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Anthem, Inc Business Strategy Plan Director - Any Anthem Office or Remote - PS20953 in Whittier, California

Business Strategy Plan Director - Any Anthem Office or Remote - PS20953

Location: United States

Requisition #: PS20953

Post Date: May 14, 2019

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater 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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Please note: This is not a Project Manager position. This role is responsible for thinking strategically, analyzing data, looking at strengths and weaknesses, and coming up with effective cost of care solutions.

This position develops an integrated strategy relative to cost of care/clinical programs and initiatives across the enterprise to manage per capita cost within assigned cost categories (in other words, increase cost of care savings and ROI). This includes an end to end review, integration and rationalization of these programs, and collaboration with the finance and analytics team in determining all the associated trend reporting and metrics, to identify potential white space opportunities in the portfolio. The position will collaborate with enterprise Cost of Care leaders, SMEs, clinicians, analytics teams and various other stakeholders to leverage various data-driven ideation models to develop specific initiatives and/or tactics to fill the white spaces in the portfolio and address identified opportunities/solution areas. From there, this position will partner with additional CoC execution teams to ensure seamless flow of the initiatives through additional steps of development and implementation (although not as a PM role).

Primary duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Develops an integrated strategy for assigned cost categories

  • Organizes and streamlines solutions to cost categories

  • Provides analysis to connect portfolio of cost of care initiatives to medical expense trend, benchmarks, membership and revenue.

  • Develops reports and analyzes data to identify white space opportunities to support ideation

  • Collaborates with CoC stakeholders, clinicians and analytics teams to understand opportunity areas and white spaces

  • Ensures the collection of work activities are fully integrated with other cost of care and clinical solutions and strategies in the enterprise

  • Identifies emerging industry trends / solutions related to assigned categories of cost

  • Identifies and maintains a list of ideation sources/collaborators. Builds and leverages matrixed relationships with ideation leads

  • Orchestrates continuous ideation processes across the enterprise to develop innovative cost of care initiatives/solutions across cost categories, clinical levers and population conditions;

  • Monitors performance of the ideation activities against targets at a strategic level and propose opportunities to enhance;

  • Provides oversight for initiative development and implementation;

  • Provides guidance to support the end to end process from ideation of new initiatives through execution and implementation

  • Establishes connected and consistent best practice processes for strategy to ideation to execution management

Our desired candidate should be able to:

  • Bring passion and motivation to driving our organization’s cost of care objectives

  • Collaborate with and lead matrixed stakeholders across the enterprise

  • Thrive in a dynamic, intellectually stimulating, high-functioning team environment

  • Drive big-picture strategic thinking and analysis

Candidate qualifications:

  • Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field;8-10 years of health care industry experience; data management and analytic experience, financial acumen/experience; strategic and analytic thinker with planning and/or consulting experience; strong leadership skills in matrixed environment; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Must be able to travel about 5% of the time

  • EOE.M/F/Disability/Veteran

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.