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Anthem, Inc. Strategic Sourcing Analyst or Consultant in Indianapolis, Indiana


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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Location: This position can be located in the Woodland Hills, CA; Indianapolis, IN or Atlanta, GA office locations (once offices reopen)

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

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, such as Cloud.
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 implementationof less complex sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing, such as Cloud.
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 noncompliance 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 Analyst

  • Requires a BA/BS: 0-3 years 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.

  • Any direct work experience/internship within the Strategic Sourcing department is preferred.

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.

REQNUMBER: PS43611-Indianapolis-Indianapolis