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Anthem, Inc. Strategic Sourcing Analyst, Consultant, Consultant Sr. or Manager - Indianapolis, IN in Indianapolis, Indiana

Description

SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., 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 care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: Indianapolis, IN “Please Note: This position may be filled at either Strategic Sourcing Analyst, Consultant, Consultant Sr. or Manager level. The hiring manager will determine level based upon the selected applicant’s skillset relative to the qualifications listed for this position.”

The Strategic Sourcing position shall be responsible for the complete sourcing lifecycle – from category strategy to implementation –of traditional, less complex category/sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc projects. Categories supported reside within the Business Process Outsourcing function, and include Claims, Call Center, Enrollment and Billing, Provider Data Management, Enterprise Benefits Administration, Production print, Front End, Fleet, etc.

Strategic Sourcing Analyst Responsible for supporting Procurement. Responsible for the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, vendor evaluations, negotiations and contracting for the Anthem Enterprise. Supports specific sourcing projects and initiatives. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Conducts RFx (Request for Proposal) events and solicits quotes from vendors and documents price reasonableness. Compiles and analyzes data to prepare presentation materials in support of projects. Performs market surveys by gathering and compiling market and financial information on categories and potential vendors. Recommends appropriate course of action to senior purchasing/sourcing leaders. Maintains profile of the diverse vendors in support of Anthem’s supplier diversity goals. Negotiates and drafts contract documents.

Strategic Sourcing Consultant Responsible for supporting Procurement. Responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional, less complex sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Executes standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned sub-categories. Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories. Focuses on cost savings. Participates in cross-enterprise commodity teams for sub-categories and aggressively tracks and improves non-compliance preferred supplier(s). Participates in fact-based negotiations and executes contracts utilizing approved terms and conditions. Implements sourcing recommendations and develops and manages e-procurement catalog content. Aggressively monitors, tracks and reports supplier compliance and performance benefits.

Strategic Sourcing Consultant Sr. Responsible for supporting Procurement. Responsible for leading best practice and expense management business analysis efforts that cover the full breadth of the company. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Designs and develops data capturing and reporting approaches as well as identifying possible areas of opportunity for expense management improvement. Reviews and analyzes Corporate Purchasing processes and procedures. Defines current work flow, performance metrics, relationships among commodities and processes. Assesses leverage opportunities across organization. Responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional, sub-category sourcing strategies. Executes standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned sub-categories. Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories. Focuses on cost savings. Participates in cross-enterprise commodity teams for sub-categories and aggressively tracks and improves non-compliance preferred supplier(s). Participates in fact-based negotiations and executes contracts utilizing approved terms and conditions. Implements sourcing recommendations and develops and manages e-procurement catalog content. Aggressively monitors, tracks and reports supplier compliance and performance benefits.

Strategic Sourcing Manager Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Executes strategic sourcing processes (7-step or similar) for assigned categories/sub-categories. Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories. Focuses on financial benefits for the Enterprise. Participates in cross-enterprise functional teams for sub-categories and aggressively tracks and improves performance of preferred supplier(s). Participates in fact-based negotiations and executes contracts in parallel with Legal. Works with Vendor Management to implement sourcing decisions, and develops and manages new and existing Business Process Outsourcing relationships. Provides subject matter expertise for the above mentioned categories

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

Strategic Sourcing Analyst

  • Requires a BA/BS: 0-3 year’s relevant strategic sourcing, vendor management or procurement experience; at least 1 summer or semester internship or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Strategic Sourcing Consultant

  • Requires a BA/BS; 5 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 3 years’ experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Strategic Sourcing Consultant Sr.

  • Requires a BA/BS; 6 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 4 years’ experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • Requires a BA/BS; 8 years of experience in formal sourcing, supplier selection, negotiating, contracting, and supplier relationship management, with at least 6 years’ of similar experience in Insurance or Financial Service Operations or Business Process Outsourcing related to the above mentioned categories.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting sourcing efforts for any of the following categories is a plus! (Human Resources, Management Consulting, Public Affairs, Contingent Labor, Finance, Compliance, Corporate Communications, Corporate Security, Independent Contractor’s and Independent Review Organization)

  • MBA

  • CPM

REQNUMBER: PS39013

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