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Project Manager Senior

Location: NJ
JobFamily: Business Support
Req #: PS60840
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2022

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SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Our 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 project management role will focus on Change Management. A successful candidate will actively engage with business partners and stakeholders to understand business operations and goals and create a roadmap to achieve change adoption.  A successful candidate will have experience in transformational initiatives to deploy a consistent and effective change approach that aligns with Anthem’s culture resulting in an exceptional experience, desired business outcomes and adoption by all stakeholders. 

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: 

 •  Manage multiple projects of varying sizes and duration including large projects from a global perspective that incorporates both the business and     technical aspects of the project
•    Partners with Change Management Center of Excellence, to transfer best practices and processes to the Claims Payment Operations organization.
•    Prepares for change by assessing the magnitude and complexity of the change with the organization’s change readiness and associated risks. 
•    Conducts thorough methodological investigations to identify key stakeholders impacted by the change and determines the appropriate timing of that change.
•    Creates engagement and communications strategies/plans to ensure all stakeholders are fully aware of impending changes. 
•    Works with appropriate departments to create coaching plans for leaders and associates and other key stakeholders. Conducts an impact assessment for stakeholders affected by the change items.
•    Performs quantitative and qualitative assessments of change success and change adoption.
•    Applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. 
•    In addition to all responsibilities of a project manager this position coaches and mentors project team members; mentors other project managers; 
•    Determines project scope; develops resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans; develops training plans;
•    Develops requirements documents; develops project approval matrix;
•    Coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implement plans, and develops service-level agreements for vendor partners and global resources firms; 
•    Defines quality gates for each project methodology phase; 
•    Defines critical success factors; and establishes and manages the project warranty period. as assigned. 
•    Actively leads, directs, coordinates and provides visibility into engagement, communications, and training efforts for all transformation initiatives. 



•    BA/BS in a related field 
•    5+ years professional project management experience required during which at least 3 years are spent leading and directing project tasks, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 
•    Relevant professional-level change management, organization development or business transformation experience required.
Experience working in project delivery, understanding the balance required to deliver change management within constraints and competing priorities.
•    Strong communication and presentation skills required.

Preferred Qualifications
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
•    Significant experience in both technical change management and organizational change management.
•    Three or more years of project leadership experience with the ability to lead and influence others across the organization required.

If this job is assigned to any Government Business Division entity, the applicant and incumbent fall under a 'sensitive position' work designation and may be subject to additional requirements beyond those associates outside Government Business Divisions. Requirements include but are not limited to more stringent and frequent background checks and/or government clearances, segregation of duties principles, role-specific training, monitoring of daily job functions, and sensitive data handling instructions. Associates in these jobs must follow the specific policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. as stated by the Government Business Division in which they are employed.

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact [email protected] for assistance.

Please be advised that Anthem only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Anthem. Accordingly, Anthem is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Anthem. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Anthem.