Highmark Health Portfolio Analyst in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



This job is responsible for coordinating all aspects of assigned portfolio including but not limited to: capability planning and prioritization; alignment with executive and business unit leadership direction; portfolio monitoring and control; and management of resource demand and capacity. The incumbent helps to facilitate the business case development and approval processes for assigned portfolio by leading cross-functional teams. Responsible for establishing and maintaining strong, value-driven relationships with executive leadership of Highmark business areas. Participates in meetings to determine new project requests as well as project updates including financial status and change requests requiring management attention. Coordinates extensively with and across multi-disciplinary functions as well as with the PMO.


  • Works 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. Consults with all levels of management to drive alignment to the business objectives, strategies and plans. Assesses impact of strategic plans impacts to ongoing or pending initiatives and coordinate any required adjustments to ensure alignment to strategy.

  • Facilitates the development and approval of new portfolio business cases.

  • Coordinates and participates in monthly sub-portfolio meetings

  • Supports Annual Planning process.

  • Supports portfolio management processes and standards

  • Manages portfolio communications.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested. EDUCATION Minimum

  • High School Diploma or GED Preferred

  • Masters Degree EXPERIENCE Minimum

  • 3-5 years of relevant, progressive experience in the area of specialization. Grandfathered experience requirements effective August 2016. Preferred

  • Project and/or portfolio management experience

  • Senior consulting or management experience

  • Experience with project portfolio management (PPM)/oversight LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Preferred


  • Experience with the application of process improvement and technology to address business challenges

  • Ability to build professional networks; knowledge of company's strategic direction and strengths and weaknesses

  • Experience in process improvement

  • Experience in health products

  • Experience in system integration

  • Strong verbal and written skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with software development life cycle methodology


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/ProtectedVeterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity