Los Angeles, California


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 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 at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.


Director, Innovation Implementation & Execution


As Director, Innovation Implementation & Execution, you’ll report to the Staff VP Innovation Implementation & Execution and help shape the team’s portfolio and direction by owning the development, implementation, and scaling of solutions and services that transform healthcare.

You will own key programs and partner closely across Anthem to build and/or implement technology-enabled solutions to complex business needs and healthcare challenges. You will work cross functionally across Innovation to develop solution concepts, refine MVPs, and ultimately guide the most promising candidates through deployment at scale. 

This is an execution focused role for someone is skilled in driving implementation, building consensus, managing priorities, projects, and stakeholders to deliver solutions on time and budget. Key to your success will be grit, the ability to navigate the complexities of a large organization, and a relentless drive to see solutions scale across the enterprise. You will be looked to as a trusted partner and problem solver, determinedly helping all stakeholders overcome obstacles and guiding solutions forward.  This position is an individual contributor with no direct reports.  


  • Own implementation and partner to scale high value, technology-enabled solutions and services from MVP through deployment at scale
  • Ability to drive one or more solutions from concept through to scaling with minimal oversight.
  • Develop solution strategy and roadmaps. Adept at managing timelines, presenting and communicating progress to executive teams.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships to drive results.
  • Prioritize and execute multiple major projects/programs with broad scope and strategic business impact.
  • Work collaboratively across a matrixed, cross-functional structure, and collaborate with a high-performance team.
  • Track outcomes and manage activities and program performance in accordance with budget and strategic direction.

Skills needed to thrive in this role:

  • Relentless focus on execution. Strong record of delivering impactful solutions from seed to scale that deliver on the intended value proposition
  • Strong ability to employ a hypothesis-driven approach to tackle complex problems
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to see and act within the bigger picture while connecting dots and finding opportunities for collaboration
  • Skillful at building consensus and making thoughtful, data-driven recommendations for project / program prioritization, solution design, issue management, risk identification and mitigation
  • Excellent business judgment and a practical, common-sense approach to getting things done
  • Masterful cross-functional communication to ensure all technical and non-technical stakeholders can collaborate effectively and stay engaged throughout the lifecycle of a project
  • A “radar” for identifying when you or a struggling project needs additional guidance from leadership and being able to escalate it appropriately.
  • Ability to insightfully examine the status quo, analyze opportunities for improvement, creatively generate solutions, and demonstrate the grit to realize the change
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and win the respect of your peers and stakeholders.




Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in computer science or related field, 15 years experience in information technology, healthcare, consulting, and/or consumer technologies, similar roles or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualification: 

  • 4 + years of experience in driving project and program execution, strategy, product management. 
  • Masters Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated results with progressively increasing responsibilities and proven ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and work with a geographically distributed team.
  • Consulting background (Bain, McKinsey, BCG) and/or MBA highly preferred. 


We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

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.

Los Angeles, California

If you’re a reserve or veteran member of the military, we foster a welcoming environment that’s dedicated to honoring your service and helping you achieve your career goals. Veterans of Anthem — one of our Business Resource Groups — partners with our Talent Acquisition teams to maximize career offerings for you and your family members, striving to help you transition to civilian service and grow your career at the same time. 

Join Anthem's Military and Veteran Talent Network: https://anthemcareers.ttcportals.com/pages/military 


Anthem, Inc. is currently seeking military veterans and military spouses with operations experience.  Whether your experience is hands-on as an operational specialist or in operational leadership, Anthem wants to have an impact on your career and professional growth by speaking with you about their career opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more, check out Anthem's current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

Not sure where to start?  Send RecruitMilitary Success Manager, Taylor Groves, your questions at taylor.groves@recruitmilitary.com 


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