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Humana Senior Portfolio Management Professional - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts


Do you regularly find yourself as the glue that holds IT and business together? Do you love bringing project requirements to life? Are you motivated by harnessing the power of technology toward improving patient healthcare outcomes? The Senior Portfolio Management Professional collaborates with the business portfolio team to align the IT portfolio and demand. The Senior Portfolio Management Professional work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. In addition, on the Financial side, the Senior Portfolio Management Professional compiles and reviews the budgets for corporate departments, taking into consideration actual performance, previous expenditures, and estimated expenses and income. This role will include financial and budgeting management as well as strategic and organizational leadership.


The Senior Portfolio Management Professional is a critical member of the Primary Care Organization Technology Team and is a senior leader in Portfolio Financial Management, Portfolio Governance and Operations, and Business Partnerships; ultimately ensuring the assigned IT investment portfolios are maximizing the value delivered to Humana's members. In this role, you will maximize the value of IT investments through leading, organizing, and prioritizing investments in projects and programs and applying your deep understanding and passion for how Humana's business & IT strategies and deliveries can maximize our member's customer experience. You will bring business and IT together to prepare for future investment and manage the delivery of that investment over many years. The Senior Portfolio Management Professional will lead process and standards development for project initiation, discovery, prioritization and execution. In this role you will also keep a watchful eye on the many numerous efforts happening across many segments of the PCO Technology team, to identify synergies, optimize investment, or provide windows of visibility for our stakeholders.

The Senior Portfolio Management Professional organizes and prioritizes projects and programs based on IT Strategy, strategic roadmap, available and prioritized budgets, and changes schedules and ensures that the appropriate financial and organizational support is being allocated in support of those goals. Begins to influence department's strategy.

In addition, the Senior Portfolio Management Professional maintains accurate spending records, ensures expenses of the organization are paid and tracked appropriately, interfaces with Finance, Contracting, and Procurement teams, and establishes measures for budgetary control. Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas. Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed. Follows established guidelines/procedures.

The Senior Portfolio Management Professional is:

  • Able to create processes for aligning technology and business stakeholders for strategy, prioritization, and project execution.

  • Able to oversee program financials and financial processes

  • Able to work with business and finance stakeholders to prepare multi-year budgets and strategy.

  • Able to identify gaps in internal processes and lead process change

  • Able to manage relationships by market or business stakeholder group, aligning with their priorities, responding to issues, and maintaining positive communications

  • Able to develop and lead implementation of standards for project execution, prioritization, and requirements management

  • Able to oversee organization resource management.

  • Able to engage and communicate effectively with Executive leadership

Required Qualifications

  • Possess a solid understanding of operations, technology, communications, project management, requirements management and processes as well as corporate budgeting, financial management, procurement, and contracting.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Visio

  • Experience producing metrics, measurements, budget, financial, and trend reports

  • Ability to communicate effectively and deliver presentations to senior and executive leaders

  • Working knowledge of ad-hoc query tools and data repositories that support data extraction and manipulation

  • Demonstrated ability to run large scale, highly visible programs and manage budgets with responsibility for multiple project teams

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field

  • 5 or more years of Public Accounting or Corporate Accounting Experience

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or Master's Degree in Accounting

  • Certified Public Accountant license

  • Strong technical accounting skills

  • Previous technical or healthcare knowledge

  • Six Sigma certification,

  • Agile training,

  • SAFe experience

  • PMP certification

  • Experience in problem analysis and process

Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.

Work-At-Home Requirements

  • Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

  • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information


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