Anthem Manager Program / Project Management - may consider working remotely #PS6027 in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Manager Program / Project Management - may consider working remotely #PS6027


Location: United States

Field: Business Support

Requisition #: PS6027

Post Date: 6 days ago

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.

Manager Program / Project Management

Open to most Anthem locations - may consider working remotely

Responsible for ensuring the overall success of multiple, cross-functional programs/projects through functional managers. Programs may include cultural change, regional planning, process improvement, change management, and quality initiatives. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans program/project scope and design.

  • Facilitates determination of required deliverables and validation of ROI.

  • Establishes process to continually monitor program progress.

  • Develops metrics and program/project reporting tools.

  • Analyzes variance to program/project plan.

  • Leads building of documentation to support business objectives and ensure consistency.

  • Responsible for championing local stakeholders and tactical decision-makers.

  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports.

The Manager Program and Project Management will lead a team of 20 Analysts + Contractors supporting WGS Claims.

Skills and Competencies:

Experience in WGS Preferred

Executing for Results

  • Hold oneself to the highest standards of accountability; has the ability to drive change while maintaining operating effectiveness; monitors results; tackles problems directly and delegates effectively

  • Ability to effectively navigate the organization and build meaningful relationships

  • Leverage and apply experience with multiple Software Delivery approaches (Agile SAFe, Kanban, Waterfall) to shape and influence project and team execution

  • Think broadly and end to end recognizing the impact of decisions and actions on Anthem’s customers and key stakeholders

  • Effective time management and prioritization skills

Communication and Influence

  • Ask tough questions, challenge and engage associates, teams, and leaders in conversation to ensure the right things happen for the business

  • Help associates, teams, and leaders understand business implications of actions, influencing a change in direction as needed

  • Has the leadership presence to influence direction and inspire confidence with Anthem’s leaders

Focus your people

  • Focus associates on critical business priorities and coach associates on effective project execution

  • Coach associates through the migration from WGS to WGS Prime ensuring they have the training, mentoring, and support needed for effective execution of their role

  • Create an environment that enables and focuses people on the company’s mission and vision

  • Inspire superior performance by cultivating ownership and personal commitment to goals and objectives as well as personal growth

Requires a BA/BS degree, 5-7 years of experience in project/program management, process reengineering, organizational design, and/or implementation; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Ability to travel maybe required.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.