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Portfolio Manager Sr

Location: Chicago, IL
JobFamily: Information Technology
Req #: PS52917
Date Posted: Dec 8, 2021

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Description

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.

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:

  • Coordinates and/or leads strategic project planning and annual budgeting.
  • Coordinates with senior/executive management business partners to plan and ensure project objectives are met and budget aligns with IT budget objectives.
  • Coordinates and/or provides 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 and/or leads portfolio and project activities of the business unit and develops relationships with the business.
  • Provides support, direction and remove roadblocks to ensure all enterprise portfolio initiatives are delivered on time and in budget and achieve ROI thresholds.
  • Works with management to determine future systems direction for both internally developed and vendor maintained systems and performs feasibility studies.
  • Understands Resource Capacity Management and works with Resource Managers to manage a portfolio according to governance processes, budgeting and forecasting.

 

Qualifications

Requires BA/BS and 5+ years of experience organizing a series of large size projects into a single portfolio, project management experience and experience in multiple technical and business disciplines and broad-based experience to plan and design large, highly complex project portfolios; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Master’s degree, multiple trade certifications or other continuing education preferred. Incumbent should also have an expertise understanding of the Enterprise Annual Governing Process Life Cycle.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s 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.

 

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