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IT Vendor Management Mgr- AVMO (PS9514) Required office locations: Wallingford, CT or Atlanta, GA in New Haven, CT at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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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. 
Position will be based in Anthem Wallingford, CT or Atlanta, GA office 

Responsible for supporting the Vendor Management Office by managing the vendor relationship specifically around performance management, contract management, financial management and governance. This role is critical to supporting the growing relationship between Anthem and vendors, with key IT stakeholders who are based out of the Wallingford, CT office.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Serving as the single source of contact for vendors, supporting the supplier excellence program for this vendor via co-innovation to identify process improvement opportunities that will maximize strategic value from this vendor relationship, managing contract terms and performance metrics, and overseeing the execution of governance responsibilities by the vendor and internal stakeholders.
  • Works with governance lead to manage the governance of the company's vendor management organization.
  • Engages key stakeholders to review operational progress.
  • Manages supplier spend and performance.
  • Assesses the organization's ability to meet objectives and achieve commercial expectations.
  • Ensures vendors contractual compliance.
  • Works with vendor management analysts to manage new service requests, changes requests, issues and disputes.
  • Provides contract knowledge and drives ongoing value from the vendor through contract negotiations, changes, reviews and terminations.
  • Requires BA/BS in related field; 3+ years of IT industry experience; including leadership experience in service and delivery management and strong experience in performance, contract, and financial management; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Ability to travel may be required.
This position is not a people leader manager and will not have direct reports but will operate as an individual contributor.
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