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Vice President Business Analytics

Company name
Lincoln National Corporation

Location
Omaha, NE, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Clevel, Executive, Business Analyst, 100k

Posted on
Jan 04,2019

Valid Through
Apr 19,2019

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Alternate Locations: Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Omaha, NE (Nebraska)

Relocation assistance will be considered/provided for this opportunity within our company guidelines.

Requisition #58190

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 $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

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.

General Purpose of Job

As the VP, Business Analytics you will provide strategic leadership to achieve key business objectives for the Business Analytics and Data Science teams. You will establish and maintain industry-leading analytic capabilities across the Group Protection business unit from a COE organizational model. You will drive business value and actionable insights with cross-functional partners, including but not limited to Claims, Operations, Distribution, Finance, Product and Risk Management.

Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership

Leads and develops a team to establish and maintain industry-leading analytic capabilities from a COE organizational model to distribute and advise on advanced analytics & modeling skills across the business unit

Leads a team of ‘analytics champions’ to educate the business and drive adoption and usage of data analytics to further business insights for strategy development and execution

The Business Analytics and Data Science team will be comprised of a mix of analytic, actuarial and data science skill sets and resources, the leader of this team will be responsible for creating an environment where these teams are viewed as extensions of the functional area and are knowledgeable about the business processes and objectives of those areas.

Oversight of the business analytics COE that is responsible for performing complex financial analyses, including predictive modeling and other advanced techniques that will optimize claims outcomes, sales effectiveness, improve the ability to achieve pricing targets and sales objectives, improve customer experience and achieve persistency targets.

Leads team in supporting existing processes requiring complex analytics

Ensures that top talent is hired and retained within the Business Analytics and Data Science teams.

Builds organizational capability and leads/executes approved strategy within functional area

Organizational Effectiveness

Drives development and execution of an organization-wide analytics strategy that supports complex metrics, predictive analytics, other advanced techniques to optimize business objectives and achieving desired results, including profitability & persistency

Provides strategic consulting, functional expertise, and thought leadership to executive/senior management & key business stakeholders on how various analytic and predictive modeling approaches can benefit their business areas

Partners across various functional areas, including IT and other stakeholders in developing and executing on the long-term data strategy, with an emphasis on analytic enablement

Serves as an ‘analytics champion’ educating the business to drive adoption and usage of data analytics to further business insights for strategy development and execution

Business Analytics

Identifies, analyzes, and interprets current & emerging complex developments/business trends, assesses impact, and shares insights with senior management to incorporate trends/developments in current & future strategies

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

Utilization of technical skills in accessing and using data (SQL, SAS, etc.), predictive analytic and modeling skills (Python, R, etc.), data visualization (Tableau, Qlik, or other similar solution)

Understand complex business challenges and develop appropriate analytic framework to address the issue; lead and coach team resources to be self-directed within their functional alignment.

Leads the identification, development, and implementation of strategic process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across the team, business unit, and/or the organization.

Education and Experience

4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)

12 Years of progressively increasing experience in business analytics, modeling, and analytics strategy design directly aligned to the specific duties of this role, including 5 years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience. (Required)

Actuarial and/or financial analytics experience strongly preferred

Ancillary group insurance experience (Life, Disability, Dental, etc.) strongly preferred

Experience with SQL, SAS, Python, R, Tableau or other data visualization and/or predictive modeling tools

Travel Requirements

Travel Type: National Domestic

Travel Amount: up to 50%

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, 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.

Company info

Lincoln National Corporation
Website : https://www.lfg.com

Company Profile
Founded in 1905 with the endorsement of Abraham Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, Lincoln Financial Group is the first and only company to carry Abraham Lincoln’s name, image and ideals at the heart of our brand. For more than a century, we’ve advanced President Lincoln’s inclusive vision and values by building an honest, dependable financial services company. We're dedicated to helping Americans secure better, more optimistic futures for themselves and their loved ones.

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