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Senior Consultant, IT Risk Management

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Lincoln Financial Group
Physical Address

Birmingham, AL 35205
Job Description

Alternate Locations: Albuquerque, NM \(New Mexico\); Atlanta, GA \(Georgia\); Auburn, AL \(Alabama\); Bakersfield, CA \(California\); Baltimore, MD \(Maryland\); Baton Rouge, LA \(Louisiana\); Birmingham, AL \(Alabama\); Boise, ID \(Idaho\); Boston, MA \(Massachusetts\); Buffalo, NY \(New York\); Canonsburg, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Charlotte, NC \(North Carolina\); Chattanooga, TN \(Tennessee\); Cherry Hill, NJ \(New Jersey\); Chicago, IL \(Illinois\); Cincinnati, OH \(Ohio\); Cleveland, OH \(Ohio\); Columbia, SC \(South Carolina\); Columbus, GA \(Georgia\); Columbus, OH \(Ohio\); Concord, NH \(New Hampshire\); Dallas, TX \(Texas\); Deerfield Beach, FL \(Florida\); Denver, CO \(Colorado\); Detroit, MI \(Michigan\); Dover, NH \(New Hampshire\); Durham, NC \(North Carolina\); Edina, MN \(Minnesota\); Edison, NJ \(New Jersey\); Ellicott City, MD \(Maryland\); Fayetteville, SC \(South Carolina\); Florence, SC \(South Carolina\); Fort Lauderdale, FL \(Florida\); Fort Wayne, IN \(Indiana\); Fort Worth, TX \(Texas\); Gainsville, FL \(Florida\); Glen Allen, VA \(Virginia\); Glendale, CA \(California\); Grand Rapids, MI \(Michigan\); Greensboro, NC \(North Carolina\); Greenwood Village, CO \(Colorado\); Hartford, CT \(Connecticut\); Houston, TX \(Texas\); Huntsville, AL \(Alabama\); Indianapolis, IN \(Indiana\); Irvine, CA \(California\); Jackson, MS \(Mississippi\); Jacksonville, FL \(Florida\); Johnson City, TN \(Tennessee\); Kansas City, KS \(Kansas\); La Jolla, CA \(California\); Lehi, UT \(Utah\); Lexington, KY \(Kentucky\); Little Rock, AR \(Arkansas\); Los Angeles, CA \(California\); Louisville, KY \(Kentucky\); Lutherville, MD \(Maryland\); Madison, WI \(Wisconsin\); Memphis, TN \(Tennessee\); Miami, FL \(Florida\); Milwaukee, WI \(Wisconsin\); Minneapolis, MN \(Minnesota\); Montgomery, AL \(Alabama\); Nashville, TN \(Tennessee\); New Orleans, LA \(Louisiana\); New York, NY \(New York\); None; Norwood, OH \(Ohio\); Omaha, NE \(Nebraska\); Orlando, FL \(Florida\); Palm Desert, CA \(California\); Paramus, NJ \(New Jersey\); Parsippany, NJ \(New Jersey\); Philadelphia, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Phoenix, AZ \(Arizona\); Pittsburgh, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Plano, TX \(Texas\); Portland, ME \(Maine\); Portland, OR \(Oregon\); Radnor, PA \(Pennsylvania\); Raleigh, NC \(North Carolina\); Richmond, VA \(Virginia\); Rochester, NY \(New York\); Rockville, MD \(Maryland\); Rocky Hill, CT \(Connecticut\); Rolling Meadows, IL \(Illinois\); Rye Brook, NY \(New York\); Sacramento, CA \(California\); Salt Lake City, UT \(Utah\); San Antonio, TX \(Texas\); San Diego, CA \(California\); San Francisco, CA \(California\); San Jose, CA \(California\); San Ramon, CA \(California\); Schaumburg, IL \(Illinois\); Scottsdale, AZ \(Arizona\); Seattle, WA \(Washington\); Southfield, MI \(Michigan\); St\. Louis, MO \(Missouri\); Syosset, NY \(New York\); Syracuse, NY \(New York\); Tampa, FL \(Florida\); Toledo, OH \(Ohio\); Tupelo, MS \(Mississippi\); Vienna, VA \(Virginia\); Virginia Beach, VA \(Virginia\); Walnut Creek, CA \(California\); Washington, DC \(District of Columbia\); Westlake Village, CA \(California\); White Plains, NY \(New York\); Windsor, CT \(Connecticut\); Woodmere, OH \(Ohio\)

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

Requisition \#61722

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\.

The Role

This position provides leadership, direction, and functional expertise on complex projects/initiatives related to identifying, assessing, reporting and mitigating IT and Cyber risk for the enterprise\. S/he will proactively collaborate with business and technology leadership and other stakeholders to develop, recommend, and implement mitigation strategies\. S/he will develop measures to monitor effectiveness and progress of risk mitigation approaches and regularly report to leadership\.


+ Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends, both internally and externally, for IT and Cyber risk, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future strategies\.

+ Directs and enhances IT risk initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area\(s\) of responsibility\.

+ Helps design and implement the strategy for the analysis, identification, and measurement of IT operational/business/security risk for his/her assigned area\(s\) or responsibility\.

+ Partners with leadership from across the enterprise and/or various business areas to identify and evaluate risk potential, and proactively develop strategic risk mitigation strategies\.

+ Gathers and maintains inventory of IT operational and cyber risks including monitoring status and progress of approach steps\.

+ Presents reports and status updates to key stakeholders and leaders to drive the mitigation of the IT organization’s top risks\.

+ Directs and/or strategically develops systems to continuously measure and monitor assets in term of operational risk\.

+ Facilitates the evaluation of alternative means of reducing the organization’s exposure to loss\.

+ Develops and executes on both strategic and tactical IT operational and cyber risk management plans to continue to mature the risk assessment program\.

+ Directs and/or develops measures to monitor the effectiveness and progress of risk mitigation approaches\.

+ Proactively set up meetings with to understand how to better navigate the organization based on IT/Cyber Risk team’s mandate\.

+ Collaborates with Enterprise Risk Management team to develop consistent risk mitigation approaches across the enterprise\.

+ A self\-starter and takes initiative to drive progress while building rapport with internal constituents\.

+ Resourceful and self\-driven, willing to do the initial due diligence on his/her own\.

+ Attention to detail and organization skills will be essential\.


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


+ 7\+ Years experience in IT/operational risk management in an enterprise organization\.

+ Developed/Managed/Designed an IT Risk Framework and/or process\.

+ Proficiency with risk management structures and governance frameworks \(NIST, COBIT, ITIL, FFIEC, ISO, etc\.\)

+ Knowledge of how a technology organization operates in order to lead interviews and meetings with senior leaders in both the business and IT on technology risks\.

+ Provided subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area\(s\) of responsibility\.

+ Identified and directed strategic process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team,

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