Lincoln Financial Group Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
Alternate Locations: Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)
Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Home
Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.
Requisition #: 67276
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.
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The Role at a Glance
We are excited to bring on a Project Manager to our Strategic Planning Office Business PMO.
As a Project Manager for the Business PMO, you will provide direction on complex projects/initiatives for our Producer Solutions business, ensuring the successful development and implementation of medium to large scale, cross functional projects. You will be responsible for setting deadlines, assigning tasks, and monitoring and summarizing progress of projects for executive leadership and ensuring business organizational readiness, while confirming adherence to governance guidelines. This position requires strong communication and facilitation skills across multiple lines of business and with varying levels of management with a core focus on the business planning/implementation, communications, organizational readiness, user acceptance testing, transition to business plan and post implementation benefits. We are looking for a highly energized and motivated individual to grow with our team and help drive value for our Producer Solutions business area.
What you'll be doing
Demonstrate strong project management skills through the critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time sensitive environment, under pressure, while meeting deadlines.
Collaborates effectively with management and key project stakeholders on complex issues and conflicts that impact time, cost, scope, quality & risk of assigned projects.
Facilitates project communications with sponsors and other key stakeholders.
Monitors & evaluates more complex projects progress & performance against the project plan & develops more complex mitigation plans.
Serves as a resource to team members & applicable internal/external stakeholders on project management best practice standards, templates & practices.
Strives to find common ground and gain collaboration, influencing outcomes without directing or commanding, to help achieve desired business outcomes.
May serve as a mentor & share knowledge with project managers & project team members.
What we're looking for
3 + years of project management experience
4-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of bachelor's)
Strong communication, relationship building and problem-solving skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Financial services industry experience highly preferred
Project Management Certification (PMP)
Agile methodology experience
What it's 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
Ten Weeks 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
Effective productivity/technology tools and training
Hybrid/Home : Employees will work from home generally three days each week and come into a Lincoln office on a schedule their manager will help set, following any applicable in-office training period determined by their manager.
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, veterans 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.
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.