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Staff VP Portfolio & Program Management - GBD

JobFamily: Business Support
Req #: PS63500
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2022

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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.

Title: Staff VP Portfolio Planning & Program Execution

Preferred Location: Indianapolis, Virginia Beach, and Atlanta, GA

We are Open to work-at-home/remote in other cities for the most qualified applicant(s)

Responsible for strategic oversight of leading, developing, and improving the Portfolio Planning & Management activities for the Government Business Division (GBD) at Anthem.  Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • GBD Portfolio governance committee management and oversight, strategic planning, project evaluation and prioritization, portfolio roadmaps, demand planning, performance metrics, and monitoring, project management, portfolio management process and tool development/implementation, and cross-functional resource alignment

  • Active coordination of cross-enterprise portfolio governance methodology and processes (ex. OTIC).

  • Establishing strong relationships across the GBD executive leadership team, collaborating closely with technology, sales, and operations leaders, and building strong partnerships with key organizations across the enterprise including Finance, HR, etc.

  • Working closely with GBD operations and technology teams to advance strategic planning efforts, improve demand management and solutioning, enable strong portfolio/program execution and increase value creation

  • Engaging with other enterprise portfolio oversight/governance and planning counterparts; and aligning well with enterprise portfolio governance and planning processes. Prepares and submits required materials

  • Identifies, develops, hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates the performance of direct reports



  • BA/BS in a related field and a minimum of 10 years of experience; with significant large-scale project management, strategic planning with broad & deep understanding of the healthcare industry; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Ability to travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Experience in financial management is a plus

  • Strong vendor management experience

  • Strong executive presence and communication skills are critical

  • Medicare experience

  • Experience in leading strategic corporate development/product management in the Healthcare industry


Applicable to Colorado Applicants Only

Annual Salary Range*: $157,000 - 225,000

Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. 

* The hourly or salary range is the range Anthem in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting.  The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.  No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law. 

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. 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, 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 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.

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.