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Associate Portfolio Consultant

Highmark Inc.

  • Company Highmark
  • Home, PA
  • Project_Management
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This job is responsible for coordinating and communicating all aspects of assigned mid- and/or large sized/complexity portfolio including but not limited to  alignment with executive, client team, and/or business unit leadership; capability planning and prioritization; resource demand and capacity planning and prioritization; track, report and communicate key metrics around financial performance, benefits and value levers, portfolio health, and strategic alignment; support a continuous planning process; implements process improvements. The incumbent facilitates the intake, business case development, and approval processes for assigned portfolio. Responsible for establishing and maintaining strong, value-driven relationships with executive leadership.  Coordinates extensively with and across multi-disciplinary functions. Maintain tracking scorecards and metrics to illustrate status and ownership.  Responsible for analyzing the portfolio risk and alignment to corporate priorities.  Coordinate and communicate the status of portfolio progress against plans and facilitates corrective action as necessary and educate portfolio stakeholders. The incumbent must be able to work independently with little oversight.  Special Projects: Own and lead special projects related to current or future business priorities or areas to streamline/simplify.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops a strong trust-based relationship with client executives, client teams, and/or business unit leadership.
  • Supports Annual Planning process and all portfolio management processes and standards with little oversight.
  • Owns the portfolio tracking and reporting of key metrics around financial performance, benefits and value levers, portfolio health, and strategic alignment.
  • Manages portfolio communications.
  • Facilitates the intake and/or development and approval of business cases
  • Assess impact of strategic plans impacts to ongoing or pending initiatives and coordinates any required adjustments to ensure alignment to strategy.
  • Special Projects: Own and lead special projects related to current or future business priorities or areas to streamline/simplify.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Administration or related field

Substitutions

  • 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 5 years of relevant, progressive experience in the area of specialization.

Preferred

  • Project and/or portfolio management experience with the application of process improvement and technology to address business challenges
  • Senior consulting or management
  • Project portfolio management (PPM)/oversight

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • PMP

SKILLS

  • Ability to build professional networks; knowledge of company's strategic direction and strengths and weaknesses
  • Experience with the application of process improvement and technology to address business challenges.
  • Knowledge of health payer IT products
  • Experience in process improvement
  • Experience in system integration
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with software development life-cycle methodology

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Rarely

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Never

Physical work site required

Yes

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Constantly

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Never

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.


As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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