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Anthem, Inc. Portfolio Director in Winston Salem, North Carolina


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Looking for a growth role in an organization that is responsible for driving our Digital initiatives? We are seeking a seasoned professional whose super powers are in project/program management and operational processes. A successful candidate will demonstrate advanced skills in overall organization and in oral/written communications to leaders of all levels. You will be working on a dynamic team that partners with internal clients to drive our Digital First initiatives.

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.

Portfolio Director (PS38934)

Location: Must live within a reasonable distance of an Anthem office, or be willing to relocate.

Responsible for organizing a series of work into a single portfolio consisting of reports that capture project objectives, costs, timelines, accomplishments, resources, risks and other critical factor project delivery and budget forecasting on a short, medium and long term basis based.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads strategic project planning and annual budgeting.

  • Support senior/executive management business partners to plan and ensure project objectives are met and budget aligns with Digital budget objectives.

  • Support 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, including documenting decisions, identifying opportunities to enhance interaction models, and providing executive status reporting.

  • Support 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.

  • Partners with internal team to support future systems direction for both internally developed and vendor maintained systems and performs feasibility studies.

Requires BA/BS degree; 10+ years of experience in related field; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Digital background strongly preferred

  • Experience in healthcare is a plus

  • 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 is a plus.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.