Anthem, Inc. Strategy Director in Alexandria, Virginia
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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.
The Strategy Director is responsible for identifying, developing, planning and executing a strategy to leverage Business Intelligence with Artificial Intelligence in joining forces to empower data-driven decisions and move beyond the boundaries of traditional Business Intelligence transforming data-driven business decisions in driving operational improvements. Process improvement projects to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness in the utilization of information to drive operational improvements. Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:
Partners with leadership, operational business intelligence, data science and operational areas to define our combined business intelligence \ artificial intelligence strategy and success criteria for the future
Translates strategy into defined tactics, programs\projects, priorities and timelines to ensure alignment and attainment of overall strategic direction
Creates and presents high quality presentations to executive levels
Serves as representative between operational business intelligence and data science to ensure complete alignment on strategic approach
Provide decision support through data gathering, information analyzing, and presenting considerations to relevant stakeholders
Demonstrates leadership by owning and driving the project management and collaboration across teams to achieve desired results within specified budget and timeline
Manages multiple projects in varying sizes and duration
Applies project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables
Facilitates and coordinates execution of deliverables between functional areas
Creates project management roadmaps that are prioritized based on business objectives and organizational feasibility
Ability to utilize a logic model approach in identifying inputs (data sources), activities (data connectivity, analyses), and outputs (what is it telling us?) to ultimately drive outcomes (what will occur as a direct result of the project?)
Communicate initiative status to leaders, pulling in other leaders or team members as necessary
Bring together multiple stakeholders and help drive decisions
Team Support Activities
Manages entire team project portfolio ensuring relative information is tracked to understand overall status, risk and value to the company
Serves as team lead with activities involving multiple functional areas within the company
Leads weekly team staff meetings ensuring relative agenda is meaningful and collaborative decisions are made in a timely manner
Prepares executive level presentations as needed
Leads internal and external team communications including all associate updates
Manages team business continuity plan
Requires a BS/BA degree in a related field; 10 years of strategic planning, project/program management, vendor management experience (preferred);
3-5 years of leadership/management with business knowledge in multiple disciplines within a Healthcare organization; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Masters degree preferred.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus
Capacity for independent critical thinking and problem solving - preferred
Conceptual understanding of business intelligence, data science (artificial intelligence, machine learning) solutions and processes - preferred
Conceptual understanding of Microsoft business intelligence stack of tools – SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, ETL, RDBMS, PowerBI a plus
Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills and personal interaction abilities - preferred
Excellent research and analytical skills - preferred
Strong planning and organizational skills - 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 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.