Anthem Strategic Sourcing Consultant - Indianapolis, IN or Atlanta, GA or Tampa, FL(Office based) - PS13628 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Strategic Sourcing Consultant - Indianapolis, IN or Atlanta, GA or Tampa, FL(Office based) - PS13628

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Field: Purchasing

Requisition #: PS13628

Post Date: Oct 22, 2018

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 atone of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

The Strategic Sourcing Consultant will be responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional, less complex category/sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing. Categories supported include but are not limited to Claims, Enrollment and Billing, Provider Data Management, Real Estate Facilities, HR, Print, Call Center, and Enterprise Benefits Administration.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Executes standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned categories/sub-categories.

  • Has a working knowledge of contractual terms and conditions

  • Reviews and edits / redlines Anthem and Supplier contracts

  • Assists Sourcing Managers with less-complex categories and smaller projects.

  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories.

  • Focuses on financial benefits for the Enterprise.

  • Participates in fact-based negotiations and executes contracts utilizing approved terms and conditions.

  • Implements sourcing recommendations and develops and manages new and existing Business Process Outsourcing relationships.

  • Provides subject matter expertise for the above mentioned categories.


  • 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 similar experience in Service Operations related to the above mentioned categories; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.

  • MBA preferred.

  • CPM preferred.

Soft Skills:

  • Must be versatile with MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

  • Experience with Ariba preferred.

  • Exceptional communication skills – spoken and written English.

  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

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 and apply, please visit us at

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran