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Portfolio Director in Atlanta, GA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Leads strategic project planning and annual budgeting. Leads senior/executive management business partners to plan and ensure project objectives are met and budget aligns with IT budget objectives. Leads strategic direction for aligning a specific organizations project plan of record and annual goal objectives with annual operating budget by specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identifying risks, contingency plans, identification of budget and achieving long-term and short-term financial objectives with the primary goal of ensuring that ROI thresholds are met. Leads and manages portfolio and project activities of the business unit and develops relationships with the business. Directs and coordinates budget activities of multiple projects and evaluates the impacts of changes from original portfolio plans across multiple projects to provide direction. 

Leads strategies to remove barriers to ensure that portfolio initiatives are delivered on time and within budget. Partners with vendors for service delivery and the delivery of technology solutions for the business unit. Provides leadership to executive management to determine future systems direction for both internally developed and vendor maintained systems and performs feasibility studies.  Develops business strategies, roadmaps, and plans.  Translates planning into delivery execution for various projects ranging from AI and Blockchain to Innovation and Modernization 
Requires BA/BS degree; 10+ years of experience in related field; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Experience in organizing a series of large size projects into a single portfolio.  Experience in multiple technical and business disciplines.  Broad based experience to plan and design large complex project portfolios. Masters’ degree, multiple trade certifications or other continuing education preferred. Incumbent should also have an expertise understanding of the Enterprise Annual Governing Process Life Cycle.
Prefer at least 2 years of consulting experience in the areas of technology and strategy for large health plans.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2016 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.


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