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Anthem, Inc. Tech Project Manager in Norfolk, Virginia


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.

Location: Norfolk, VA

Works with business partners to identify and implement multiple technical projects of varying sizes, as defined by Company methodology, such as broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, building enterprise applications or data warehouse planning and development.

Manages projects at least $1M in size or equal complexity. Directs system analysts, software designers and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives.

Works with moderate guidance and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. Operates within defined parameters using project management methodology.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the development of a prescribed planning document

  • Develops project charter

  • Partners with sponsors to secure project approval

  • Develops communication management plan

  • Defines project team roles and responsibilities, develops work plan structure and project schedule

  • Develops deployment plan

  • Leads project meetings; identifies, documents, prioritizes scope changes, facilitates approval process

  • Maintains and updates all project documents; secures the appropriate skill sets for project; sets and manages expectations with resource managers and team members

  • Provides performance feedback to team members and resource managers; maintains issue log; facilitates resolution of issues; executes communication plans

  • Regularly reports status of reports

  • Manages and monitors ROI throughout the project lifecycle; tracks and manages time and budget against plan

  • Develops testing strategy; conduct project close-out activities; prepares and participates in quality review checkpoints

  • Obtain/secure and archive necessary approval

  • Manage and update project plan; and performs other duties as assigned



BA/BS in Information Systems or related major. Minimum of 3 years project management experience and 3-5 years’ experience in broad-based Information Systems


  • Full life-cycle application development and/or building Enterprise applications and/or data warehouse planning and development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts, managing resources in a matrix environment, and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization required.

  • Demonstrated application of project management methodology required.

  • Knowledge or experience with project management tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required.

  • Requires an understanding of the overall organization.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management, during which at least 2 years are spent working in a lead role on one or more projects.

    Project Management Professional certification (PMP) preferred.

    Experience working with portfolio management applications and Rational tools preferred.

    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. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 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: PS48334