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Greensboro NC Full Time Posted: Thursday, 10 January 2019
 
 
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Alternate Locations: Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #58201

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.

The Role

The VP, Cloud Transformation Lead will provide strategy and executive leadership for the adoption of Cloud Practice across the Lincoln lines of business (LOBs). S/he will provide thought leadership and expertise to influence leaders across the enterprise to facilitate and accelerate cloud application migration work.

Responsibilities

  • Provides thought leadership and expertise to drive and sequence Enterprise adoption of Cloud practice across the Lincoln LOBs.
  • Promotes and exposes progress with Cloud penetration and integrates cloud strategy work with DevOps, Infrastructure, and Security to support the Digital strategy.
  • Influences and educates leaders across enterprise on Cloud Application Migration initiatives.
  • Drives Cloud adoption initiatives while ensuring effective execution and alignment to the IT strategy.
  • Provides critical thought leadership and expertise on best practices and approaches to ensure Cloud migration deliverables remain on track and delivered as committed.
  • Advises senior leadership on progress towards key milestones.
  • Creates, leads and drives the creation of metrics to monitor implementation progress and measure benefit realization for all Cloud migration deliverables.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging Cloud developments/trends, assesses the impact, and collaborates with executive/senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future Cloud strategies.
  • Creates, leads and drives the identification, development, and implementation of strategic process improvements that improve quality across the team, business unit, and/or the organization as it relates to Cloud transformation.
  • Creates, leads and drives and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within the Cloud space.
  • Provides highly specialized expertise and thought leadership to internal/external stakeholders for the Cloud space.
  • Builds organizational capability within the Cloud space.
  • Creates, leads and drives approved Cloud strategy.
  • Creates, leads and drives the development and implementation of an execution plan inclusive of quick wins/proof of concepts to realize immediate benefits within the Cloud space.

Education

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

Experience

  • 10+ Years of experience in technology adoption including strong experience with Cloud technology transformation. (Required)
  • Must have prior experience leading Cloud migration across an enterprise.
  • Experience with DevOps Infrastructure (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and business plans to deliver and exceed expected business objectives and results.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement processes improvements.
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (eg senior/executive management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.
  • Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among senior/executive management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.
  • Understands the interdependencies of how people and organizations function and can negotiate through complex political situations effectively.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.
  • Demonstrated experience as a thought leader. Will be able to demonstrate being sought after for advice, counsel, and judgment.
  • Must be a SME in Cloud Technology, with proven experience successfully pivoting as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills with demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of management through clear, informed and logical discussions/presentations.
  • Advocates effectively, readily command attention and respect in groups as demonstrated by people listening to and getting on board with initiatives for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility
  • Strong decision-making skills, proven good judgement #LI-KM1

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.


Greensboro NC, United States of America
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Lincoln Financial
Lincoln Financial
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