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Humana Lead Security Strategic Portfolio Management(remote virtual home office) in Overland Park, Kansas


Our Enterprise Information Protection team is seeking a Strategic Portfolio Management Lead who is passionate about delivering value to our customers and has broad experience developing strategy and outcome-driven goals, bridging the gap between strategy and execution, and prioritizing and aligning resources to accomplish these goals. They will have the unique benefit of collaborating across the whole spectrum of our cyber security organization and directly contributing to goals with Board-level visibility.

The Strategic Portfolio Management Lead will be responsible for developing measurable strategic security objectives, aligning the necessary resources to achieve these strategic objectives, and overseeing that we deliver the right value for Humana at the right time.



  • Participates in on-going strategic planning, development, and management of our multi-year, enterprise wide security strategy and roadmaps

  • Collaborates with cross-functional leadership and teams to develop longer and shorter term strategic and measurable security outcomes

  • Ensures the appropriate financial, organizational, and execution support is allocated to support those outcomes

  • Tracks, monitors, and reports on the health of the strategic portfolio to drive visibility and ensure that our investments are delivering the right value for Humana at the right time

  • Prepares data analyses and presentations in support of our periodic executive strategy and portfolio updates to audiences such as the Board of Directors, Management Team, and IT Executive Leadership Team

  • Remains current on internal and external strategic inputs including business, IT, and security strategies, peer benchmarking, cyber risks and compliance needs, evolving threat landscape, and emerging technology trends

  • Evangelizes our commitment to outcomes-centric goals and our focus on top priorities

  • Above all else, fosters and models a collaborative team environment driven to build phenomenal solutions while having fun

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field

  • Demonstrated experience developing outcome-centric strategic goals (e.g., objectives and key results) and roadmaps

  • Prior experience working in Lean-Agile teams and environments

  • Experience leading cross functional teams, programs, and directing allocation of resources

  • Strong leadership skills and track record of strategic planning and portfolio management in high visibility areas

  • Change leadership - demonstrated success promoting change by helping others to change and remove barriers

  • Consulting skills - able to assimilate business knowledge and knowledge of internal customer's unique needs/situation

  • Analytical skills to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements

  • Influencing Skills - ability to influence others at multiple organizational levels, to lead and work in a team environment; ability to lead collaborative efforts

  • Strategic communicator - able to simplify the complex with proven experience presenting to top level executives

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry security certification (e.g., CISSP)

  • Industry Agile certification (e.g., SAFe Agilist)

  • Industry project management certification (e.g., PMP)

  • Industry cloud certification (e.g., AWS Cloud Practitioner)

  • Knowledge or experience leading security maturity efforts (e.g., leveraging CMMI)

  • Prior experience with security strategy development or security portfolio management

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