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Description

SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

The Project Director is responsible for all of the requirements for Sr. Project Manager plus demonstrates the ability to identify key people to bring about change and understands underlying cultural dynamics to develop a network of contacts and target specific people to achieve project goals and objectives. Possesses awareness of significant contributing factors to manage project change, demonstrates a solid understanding of the end to end business processes and the critical IT dependencies as well as knowledge of additional regions and Enterprise needs.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages projects across business units, regions or the enterprise
  • Influences at all levels within the organization, often setting strategy and direction
  • Coaches and mentors project team members
  • Mentors other project managers around project management methodology
  • Determines project scope; develops resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans
  • Develops training plans; defines, recommends and secures contractual agreements for services and products
  • Coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implement plans, and develops service-level agreements for vendor partners and global resources firms
  • Develops requirements documents; develops project approval matrix
  • Identifies project team training and tool needs
  • Defines quality gates for each project methodology phase; defines critical success factors; establishes and manages the project warranty period.

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We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

Qualifications

Anthem’s workplace of the future will be both physical and virtual with the number of sites optimized

to promote access to diverse, top talent.

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field; Minimum of 9 years professional project management experience required during which at least 7 years are spent leading and directing large project tasks, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Masters in Project Management preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Preferred skills:

  • Healthcare background/experience
  • Project management background/experience
  • Hold active PMI (PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACI) or Agile Certifications (CSM, SA, etc.)
  • Advanced level- MS TEAMS knowledge
  • Experience with large PMO structures
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively and simply– both verbally and in writing
  • Strong PowerPoint skills with the ability to present to all levels of the organization, including senior leadership
  • Consultative skills
  • Expert organizational and project management skills; ability to organize and structure programs and projects for effective execution
  • Large, complex multiple system implementation program management experience
  • Expert experience with multiple delivery models including Agile SAFe, Waterfall, Hybrid
  • Business management or consulting experience
  • Ability to function effectively and diplomatically within a fast-paced environment

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As one of America’s largest health benefits companies, we at Anthem have a profound appreciation for service. Our organization proudly supports our Nation’s active, reserve, and veteran military service members and their spouses.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your life and career, while still protecting and serving others. Come see for yourself why Anthem is recognized as a Top Employer by GI Jobs and among the “Best of the Best: Top Veteran Friendly Companies” by US Veterans Magazine.

Who We Are Looking For 

Anthem, Inc. is seeking military veterans across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  If you are a military veteran or military veteran spouse, Anthem, Inc. is looking to hire you.

Join Anthem's Military and Veteran Talent Network: https://anthemcareers.ttcportals.com/pages/military

Should I Apply?

Are you a transitioning member of the military or a military veteran who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Anthem, Inc. is currently looking for job seekers with  Operations experience.  If you are interested in a career in one of these fields, check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

What Happens After I Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on an Anthem, Inc. job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on Anthem's career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Anthem's career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Anthem, Inc. reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

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