Anthem, Inc. Portfolio Manager in Norfolk, Virginia
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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 care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
*This position can be located within a 50-mile radius of an Anthem office.
As a Portfolio Manager, you will be 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. This position is a leadership role over our contracts, reporting and financials.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Participates in strategic project planning and annual budgeting.
Interacts closely with senior management business partners to plan and ensure project objectives are met and budget aligns with IT budget objectives.
Provide strategic direction for aligning a specific organization’s 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.
Coordinates portfolio and project activities of the business unit and develops relationships with the business.
Manages execution of portfolio objectives and interacts closely with end uses, business technologists and other to prioritize business needs.
Works with resource managers to manage portfolio according to governance processes, budgeting and forecasting.
Skills needed to thrive in this role:
Requires BA/BS degree; broad based experience to plan and design low to medium complex project portfolios; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Service Now experience a plus
Ariba experience a plus
Contract understanding, negotiation and management
Multiple trade certifications or other continuing education preferred.
5+ years professional project management experience with 3 years spent leading and directing multiple project tasks preferred.
Incumbent should also have an understanding of the Enterprise Annual Governing Process Life Cycle.
Accounting/Financial management background preferred.
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®,Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 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.