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Anthem, Inc Strategic Sourcing Consultant Senior Onsite ONLY in Indianapolis, IN, Atlanta, GA or Thousand Oaks, CA (PS27591) in West Des Moines, Iowa

Strategic Sourcing Consultant Senior Onsite ONLY in Indianapolis, IN, Atlanta, GA or Thousand Oaks, CA (PS27591)

Location: United States

Requisition #: PS27591

Post Date: Sep 16, 2019

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem Blue Cross , a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, 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.

Strategic Sourcing Consultant Sr

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

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 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.



  • Requires a BA/BS; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • MBA preferred.

  • 6 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 4 years of experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions preferred.

  • Experience with negotiation and administration of contingency fee priced service contracts a plus.

  • Experience with complex vendor integrations, including multiple data sources and cloud-based service provisioning preferred.