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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.

Be part of a growing team to lead Anthem’s Commercial & Specialty Business Division PEO team focused on providing high quality, affordable and innovative employee health solutions for Small Businesses through PEO partnerships!

Staff VP and National PEO Practice Lead (Professional Employer Organizations)  
Location:  Any Anthem office in IL, ME, NH, CT, NY, CO, NV, GA, IN, OH, KY, MO, VA WI, or CA

Responsible for leading development and execution of strategies to protect and grow membership and related operating gain of Anthem’s PEO (Professional Employer Organizations) book of business. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: 

  • Explores, defines, and executes overall PEO business development strategy to assess new and current relationships.
  • Represents Anthem as the PEO Business Leader in external and internal forums.
  • Leads all aspects of business activities to protect core membership and defend margins, including geographic and market share growth, retention, relationship management, pricing and renewal strategy.
  • Develops operating model and participation criteria to optimize membership and operating gain. 
  • Engages with Local Market leadership to define and refine execution plans.
  • Tracks impact of participation and adjusts participation criteria as market matures. 
  • Evaluates and leads continuous improvements for distribution strategies.
  • Monitors and adjusts distribution strategy. 
  • Evaluates product and capabilities and develops strategies to drive innovation in offerings and services. 
  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports.


(Official Title:  Staff VP New Business Development)


Requires a BA/BS; 10 years of experience in strategy, financial analysis and business case development, partnership and contract, execution with direct exposure to health plan P&L operations; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. MBA preferred.

  • Proven PEO (Professional Employer Organization) experience.
  • Track record in business development and growth 
  • Executive presence to successfully interact with external partners, clients, and senior level executives. 


Applicable to Colorado Applicants Only

Annual Salary Range*: $165,680 - $207,100

Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. 

* The hourly or salary range is the range Anthem in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting.  The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.  No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law. 

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. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s 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.

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As one of America’s largest health benefits companies, we at Anthem have a profound appreciation for service. Our organization proudly supports our Nation’s active, reserve, and veteran military service members and their spouses.

This is an exciting opportunity to advance your life and career, while still protecting and serving others. Come see for yourself why Anthem is recognized as a Top Employer by GI Jobs and among the “Best of the Best: Top Veteran Friendly Companies” by US Veterans Magazine.

Who We Are Looking For 

Anthem, Inc. is seeking military veterans across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  If you are a military veteran or military veteran spouse, Anthem, Inc. is looking to hire you.

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

Should I Apply?

Are you a transitioning member of the military or a military veteran who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Anthem, Inc. is currently looking for job seekers with  Operations experience.  If you are interested in a career in one of these fields, check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

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