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Anthem, Inc.

Project Manager or Project Manager Senior-137704

Anthem, Inc. - Alexandria, VA

Anthem, Inc. is the nation's leading health benefits company serving the needs of approximately 40 million medical members nationwide. Project Manager/Project Manager, Sr.HealthCore, Inc., a health services research firm, is seeking a Project Manager/Project Manager, Sr. for its national Integrated Research Network® to join our dynamic company in our Wilmington, DE; Andover and Watertown, MA; or Alexandria, VA office.  Founded in 1996, and now an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., HealthCore provides the health care system, biopharmaceutical industry, academia, and the Federal Government with \real-world\ data to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of healthcare. HealthCore’s projects range from retrospective to large-scale, prospective studies in the areas of drug, vaccine, and medical device safety surveillance, risk management, pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, and comparative effectiveness research. The Project Manager/Project Manager, Sr. will be responsible for optimization and documentation of project plans, coordination and sequencing of tasks for a large multi-faceted team, alignment of activities and travel within budgets, and tracking and maintenance of timelines and the overall efficiency of projects from beginning to end.  This position requires the ability to manage multiple projects of varying sizes and duration, including large projects from a global perspective that incorporate both the business and technical aspects of the project.  A key role for this position will be collaborating in strategic planning and actively participating on the business unit leadership team.Responsibilities
Provides strategic counsel on all communication format best practices and tactics that align with project objectives/goals. Collaborates in the development of communication strategy and planning for assigned projects. Develops functional specifications and requirement documents. Develops and manages project timelines.  Collaborates with subject matter experts, internal and external staff, designers and writers to ensure functional specifications and document requirements are met. Prepare communication/project materials for non-technical audience.  Drafts and maintains project budgets. 
Applies projectmanagement knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems, coaches and mentors project team members; defines, recommends and secures contractual agreements for services and products; coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implement plans, and collaborates in the development of service-level agreements for providers and other partners on a national and global basis; maintains project systems and identifies and reports on project metrics; defines quality gates for each project methodology phase;defines critical success factors;  and establishes and manages the project warranty  period as assigned.

Job Requirements
This position requires a BA/BS in a related field. Masters or doctoral level degree or relevant education in health sciences and/or equivalent training in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services research, or a related field, is preferred.  Minimum 3 years (5 years for Sr. level) professional project management experience required during which at least 2 years (3 years for Sr. level) leading and directing project tasks, or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required. Experience within a research environment and physician, facility and integrated delivery system contracting and relationship management is highly regarded.  Working at HealthCoreIn addition to a dynamic work environment, HealthCore offers a competitive salary and an comprehensive benefits program including a 401(k) plan; health, dental, and vision insurance; discounted fitness club membership; life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance coverage; tuition assistance, an employee stock purchase plan and free parking.  As an independently operating subsidiary of Anthem, HealthCore offers the resources of the nation’s leading health benefits company in a small company environment.  HealthCore is headquartered in Wilmington, DE, midway between New York City and Washington, DC, with offices in Andover, MA and Alexandria, VA. To learn more about us or apply for a position, please visit

14 days 13 hours ago

Anthem, Inc.


Project Manager or Project Manager Senior-137704 Anthem, Inc. - Alexandria, VA, United States


Location: Alexandria, VA

Company Profile:
The company was formed when WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and Anthem, Inc. merged in 2004 to become the nation's leading health benefits company. The parent company originally assumed the WellPoint, Inc. name at the time of the merger. In December 2014, WellPoint, Inc. changed its corporate name to Anthem, Inc. The Anthem brand is built on a foundation of trust – it’s the name consumers are most familiar with as a trusted health care partner through our affiliated health plans. Anthem, Inc. is one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States. Through its affiliated health plans, Anthem companies deliver a number of leading health benefit solutions through a broad portfolio of integrated health care plans and related services, along with a wide range of specialty products such as life and disability insurance benefits, dental, vision, behavioral health benefit services, as well as long term care insurance and flexible spending accounts. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Anthem, Inc. is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving members in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin; and specialty plan members in other states.