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Anthem, Inc. Clinical Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Beacon Health Options, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination. It’s 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.

For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.

Position: Clinical Project Manager

Location: Remote

The Clinical Project Manager works with business partners to identify and implement small to medium projects that support achievement of simple to complex unit or corporate goals. The incumbent responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems; and operates within defined parameters using project management methodology. Primary duties may 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 and prioritizes scope changes and 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 approvals

  • Manage and update project plan.


  • Education: BA/BS in a related field

  • Experience: 3 years professional project management experience required during which at least 2 years are spent leading and directing project tasks, or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background

  • Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to create an effective team environment and build strong relationships

  • Capable of solving problems and issues in a matrix environment

  • Capable of communicating effectively at all levels of an organization