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Portfolio Consultant

Highmark Inc.

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

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

***Entirely Remote Work From Anywhere Role!***

This job works with senior executive leadership to create and drive solutions to achieve strategic vision. This role is critical to understanding business strategy, translating that strategy to requests requiring technology investment, and positioning a portfolio to enable value realization. The incumbent establishes and maintains strong, value-driven relationships with executive leadership of various business areas to provide project portfolio consulting process services directed toward establishing consensus among groups. This job facilitates the business case development and approval processes for assigned portfolio by leading cross-functional teams and manages and coordinates all aspects of assigned portfolio including but not limited to: capability planning and prioritization; alignment with executive and business unit leadership direction; sub-portfolio monitoring and control; and management of resource demand and capacity. 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; support development and enforcement of standard operating model processes.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Partners with all levels of management to assemble project teams and work groups to produce deliverables required to achieve the objectives of a defined benefit program and drive alignment to the business objectives, strategies and plans. Assess impact of strategic plans impacts to ongoing or pending initiatives and coordinates any required adjustments to ensure alignment to strategy.
  • Facilitates the development and approval of new sub-portfolio business cases; Facilitates sub-portfolio capability and release planning.
  • Supports Annual Planning process and all portfolio management processes and standards.
  • Manages sub-portfolio communications.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Minimum

  • Bachelors Degree
     

Substitutions

  • 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree

Preferred

  • Masters Degree

EXPERIENCE

Minimum

  • 5 years of related work experience

Preferred

  • Experience in a senior consulting principle/manager/director role
  • Project and/or portfolio management experience experience with the application of process improvement and technology to address business challenges
  • Experience with project portfolio management (PPM)/oversight
  • Healthcare industry experience (Health Insurance or Provider/Clinical)

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • PMP
  • Six Sigma
  • SAFe Lean Portfolio Manager

SKILLS

  • Ability to build professional networks; knowledge of company's strategic direction and strengths and weaknesses; process improvement; understanding of health products
  • Experience in system integration
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Software development life cycle methodology

Referral Bonus: Level 4

Language (Other than English):

None

Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS

Position Type

Office-based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

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

Occasionally

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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