Anthem, Inc Project Director - #PS11786 in Phoenix, Arizona

Project Director - #PS11786

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Field: Business Support

Requisition #: PS11786

Post Date: Jan 02, 2019

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 atone of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Project Director

Position to be filled in one of the following office locations or for a remote location must be within 1 hour of an Anthem office: Midland/Columbus-GA, Indianapolis-IN, Virginia Beach-VA, Richmond-VA, Mason-OH, Denver-CO, Fond du Lac-WI, Tampa-FL, Middletown-NY, South Portland-ME

The Project Director will be 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 included, 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.

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 Mgt preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

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 careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.