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Strategic Sourcing Consultant or Consultant Sr (job family)- (Contingent Labor Program Office) (PS6097) Required location: India in Indianapolis, IN at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

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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 available for Contingent Labor Program Office 

Responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional, sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Executes standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned sub-categories, specifically with management consulting suppliers.  
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories.
  • Focuses on cost savings.
  • Participates in cross-enterprise commodity teams for sub-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, reports status and trend analysis of commodity spend and savings
  • Monitor and track universe of potential strategic supplier partnerships through industry landscape analysis and company profiling
  • Ability to build and lead due diligence teams to quickly and accurately assess opportunities 

 
Consultant:
  • 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 any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Strong financial and modeling skills preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, industry and business analysis skills.
  • Team player with ability to work independently and under time pressure.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong project management skills.
  • MBA preferred.
  • CPM preferred.
  • Previous work experience at a consulting firm is a plus.
  • Previous recruitment experience or experience in the staffing environment.
  • Previous MSP experience.
  • Previous experience in a VMS/Previous experience in Fieldglass a plus.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.



 
Consultant Sr:
  • Requires a BA/BS; 6 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 4 years experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Strong financial and modeling skills preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, industry and business analysis skills.
  • Team player with ability to work independently and under time pressure.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong project management skills.
  • MBA preferred.
  • CPM preferred.
  • Previous work experience at a consulting firm is a plus.
  • Previous recruitment experience or experience in the staffing environment.
  • Previous MSP experience.
  • Previous experience in a VMS/Previous experience in Fieldglass a plus.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.


 
**Please note we will fill at either the Consultant or Consultant Sr level depending on applicant's background and qualifications.**
 
 
Anthem, Inc. is ranked 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 please visit us at www.antheminc.com/careersAn Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 








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