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SVP Product Underwriting amp Business Development

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

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SVP Product Underwriting amp Business DevelopmentCompany name
Lincoln National Corporation Location
Hartford, CT, United States Employment Type
Full-Time Posted on
Aug 19, 2022 Valid Through
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ProfileAlternate Locations: Work from Home; Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania)

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 70110

The Role at a Glance

The Sr. Vice President, Product, Underwriting & Business Development for Group Protection (GP) provides executive leadership for all strategic, financial, and operational aspects of the product management and underwriting functions for Group Protection. S/He will provide overall thought leadership, strategic direction, and expertise for GP product management and underwriting, responsible for optimizing GP's overall growth and profitability, and achieving financial targets.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develops an overall strategic vision for the GP Product Management and Underwriting areas.

Establishes the organizational goals, objectives, and operating procedures of the GP Product and Underwriting area.

Ensures the GP Product and Underwriting functional areas are meeting all objectives pertaining to quality, compliance, regulations, productivity, customer service, budget, and project management.

Develops and ensures GP operational plans are aligned with LFG's overall business plans and specific strategic and tactical initiatives.

Provides critical operational thought leadership and expertise to strategically drive improved financial and business results.

Champions product development internally in order to position LFG as leader in GP products and services.

Examines current GP products and the way the products are promoted, sold and competes in the market, thereby recommending changes or innovations for product extensions, adaptations, or new products to meet market needs.

Drives research and development and prioritizes product concepts.

Leads the full cycle of product management and development activity for future GP products & Partnerships. GP product list includes Life, Disability, Dental, Vision, DI, Accident, AD&D, Hospital Indemnity.

Oversees and directs underwriting team to deliver on all pricing, profitability, sales, renewal and persistency metrics as established by the finance and pricing teams.

Oversees and directs the risk selection and underwriting activities for GP products; ensures the risk selection to a profitable underwriting result.

Ensure that proper controls are in place (operational efficiency and effectiveness, compliance/regulatory, quality, financial) through assigned accountabilities within the underwriting and operational areas.

Evaluates and prioritizes activities with and across GP Product and Underwriting, striking the appropriate balance between critical near-term deliverables and initiatives that underway to drive improved and more efficient results in the longer-term.

Collaborates with other senior leadership across the enterprise to identify and implement services to provide a consistent and excellent customer experience.

Builds organizational capability within GPs, Product and Underwriting functions.

Ensures top talent is hired and retained.

Provides training and development opportunities for GP's Product and Underwriting employees and gives honest and open feedback to aid in the development of talent.

Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends, assess the impact, and collaborates with senior executive management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies.

Supports business strategies and initiatives by representing LFG at various industry associations and functions serving as a "thought leader".

Research, identify and develop new opportunities, partners, distributors to expand revenue, products, and profitability

Work with an collaborate with sales, account management, pricing to create new market opportunities

Develop and manage strategic partnerships to grow business

Work with M&A team to identify and create acquisition and partnership opportunities

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree 15 years of progressively more responsible experience in financial services Product Management and Underwriting experience, including at least 5 years of senior management, strategy, and influencing senior management/critical stakeholders experience.

Or 19 years of progressively more responsible experience in financial services Product management and Underwriting and risk management experience, including at least 5 years of senior management, strategy, and influencing senior management/critical stakeholders experience.

Group Product experience highly preferred

Ability to travel: Up to 60% if necessary

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

Paid Time Off starting your first day of employment

10 Company Paid Holidays

Ten Weeks Paid Parental leave

Competitive 401K (6% match / additional 4% contribution)

Competitive employee benefits beginning your first day of employment (including medical, short-term disability, long term disability, dental, vision, critical illness, accidental and pet insurance)

Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

Tuition assistance program for continued education

A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being, offering a remote work environment

Effective productivity/technology tools and training

About the Company

Led by over 10,000 employees Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. 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.

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 (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 training

Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.

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 (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:lincoln financial,idx:3-1-3&trk=tyah) , and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lincolnfingroup/) . 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.

This Employer Participates in E-Verify. See the E-Verify notices. (https://www.e-verify.gov/)

Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify. Ver el E-Verify avisos. (https://www.e-verify.gov/es)

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.Company infoLincoln National Corporation
Website : https://www.lfg.com
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