Anthem Strategy Director - Pharmacy (Atlanta-GA, Virginia Beach-VA, Mason-OH, Las Vegas-NV, New Jersey, Chicago-IL, Minneapolis-MN, Louisville-KY, Wallingford-CT, St. Louis, MO) - PS14507 in New Haven, Connecticut

Strategy Director - Pharmacy (Atlanta-GA, Virginia Beach-VA, Mason-OH, Las Vegas-NV, New Jersey, Chicago-IL, Minneapolis-MN, Louisville-KY, Wallingford-CT, St. Louis, MO) - PS14507

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Field: Business Development/Planning

Requisition #: PS14507

Post Date: Nov 05, 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 at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Strategy Director - Pharmacy - PS14507

Location(s): Atlanta-GA, Virginia Beach-VA, Mason-OH, Las Vegas-NV, New Jersey, Chicago-IL, Minneapolis-MN, Louisville-KY, Wallingford-CT, St. Louis, MO

As part of our IngenioRx launch, connecting with doctors, nurses and case managers are integral to our success. We are looking for innovative, motivated and strategic leaders who have experience within the provider enablement space, specifically with EMR/HER/HIE/e-prescribing systems. Pharmacy experience is a plus although not required.

The Strategy Director is responsible for working for a VP and above to identify, develop and propose planning and strategy to improve results based on continuous needs assessment.

Primary duties to include, but are not limited to :

  • Partners with executive leadership to define our strategy and success criteria for the future.

  • Translates strategy into defined tactics, programs/projects, priorities and timelines and ensures alignment and attainment of both the regions and the enterprises strategic plans to turn strategy into reality.

  • Creates and presents extremely high quality presentations to executive levels.

  • Oversees definition development and implementation of metrics to report and monitor progress against goals and ensures plan of record supports strategy milestone deliverables.

  • Monitors, measures and communicates delivery against business strategic plan and the quality of outcomes.

  • Researches relevant trends and activities in their area of expertise and works with business leadership to further define business strategy and sustain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

  • Develops, monitors and tracks metrics to track budget and spending.

  • Collaborates with senior team and staff to develop tactical plans and communication strategies.

  • Often acts as decision maker on projects or provides guidance to senior team on complex issues.

  • Serves as a representative on enterprise and inter-regional initiatives.

  • Provides coaching and mentoring to other leaders in the organization on strategic thinking and on projects that deliver high return and high strategic value.

  • Champions breakthrough projects to transform our current business environment into industry leading best practice organization.

  • Manages vendor interaction and management, including vendor selection, contract and rate negotiation, issue resolution, developing and reviewing statements of work, representation on vendor business and Executive committees, speaking engagements, etc.

  • Often serves as the subject matter expert in projects and initiatives.

  • Often takes responsibility for approval of all projects sponsored by their Executive Sponsor.

  • BS/BA degree in a related field;

  • 10 years of strategic planning, project/program management, vendor management experience;

  • 3-5 years of leadership/management with business knowledge in multiple disciplines within a Healthcare organization; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Masters degree preferred.

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 antheminc.com/careers.

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