Louisville, Kentucky


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Be a part of an extraordinary team working together to create the future of health for our communities. 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 healthcare.


This is an exceptional opportunity to have a meaningful impact at one of America's leading healthcare companies and an organization recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® in 2021.


Talent Management Strategy Director


Preferred Location: Indianapolis, IN, and Atlanta, GA. Will consider one of Anthem’s other major pulse points for the most qualified candidate. Anthem supports a hybrid workplace model with pulse point sites used for collaboration, community, and connection.


The Talent Management Strategy Director is responsible as the end-to-end talent strategist to support designated and critical workforce segments as new Talent strategies are established. 


Additional duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Consult and partner with Anthem business leadership, HR Business partners, and Talent Centers of Expertise to:
  • Work in partnership with business HR to define, implement and manage end-to-end talent strategies to achieve business growth plans and enable a high-performing culture
  • Facilitate talent planning to ensure the business acquires, retains, and develops the right people, at the right time, in the right location to match business needs at scale
  • Build and manage a diverse, leadership talent pipeline  
  • Identify and manage key talent segments for growth, leveraging enterprise leadership development programs and solutions
  • Identify, cultivate, and coach top talent through intentional career journeys, cross-enterprise experiences (e.g. rotations or talent moves), and leadership competency development
  •  Work with Learning and Leadership development to develop people leadership capabilities at all levels of the organization
  • Create diverse talent slates for VP, Staff VP, and select Director level roles
  • Deploy and facilitate core talent management processes (e.g. succession mgt. & performance mgt.)
  • Facilitate executive onboarding and development
  • Advance and improve inclusion and diversity strategies, practices, and processes to increase associate engagement and retention
  • Support business-led transformation initiatives (e.g. M&A) by implementing and leveraging talent practices (e.g., talent assessment, competencies development, organization design and effectiveness, etc.
  • Help build change leadership capability across the organization
  • Provide feedback and insights on needs from the business to the COEs in order to drive enterprise efforts



 Basic Requirements:

  • Requires a BA degree in HR related field and 8 years of talent management experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
  • Experience creating talent management-related strategies such as process improvement and strategic development required. 


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree preferred.
  • 8+ years of HR, talent management, and/or leadership development experience
  • 3-5 years of experience successfully partnering with clients, strategic HR Business Partners and Talent Centers of Expertise to advise and implement end to end talent practices
  • 3-5 years of people management experience
  • Experience in “academy” organizations and/or Fortune 100 companies known for strong HR practices
  • Experience creating and implementing end-to-end talent strategies in a large, growing, and complex business
  • Expertise as a specialist or generalist in leading two or more talent management processes, including but not limited to succession planning and management, performance management, coaching, leadership development, organizational design, and effectiveness
  • Demonstrated success at leveraging contemporary HR models and technologies


Key Competencies Needed for Success in Role:

  • Builds Relationships – Trusted Partner and Collaborator
  • Communicates effectively
  • Influencer
  • Drive for Impact
  • Innovative Mindset
  • Critical Thinker
  • Team Leadership
  • Ability to establish credibility and relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to adapt communication styles across multiple stakeholder groups
  • Excellent client consulting and partnership skills
  • Agile process and human-centered design thinking
  • User experience
  • Expertise in a broad spectrum of talent processes, practices, tools
  • Comprehensive knowledge of assessment, selection, and development of high-potential talent
  • Deep knowledge of succession management
  • Strong understanding of and connection to external talent market
  • Deep knowledge of prevailing talent trends across the healthcare industry and other competitive, external markets




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.

Louisville, Kentucky

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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