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Indianapolis, IN
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Strategic Sourcing Consultant (PS4795) Required location: Indianapolis, IN office

About the Job

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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.
Strategic Sourcing Consultant
*this position will be filled in Indianapolis, IN
Responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional to complex category and sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Executes standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned categories.
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories.
  • Focuses on innovation, process improvement and cost savings.
  • Participates in cross-enterprise commodity teams for 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.
  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with key internal customers.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Requires a BA/BS; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • MBA preferred.
  • CPM preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 3 years of experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions preferred.
Also considering candidates with experience related to the following areas:
  • Clinical operations
  • Cost of care management
  • Risk adjustment
  • Treasury, Tax, Compliance
  • Contracting/vendor management

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company please visit us at www.antheminc.com/careers EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.


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