Portland, Maine


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 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.

Portland, Maine

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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