CEO
Develops board-level strategy material
Develops overall strategic vision for the Workplace Solutions
Establishes the Strategy Office organizational goals, objectives, and operating procedures
Ensures Workplace Solutions Strategy Office functional areas meet all objectives pertaining to compliance, regulations, productivity, customer service, budget, and project management
Ensures Workplace Solutions Strategy Office’s operational plans align with division and LFG's overall business plans, specific strategic and tactical initiatives
Drives priority initiatives which include but not limited to select strategic initiatives that require cross-functionally collaboration
Manages select sponsored strategic consulting engagements
Ensures effective implementation, integration, and execution of Workplace Solutions Strategy Office’s strategic and tactical plans
Ensures the identification and interpretation of significant trends by effectively understanding the customer data and uses this data to drive a united platform of customer needs and translate into actionable strategic initiatives
Ensures the development and implementation of strategies in the support of short and long-term strategic and financial objectives of the business
Oversees the development of metrics to monitor progress towards achievement of stated goals; ensures accurate and comprehensive evaluation of strategy progress and benefit realization.
Advises, collaborates and guides the senior executive management on strategic planning opportunities and interpreting how they relate to and support the enterprise’s and Workplace Solutions’ strategic objectives
Develops strategic programs & initiatives with key leaders, works with leaders on delivering messages, recommendations for recognition, and driving culture change
Partners with executive management and key business stakeholders to identify, consolidate, and integrate the customer and business needs, market trends, and customer insights to develop strategic actionable initiatives that benefit Workplace Solutions
Develops, directs, and maintains an effective organization including: efficient work flow patterns; established performance standards; delineation of duties; suitable staffing levels; appropriate supervision & systems for timely communication of information
Collaborates with senior leaders within Workplace Solutions and across LFG to research, develop & execute innovative short & long-term business strategies
Forges strategic partnerships to achieve Business Unit objectives in supporting the enterprise and collaborates with peers and leadership across the Workplace Solutions and external organizations to negotiate for resources needed to accomplish objectives
Ensures the proactive identification of risks/issues/conflicts that may impede strategic initiatives; engages cross-functional leadership to evaluate issues and implement approaches to optimize strategic achievement
Champions the investment of innovative ideas and plans brought forth by others offering a diversity of thought, perspective and solutions that drive customer and shareholder value and balancing risk with investments in leading edge innovation
Ensures the incorporation of diversity of thought into problem solving and decision-making to come up with creative and comprehensive solutions that improve results and outcomes
Build and manage a portfolio of adjacent and transformational innovations that can deliver profitable growth
Monitor marketplace innovations and trends, and assess implications
What we're looking for
Bachelor’s degree plus 15+ years of progressively more responsible experience within the financial services/insurance industries with an emphasis on participant experience
5+ years of senior management, senior level strategy, and influencing senior management/critical stakeholder experience; or 19+ years of equivalent progressively more responsible work experience within the financial services/insurance industries with an emphasis on participant experience and 5+ years of senior management, senior level strategy, and influencing senior management/critical stakeholder experience.
Pay Range: $166,301 - $300,200
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.
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. 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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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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