Alexandria, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At HealthCore, Inc., an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and a health services research firm, it’s a powerful combination.  It’s 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.

Director HealthCore Research Clinical Effectiveness

**Location - Wilmington, DE, Watertown, MA, or Alexandria, VA office**

Responsible for HealthCore's project operations for an established Clinical Effectiveness portfolio of research, which includes Cost Effectiveness analysis, and Outcomes Research Studies support health plan decision-making

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Business lead for project execution of a multi-million dollar research portfolio.
  • Oversees and leads proposal development, budget development and assists with contract execution. 
  • Communicates project status, timelines, end product and analysis results and value messages to internal and external customers or partners.  
  • Ensures that a portfolio of studies and analyses are completed on-time and on budget and to the satisfaction of clients
  • Proactively evaluates project performance against plan and works with finance in the preparation of project financial analyses that provide insight into successes and shortfalls. 
  • Executes the vision and contributes to the design of research studies in concert with our clients. 
  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports. 
  • Thought leadership at conferences and other venues


  • Requires a MS, MPH or PharmD in business or a life sciences field
  • 5+ years of experience in health service research, epidemiology, health policy, economics or related field
  • 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in leading project teams in Health Outcomes.
  • 2+ years of experience managing client interactions.
  • Experience with cost effectiveness analysis preferred.
  • Prior hiring and management experience preferred
  • Ph.D or MD preferred.
  • Any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.


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 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.

Alexandria, Virginia

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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