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Planning & Performance Director (NC Medicaid Alliance Operations) - Raleigh / Durham, NC – PS19326 at Anthem, Inc.

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Durham, North Carolina

Job Description:

Anthem, Inc. is the nation's leading health benefits company serving the needs of approximately 40 million medical members nationwide.

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Healthy Blue, a strategic alliance of Blue Cross NC and Amerigroup, an Anthem Inc. company, 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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.


Planning and Performance Director (NC Medicaid Alliance Operations) – Raleigh / Durham, NC


The Planning & Performance Director is responsible for supporting the annual planning, strategy and business change management for a VP/GM.


Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Supports the annual planning efforts and the execution of the 3-year annual business plan that includes internal and external communications and associate engagement activities.

  • Program responsibilities such as executive reporting, project communications, management of issues logs and change requests, facilitating project meetings, managing deliverables and ensuring resolution of escalated issues.

  • Develops and coordinates presentations and materials for executive management meetings, internal and external speaking engagements and meetings.

  • Responsible for the implementation and execution of strategy that includes change management, sponsorship and buy-in and advocacy efforts to get business results.

  • Provides process, project, and change management methodology coaching/consulting support for initiatives including regulatory and mandated projects, health care reform special projects, and corporate initiatives.

  • Responsible for internal state contract performance oversight.  This includes tracking and trending performance, working with business partners to implement internal/external corrective action plans and monitoring performance against said corrective action plans.

  • Leads, identifies, tracks and reports on areas for increased efficiency.

  • Develops, monitors, and tracks metrics supporting budget and spend.

  • Manages variance process, staffing plans, and adds to staff (budget neutral).





Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field; 7-10 years’ experience in large-scale project management and/or project implementation with multi-year, organization-wide, cross-functional initiative launches that include vendor management and negotiation expertise; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Key Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in Medicaid preferred.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint required).

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills.

  • Organizational, consultation, negotiation, and persuasion skills required.

  • Candidate must be task and project-oriented with an excellent sense of priority, logic and objectivity.

  • Seeks out opportunities for process improvements/efficiencies, and supports business initiatives.


Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.