Anthem, Inc. Program Director in Indianapolis, Indiana
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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.
With the launch of the Blue High Performance Network on 1/1/2021, Anthem and the BCBSa have built the nation’s largest high performance network and a critical platform for guiding more members to value based, high performing providers.
Location: Ideal candidates will reside in the Eastern or Central Time Zone.
The Program Director is responsible for the development and ongoing management of one or more external client facing programs that are multi-state, multi-function and multi-year in scope. Program directors typically support business strategies through an integrated portfolio of external client facing programs, projects and initiatives.
This individual will play a key role in supporting the growth, evolution and maintenance of the Blue High Performance Network Program. They will be responsible for leading the evolution of the networks with cross-functional stakeholders focused on developing program strategies and monitoring execution of these plans.
Successful candidates will be self-starters who bring a mix of intellectual curiosity, a commitment to excellence, attention to detail, an interest in spanning strategy and execution, and business consulting skills.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Directs the development, planning, prioritization, approval, implementation and compliance of on-going external client facing programs.
Establishes program governance when needed to assure response to issue escalation; develops program budget and ensures program meets its stated objectives.
Provides subject matter expertise in response to day to day business issues; researches applicable subject matter practices; and remains aware of industry trends.
Develops communication documents and training criteria related to external client facing program success measures.
Develops documentation to support meeting presentations and the tracking and reporting of the program’s success.
Provides leadership to program managers and project managers.
Typically reports to an executive. Program directors typically manage external client facing programs that require managing activities and resources of multiple departments or business areas of the organization.
The health and safety of our associates, members and communities is a top priority for Anthem. This priority has become increasingly important as we continue to face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthem believes vaccination is the best way to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and protect our members, our communities, our families and ourselves. To minimize the risk of transmission of the COVID-19 virus and maintain a safe and healthy workplace, vaccination is required for this role. (At Anthem, fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since you have received the second dose of a two-dose vaccine such as Moderna or Pfizer, or the single dose of a single dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson ).
If you do not meet the requirements for this position, we encourage you to review other positions that currently allow virtual work. If you have a medical or sincerely held religious reason for not being vaccinated, consistent with applicable law, Anthem will consider requests for reasonable accommodation on this basis. Should you have any questions regarding the requirement after applying, email TalentAcquisition_VaccinationSupport@anthem.com .
- Requires a BA/BS and minimum of 10 years experience in external client facing program management, project management; complex business processes, strategic and business planning; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Project management certification (PMP) preferred.
Successful Program Director candidates will need to demonstrate a blend of talents and skills including:
Leadership of high priority, large-sized enterprise projects - Strong execution skills and business consulting acumen
Strong critical and conceptual thinking skills: Ability to identify, collect and synthesize performance data to deliver meaningful findings and action plans to leadership
Relationship management at all levels within the organization and cross functionally
Excellent communication skills - Strong situational leadership
Advanced decision making through data driven analysis
Quick and continuous learning style
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. 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.