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Anthem, Inc. Strategic Sourcing Intern (Summer 2021) in Atlanta, Georgia


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 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.

Anthem is offering internship positions for the Summer of 2021 in one of the following locations:

  • Indianapolis, IN

  • Mason, OH

  • Atlanta, GA

The Strategic Sourcing Intern will be responsible for the execution and implementation of sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing.

Primary duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Support key sourcing initiatives throughout the sourcing process: internal profiling, external profiling, request for proposals, supplier performance management, etc.

  • Execute ongoing marketplace analysis to identify trends, strategies, and distinguish best-in-class suppliers

  • Assist in contract and pricing negotiations with suppliers

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal clients, key stakeholders, and major suppliers

  • Execute standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned spend categories

  • Conduct financial modeling and analysis to identify cost-savings opportunities

  • Monitor, track, and report category spend data

Specific functions for this role:

  • Marketing

  • Supply chain

  • Project management

  • Contract negotiation

  • Analytics

Ability to demonstrate Anthem’s Core Values:

  • Leadership – Redefine what’s possible.

  • Community – Committed, connected, invested.

  • Integrity – Do the right thing, with a spirit of excellence.

  • Agility – Deliver today – transform tomorrow.

  • Diversity – Open your hearts and minds.


Student Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a BS/BA in supply chain management, or other business-related majors preferred

  • Interest to specialize in Strategic Sourcing/Procurement.

  • Advance computer skills, with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Highly proficient in analytics, communication, leadership, and presentations.

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

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