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Lincoln Financial Group Director, LTD Claims in Charleston, West Virginia

Alternate Locations: Work from Home; Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona)

Work Arrangement:

Remote : Work at home employee residing outside of a commutable distance to an office location.

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 73066

The Role at a Glance

This position will provide leadership and direction to ensure group results for LTD Risk. You will oversee and ensure the fair, ethical and timely management of complex claims.

What you'll be doing

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

  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives.

  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across the department.

  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects.

  • Provides training and development opportunities, including stretch assignments, for team members and gives honest and open feedback to aid in the development of talent.

  • Directs and evaluates individual/team performance and takes appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards.

  • Establishes and implements priorities, performance goals and objectives to ensure group results.

  • Directs and provides leadership to continually improve the capability and results.

  • Ensures that top talent is hired and retained.

  • Directs the processing and administration of all aspects of LTD complex claims ensuring accurate and timely claim management.

  • Develops and executes claim initiatives which have substantial impact on the success of claims handling, enhance the customer experience and successfully meet the annual business operating priorities.

  • Monitors and assesses trends in claims, identifies opportunities, and implements industry leading, best practices to enhance the customer experience and improve claim management effectiveness.

  • Monitors and implements claims policy and guidelines in compliance with claim objectives and insurance laws and regulations.

  • Develops, maintains and analyzes appropriate metrics and control mechanisms for claims including using data and analysis to improve business results by targeting opportunities and process improvements within claims.

  • Approves and makes complex claim management related financial decisions consistent with company guidelines.

  • Provides subject matter expertise and technical guidance to claim team members on claims adjudication.

  • Reviews and resolves complex escalated issues and concerns.

  • Ensures all LTD claims are eligible or ineligible for payment conform to quality, production standards and specifications.

  • Ensures claims processing is consistent with applicable policies, procedures and department guidelines.

  • Develops and maintains close customer ties, articulates customer needs, keeps priorities in focus with the desires and expectations of the customer.

  • Collaborates with internal and/or external stakeholders to ensure effective service delivery of more complex claims.

  • Ensures regular quality audits for claim team members work.

  • Ensures all settlement decisions are accurate and fair.

  • Develops, manages and oversees the budget for LTD

What we’re looking for

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

  • 7+ Years of experience years in Claims, with the majority being aligned to LTD claims

  • 3+ years of managerial, supervisory, and/or demonstrated leadership experience (Required)

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:

  • Clearly defined career tracks and levels 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

Pay Range: $90,300 - $164,700

Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group helps people to plan, protect and retire with confidence. As of Dec. 31, 2023, approximately 17 million customers trust our guidance and solutions across four core businesses – annuities, life insurance, group protection and retirement plan services. As of December 31, 2023, the company had $295 billion in end-of-period account balances, net of reinsurance. Headquartered in Radnor, Pa., Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. Learn more at LincolnFinancial.com.

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.

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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 (https://www.e-verify.gov) notices.

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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.

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