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Inclusion & Diversity Talent Program Manager

Location: Richmond, VA
Job Family: Human Resources
Req #: PS45928-Richmond-Richmond
Date Posted: Apr 20, 2021


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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.

Inclusion & Diversity Talent Program Manager

Preferred Location: Indianapolis, IN, Atlanta, GA, Mason, OH, Louisville, KY, St. Louis, MO, Chicago, IL, Waukesha, WI, Richmond, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Wallingford, CT, or Los Angeles, CA

Will consider other locations for the most qualified applicant

The Inclusion & Diversity Talent Program Manager is responsible for developing and leading enterprise-wide talent management programs that support business strategies.  May specialize in associate, manager or executive talent identification or development. 

This role will support and provide day-to-day management of key I&D programs focused increasing the diversity of candidates in the pipeline of talent at Anthem. This role will report to the Diversity Program Director within the Inclusion and Diversity Team at Anthem.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Designs, manages and recommends innovative talent programs and practices to acquire and develop key talent. 
  • Leads the enterprise implementation of talent programs. 
  • Builds talent action plans with HR and business leaders. 
  • Develops assessment strategies. 
  • Identifies necessary resources and develops policies and practices to support programs
  • Organize program and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the initiative(s).
  • Develop and maintain a budget and operating plan for the program.
  • Ensuring goals are met in accordance with the mission and goals of the initiative(s).
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Analyzing program risks.


  • Requires a BA/BS in Organization Development, Management, HR Development or related field; 5 years related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
  • Advanced degree or professional learning and development certification preferred.
  • Proven experience in program management.
  • Proven stakeholder management skills.
  • Proven experience managing a team.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Understanding of project management.

 Key Competencies Needed for Success in Role

  • Ability to establish credibility and relationships among multiple levels of professionals, especially at the executive levels.
  • Ability to adapt communication styles across multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Excellent client consulting and partnership skills.
  • Agile process and pragmatic design thinking.
  • Builds relationships across functional boundaries- trusted partner and collaborator.
  • Communications and influences effectively.
  • Strong detail orientation/organizational skills.
  • Innovative mindset and critical thinking skills.
  • Focus and drive on accelerating business impact.

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. 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 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.

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