Columbus, Ohio


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.

The National Medicare Sales team at Anthem is looking to hire a Director of Strategy and Program Sales Support.  This people manager will be responsible for developing and implementing short and long term strategies for profitable growth and improving business performance in support of the Medicare Sales teams.  Areas of responsibility include: compensation and commission strategies, Annual Election Period readiness, member experience monitoring through town halls and disenrollment/CTM reporting, working with our matrix partner to improve the member and agent experience and work to ensure sales teams are supported.

[This position can work remotely from any US Anthem location]

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Oversees planning, developing, monitoring, coordinating, and executing of business unit/market annual strategic plan including financial performance, operational performance, and on-going deliverables. Analyzes, researches, and develops complex business materials and documents relating to health issues, business performance, market dynamics, operational issues, and general business plan issues. Acts as liaison to shared services partners to ensure efficient and seamless business management and development. Executes on all internal business planning functions. Manages tactical plans of business unit objectives and ensures cross functional teams achieve targeted measures. Coordinates communication and implementation of key decisions of business unit. Identifies and implements best practice sales support process. Assist with competitive analysis on products, pricings, and network. Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports.


BA/BS degree in a related field required; 10 years of management experience with significant project management, strategic planning and/or consulting experience in the health care industry; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 

Highly preferred experience:
-Deep Medicare experience

-Medicare Sales support such as sales readiness, Medicare sales compliance, CTM, SIP sales incentive and commission programs, P&P

-Former people management experience

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 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.

Columbus, Ohio

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.

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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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