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Anthem, Inc. Project Director in Mason, Ohio


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.

Project Director

The Enterprise Analytics Hub promotes a new way of thinking and collaboration to drive Anthem’s enterprise strategy. The Hub has accountability for efforts to derive critical clinical and business insight from Anthem’s rich healthcare ecosystem to improve healthcare quality, safety, access, and affordability. This team partners with Anthem’s business units to set analytics priorities, build new advanced analytic capabilities, conduct hypothesis-driven discovery with an end-to-end mindset, and drive value creation through the production of breakthrough insights that are utilized to propel our growth. The Program Director role is an essential leadership position in both facilitating insights and turning them into action. Leaders in this role will develop broad, robust relationships across Anthem and practical skills that will serve them in career growth for years to come.

The Project Director is responsible for driving the efficiency and effectiveness of multiple Analytics Hub projects. This leader promotes cross-functional team collaboration, adherence to established goals, and management of project progress. Possesses awareness of significant contributing factors to manage project change, demonstrates a solid understanding of the end to end business processes, critical IT dependencies, and relationships across the Enterprise to foster alignment.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages multiple projects across discovery Domains, influencing at all levels within the team, often setting strategy and direction

  • Works with Domain leader to determine project scope; develops resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans

  • Coaches and mentors project team members

  • Responsible for end-to-end time and milestone management as the key partner of the Domain Leader. Organizes cadence of key executive meetings, working team sessions, cross-organization alignment. Includes calendaring, recording meetings, meeting minutes. Also includes management of artifacts and collaboration tools (such as Microsoft Teams, repository of key data, etc.)

  • Remediates issues observed across team (such as misalignment, lack of time being spent on project, etc.) and escalates when appropriate

  • Develops training plans for insight adoption to facilitate business actions

  • Be an advocate of continuous improvement and industry recognized best practices in Agile

  • Serve as integrator of work and key thought partner to the Domain Leader



  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field and minimum of 9 years professional project management experience, which at least 7 years are spent leading and directing large project tasks; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or other advanced degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Experience managing projects in an Agile environment

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Experience identifying and mitigating risks/pain points with projects

    Additional Info

    Must be within commuting distance of an Anthem office

    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 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.

    REQNUMBER: PS60958-Mason-Mason