Job Details

Sr. Consultant Vendor Management

Company name
Lincoln National Corporation

Annapolis, MD, United States

Employment Type

Consulting, Project Management

Posted on
Aug 01, 2022

Valid Through
Nov 14, 2022

Apply for this job


Alternate Locations: Work from Home

Work Arrangement: Work from Home

Relocation assistance: : is not available for this opportunity.

Pay Range: $83,500 - $179,100

Bonus Potential: 5%

Requisition #: 69254

The Role at a Glance:

We’re excited to add a Sr. Consultant, Vendor Management to the IT Organization.

In this role, you will provide complex vendor management knowledge, capability, consulting, support and implementation to develop and execute vendor management solutions in alignment with business goals and objectives. The role will manage all aspects of the relationship with vendors, to drive favorable relationships with senior leaders / stakeholders / vendors, maximize the value of vendor engagements, and mitigate risk.. The role will also manage assigned internal relationships to ensure vendors meet expectations.

What you'll be doing

Assess & identify potential risks when reviewing new processes, services & procedures

Assess complex internal/external customer needs to develop key performance indicators for vendors

Develop & drives implementation of the governance processes as outlined in contracts & the internal LFG governance processes with regard to managing suppliers including the tracking and monitoring of contracted deliverables (e.g. termination clauses, pricing, SLAs, etc.) and obligations

Develop & present effective communications to senior management

Directly monitor Service Level Agreements & performance against penalty clauses for vendors

Drive innovative dialogue with internal/external stakeholders and suppliers to find solutions to enhance processes within their assigned area(s)

Direct and enhance organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility

Effectively coordinate & collaborate with assigned area(s), as well as Legal, Corporate Compliance & other key partners to drive achievement of business goals & objectives

Identify and direct the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for their assigned area(s) of responsibility

Identify complex issues, problems, or changes; conducts research, tracks, and reports on supplier SLA issues. Monitors escalated issues to ensure resolution and that suppliers meet or exceed service levels

Partner with assigned area(s) to ensure proper protocols are in place to support vendor contracts and regulatory needs related to vendor services

Partner with internal stakeholders to monitor, evaluate & review vendor expenses

Researches, develops, implements & monitors vendor management initiatives for assigned area(s) that support growth & profitability

Serves as subject matter expert & point of contact on escalated issues; monitors delivery problems and improves the quality of the relationship between LFG & its suppliers

Utilizes Supplier Lifecyle Performance application or other technology to effectively monitor & track vendors, projects & tasks

Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions

What we're looking for

Must have

5-7 years experience in vendor management, supply chain management, and/or any related field (required)

4 year Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) - Minimum required

Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to drive, build, and maintain favorable relationships with senior-most leaders across Lincoln and its supply base

Aptitude to build, foster, and maintain positive, professional relationships across Lincoln and its supply base

Develop and deliver presentations that convey a compelling story of current, future, and ideal state of business through concise, well-organized slides for high-stakes meetings that affect critical business decisions. and secure alignment across multiple stakeholders, scheduling, and leading meetings with internal and external senior-level stakeholders.

Experienced project management skills – Significant coordination across multiple stakeholders / business units

Experience with extracting requirements from contracts to determine supplier deliverables, services level expectations, etc., access Ariba to identify spend / run reports, assemble performance metrics / KPIs, etc.)

Nice to have:

Experience working with IT Vendors and Stakeholders

PMI Certification

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:

A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

PTO/parental leave

Competitive 401K and employee benefits (

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

Work Arrangement

Work from Home : Employees will work from home and are not required to work in a Lincoln office on a regular basis.

Lincoln will evaluate the following when setting the successful candidate's wage rate:

• Prior work or industry experience.

• Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

• Unique skills

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 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 $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, 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.

Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive ( 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.

Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on Facebook ( , Twitter ( , LinkedIn ( financial,idx:3-1-3&trk=tyah) , and Instagram ( . Sign up for email alerts at

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 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 ( notices.

Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify. Ver el E-Verify ( avisos.

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 :

Similar Jobs:
87,013 Job Information Deloitte Cyber Integrated Risk Management Archer/Service Now Senior Consultant in New Carrollton Maryland Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional gro...
87,013 Job Information Deloitte Cyber Integrated Risk Management Archer/Service Now Consultant in New Carrollton Maryland Deloitte Cyber Integrated Risk Management Consultant Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment ...
Description Are you searching for an exciting next step in your career as a training professional? Would you enjoy being a part of envisioning the future of training design and delivery in a technical organization? If so, we're lo...
What I liked about the service is that it had such a comprehensive collection of jobs! I was using a number of sites previously and this took up so much time, but in joining EmploymentCrossing, I was able to stop going from site to site and was able to find everything I needed on EmploymentCrossing.
John Elstner - Baltimore, MD
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
ConsultingCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
ConsultingCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2022 ConsultingCrossing - All rights reserved. 168 192