Anthem Project Director #PS13459 in Jefferson City, Missouri

Project Director #PS13459


Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Field: Business Support

Requisition #: PS13459

Post Date: 6 days ago

This position is open to Any Anthem location, or as remote, IN, OH, MO, KY, TN. Must live within 1 hour of an Anthem office.

The Project Director is responsible for all of the requirements for Sr. Project Manager plus demonstrates the ability to identify key people to bring about change and understands underlying cultural dynamics to develop a network of contacts and target specific people to achieve project goals and objectives. Possesses awareness of significant contributing factors to manage project change, demonstrates a solid understanding of the end to end business processes and the critical IT dependencies as well as knowledge of additional regions and Enterprise needs .

Primary duties may included, but are not limited to:

Manages projects across business units, regions or the enterprise;

Influences at all levels within the organization, often setting strategy and direction;

Coaches and mentors project team members;

Mentors other project managers around project management methodology;

Determines project scope; develops resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans;

Develops training plans;

Defines, recommends and secures contractual agreements for services and products;

Coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implement plans, and develops service-level agreements for vendor partners and global resources firms;

Develops requirements documents;

Develops project approval matrix; identifies project team training and tool needs;

Defines quality gates for each project methodology phase;

Defines critical success factors;

Establishes and manages the project warranty period.


Requires a BA/BS in a related field; Minimum of 9 years professional project management experience required during 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. Masters in Project Mgt preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required. 25% travel required.