Las Vegas, Nevada

Description

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’s Fast Forward-Future of Care team is looking for an innovative, high energy, strategic problem solver to play an integral role in our cross-functional matrixed team as we power Anthem’s future and significantly improve customer experience in the crucial Access to Care journey within our Utilization Management, Care Management and Grievance and Appeal area’s.

Our team’s vision is to Reimagine all aspects of our members’ Access to Care journey so they receive high quality affordable care at the right time and right place, and our providers are able to focus on delivering that much needed care. We will pursue end-to-end opportunities and leverage exponential technologies that maximize our members’, providers’ and associates’ experiences, improve health outcomes and drive medical cost trend improvement and efficiencies. 

Position Description:

The Business Strategy Planning Director will be responsible for Anthem Reimagine ATC team’s strategy formulation and strategic planning. The role will work hand-in-hand with ATC team members, and will engage a team of cross-functional clinical, digital, provider and data leaders and SMEs to develop and execute the ATC strategic vision. 

Please note: This is not a Project Manager position. This role is responsible for thinking strategically, bringing analytical thought process to strategy formulation, looking at strengths and weaknesses, and ensuring effective solutions and strategies are prioritized, implemented, and measured.

Primary duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with business partners and executive leadership to define the future vision, strategy, and key metrics of success for ATC
  • Bring a market-backed outside-in perspective to develop and inform the strategy. Identify and research perspectives on organizations that deliver best-in-class consumer experience and drive strategic outcomes related to access to care
  • Succinctly and powerfully visualize strategy and use to communicate and collaborate with variety of stakeholders, including executives, peers, partners, delegates, and others as necessary
  • Translate the ATC strategy into executable programs, projects, priorities, timelines, and roadmap
  • Propose opportunities to improve results based on continuous value monitoring and needs assessments
  • Provide guidance on strategic priorities across multiple initiatives and programs to drive the right value at the right time for the right stakeholders 
  • Act as the key point of contact for other teams in Reimagine, Digital and across the enterprise to partner together to ensure alignment of the ATC strategy to their respective strategies
  • Serve as a thought partner to the ATC leads

Our desired candidate should consistently demonstrate the following key behaviors and characteristics essential to ATC’s success:

  • Brings big-picture strategic thinking and analytical ability
  • Effortlessly moves from strategic mindset to tactical implementations, pivots with change of direction and priorities, and can visualize ‘on the fly’ during critical strategy discussions
  • Change maker that displays a bias to action, speed to resolution and an ability to accelerate end-to-end execution
  • Thrives in a fast-paced dynamic, Agile, intellectually stimulating, high-functioning team environment
  • Demonstrates effective situational leadership, quick and continuous learning style and high impact communication skills
  • Communicates effectively with all levels in the organization including executives
  • Displays excellent leadership, problem solving, organizational, planning, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Influences and collaborates across functional lines with variety of matrix partners and levels
  • Puts the team’s needs above their own
  • Self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and works independently and collaboratively to drive to ATC value
  • Results-driven, has a high attention to detail and produces high quality work products
  • Passionately drives our Reimagine objectives and has a genuine interest in improving customer experience and outcomes
     

Qualifications

Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field; 10 years of leadership/management experience in healthcare business; experience in strategic and analytical thinking, including developing a strategic plan with corresponding tactical plans; planning and/or consulting experience; strong leadership skills in matrixed environment; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background.  Advanced skills in PowerPoint and highly proficient in Excel. Master’s degree preferred. Ability to travel ~25%.  

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 careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.  Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. 
 

Las Vegas, Nevada

At Anthem, Inc., we believe that our health connects us all. So we focus on being a valued health partner and delivering quality products and services that give members access to the care they need. With more than 100 million people served by our affiliated companies including approximately 40 million enrolled in our family of health plans, we can make a real difference to meet the needs of our diverse customers.

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