Anthem Vice President of Portfolio Governance 135308 in Deerfield, Illinois

/Your Talent. Our Vision/. At AIM Specialty Health (AIM), a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, 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.

Our Company AIM Specialty Health ® (AIM) is a leading specialty benefits management company with more than 20 years of experience and a growing presence in the management of radiology, cardiology, oncology, sleep management, and specialty drugs. Our mission is to make healthcare services more clinically appropriate, safer and more affordable. As such, we promote the most appropriate use of specialty care services through the application of widely accepted clinical guidelines delivered via an innovative platform of technologies and services.

The VP Portfolio & Governance is responsible for leading enterprise-wide project and program activity and organizing resources to conduct project management and business analysis for the corporate operations project portfolio. The ideal candidate for this position will have a background in consulting, program and project management, including coordination of activities across business analysis, operations and/or technology teams in a healthcare environment.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leads planning, organization and management of integration, regulatory and operations projects across the enterprise.

  • Leads teams that works with project sponsors and stakeholders to develop project plans including the scope statement, work breakdown structure, schedule, and communication plan.

  • Works with business leaders to ensure resource availability, workload and performance as well as to drive project vision through effective risk management and manage changes through a defined change management system. Implements the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.

  • Works closely with key personnel and subject matter experts across all departments to ensure coordinated management of project activities.

  • Manages team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, and ensure project efficiency.

  • Organize and facilitate cross-functional project meetings.

  • Track and report on project status including schedule and scope adherence, risks and issues.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems.

  • Perform business requirements analysis on project proposals.

  • Establish a process for developing business cases supported by qualitative and quantitative business analysis.

  • Identify and support enterprise-wide training opportunities.

  • Support the development of tools and training materials, as required, to support project objectives.

  • Develop, maintain and distribute project documentation, as required.

  • Interface with key personnel within client, vendor, regulatory or other business partners.

  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of company strategic objectives, product offerings, platform/system enhancements, and any industry, legislative, or regulatory changes that may impact the company portfolio of products and services.

  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned and required.

Qualifications development of applications and platforms from the user’s perspective. Makes decisions based on facts, asking the right questions and weighing the pros & cons. Has experience with scaled systems and understands data and system integration; should also have a good understanding of security from a data and process perspective.

  • Knows his/her strengths and areas of development opportunities

Skills/Abilities: * Established team builder with a track record of attracting top talent and developing them

  • Open and frequent communicator at all levels of the organization with a genuine sensitivity and commitment to the development needs of the organization

  • Strong leadership, influencing, and relationship skills with proven track record at all levels within an organization – role model for ‘owning the outcome’

  • A true self-starter with strong conflict resolution and self-determined decision-maker that can quickly and independently assesses business requirements and become a trusted and integral part of the senior leadership team

  • Effective at integrating customers, data teams and engineers in such a way that drives excitement, innovation, continuous improvement and significantly improves performance

  • Deep understanding of key tools used in governing/managing software and quality including, but not limited to, dev-ops, UI/UX design, frameworks and data design

  • Strong experience in process re-engineering, hands-on operational management and change management. Proven track record in driving large software development and quality programs at an enterprise level

  • Demonstrated leader capable of partnering / driving business and technology colleagues in establishing a highly functioning governance program

  • Demonstrated ability to engage senior business leaders in establishing ownership/accountability, securing funding and committing resources to resolve chronic quality issues

  • Experienced in building software development and quality strategies

  • Thought leader in the organization with advanced project management skills and the ability to effectively lead teams

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Title: Vice President of Portfolio Governance 135308

Location: IL-Deerfield

Requisition ID: 135308