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Actuary, Group Protection

Lincoln Financial Group Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Alternate Locations:Atlanta, GA (Georgia); Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #57667

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 customers 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

In the newly-created role, as a Risk Management Actuary youwill be responsible for supporting the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) activities within the Group Protection division. This includes providing complex actuarial analysis and recommendations for his/her assigned area of responsibility. The focus of this role is to deliver insightful, value added, actionable risk analytics and governance to drive business results. Risk management areas of focus include pricing and product development governance, risk self-assessments and assumption management.


Risk Management

  • Assists in the development and upgrade of the quality of actuarial investigations and evaluation of the financial well-being of the Group Protection Business.
  • Assists in the development of risk/return pricing standards and risk management methodologies based on actuarial and economic principles.
  • Leads the oversight and review of new product strategies, development, design, pricing, and implementation.
  • Assist with the identification and management of risks and opportunities via a robust risk self-assessment process.
  • Participates or leads workgroups by evaluating issues and opportunities of risk significance.
  • Provides leadership that supports the Corporate Actuarial Assumption Governance process.
  • Leads the creation and maintenance of a Group Protection actuarial assumption database.
  • Leads efforts to encourage assumption setting transparency in pricing, valuation, financial and risk management practices.
  • Partner with Corporate Actuarial to ensure aligned Group Protection and Corporate ERM functions.

Relationship Management

  • Maintains a network of internal and external strategic relationships to help achieve business objectives
  • Utilizes informal and formal channels to drive outcomes
  • Develops creative and collaborative approaches to driving customer-focused solutions which also benefit the companys top and bottom lines
  • Partners with leaders and peers within product development, pricing, valuation, finance within the group protection business and corporate enterprise risk management.
  • Articulates information in a way that can be interpreted and understood at all levels


  • Ensures area(s) of responsibility is meeting all objectives pertaining to quality, compliance, regulations, productivity and customer service
  • Keeps current in industry trends, issues and technology
  • Plans strategies, anticipating what is ahead; prioritizes team and individual objectives based on the enterprises vision, mission, values and goals
  • Consistently generates innovative solutions and drives change initiatives that impact business performance beyond ones own area


  • Undergraduate Degree or 4+ years of comparable work experience; education concentration in Actuarial Sciencesis preferred.
  • ASA designation is required. FSA preferred.


  • 5-7+ years of increasing financial, product and management experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position
  • Experience and/or proficiency in pricing and/or ERM functions is preferred.
  • Experience with Group non-medical products is preferred.
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possess a bias for action and avoids workplace distraction.
  • Drives performance targets to completion.

This position may be subject to Lincolns 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 Lincolns 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.

Job Details

Date Posted November 30, 2018
Date Closes December 30, 2018
Requisition 57667-en_US
Located In Atlanta, GA
Department Actuarial
SOC Category 00-0000.00