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Anthem, Inc. Organizational Design & Effectiveness Director in Chicago, Illinois


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.

Organizational Design & Effectiveness Director

Preferred Location: Indianapolis, IN, Atlanta, GA, Norfolk, VA, Richmond, VA, Mason, OH, or Chicago, IL

May consider other locations for the most qualified applicant

The Human Resources team at Anthem plays a pivotal role in the success of organizational design and effectiveness efforts, providing critical cultural and organizational support to drive Anthem’s growth strategy. As a trusted advisor and partner to the business, this role will help build business capabilities in the areas of organizational and process design, talent activation, team and organizational effectiveness.

The Organizational Design & Effectiveness Director will be responsible for designing and executing organization design and effectiveness programs/initiatives. The Organizational Design & Effectiveness Director will partner with business stakeholders to understand business needs and opportunities for organization improvement.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams to: diagnose organization effectiveness issues, collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data as part of that analysis, generate human capital recommendations to address performance gaps and build required capability, and craft high-impact implementation plans.

  • Partner with senior leadership to activate an organizational strategy, including structure and process, to align with the newly defined organizational designs.

  • Provide end-to-end business partner management, including consultation, diagnostics, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Understands business strategy of business units and help them align and execute on future organization models; including possible matrix structures.

  • Provides organizational effectiveness consultation to business leaders across the enterprise to help facilitate optimal team and departmental performance.

  • Design organizational structures and operating models in line with the business strategy

  • Partner with business leaders to drive optimal ways to set up reporting and team structures.

  • Leverage data and analytics to provide insights into organizational design opportunities.

  • Develop HR leaders and business leaders understanding of key organizational design concepts.

  • Drive agile business models where relevant across the business.

  • Partner on organizational transformation efforts to identify and implement organizational design and effectiveness priorities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Requires a BA/BS or Advanced degree in Organization Development, Management, HR Development or related field;

  • 8+ years of experience – Strategic and Operational

  • Ability to travel may be required.

  • Prior experience in organizational design and effectiveness

  • Experience influencing teams and executing projects in a large, matrix organization

  • Experience creating and implementing OD/OE strategies  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare experience preferred.

  • M&A experience preferred.

  • Advanced degree 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. 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.

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