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Business Development & Partnership Manager (Emerging Business Group)

Location: Louisville, KY
Job Family: Business Development/Planning
Req #: PS41892-Louisville-Louisville
Date Posted: Jan 14, 2021


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

About The Team

Anthem Emerging Business Group (EBG) is a new team designed to create new business models and alternative sources of future growth for the enterprise.  The EBG team will coordinate with Anthem and its vast array of partners to rapidly translate emerging constituent needs into new assets. EBG will leverage Anthem core competencies and enterprise resources and also enhance/develop distinct partnerships and relationships to innovate market leading solutions.


Business  Development & Partnership Manager (Emerging Business Group)

(Official Title:  Business Development Manager)


Responsible for supporting the development of new concepts/innovation for both new and existing investments and partnerships. As a member of the EBG Business Development and Partnership team, the Manager will help identify, evaluate and assess emerging commercialization opportunities for Anthem. The intent is to rapidly source and incubate new capabilities and offerings to respond to changing constituent needs and diversify sources of future growth for the enterprise. Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:

  • Partners with internal P&L and function owners to understand critical business needs and areas of future interest to drive differentiation, value and growth for the enterprise
  • Coordinates with internal analytics teams to analyze and cultivate priority areas for exploration and development
  • Organizes research, analysis and the development of recommendations on the external environment as part of the evaluation and prioritization process
  • Analyzes major competitor strategies including investment, new business and partnership activities.  Incorporates into analysis on Anthem strategy to ensure competitive positioning 
  • Acquires and maintains data/information on market, industry, economic, consumer and competitive conditions and trends pertaining to health insurance/managed care and related services.
  • Consolidates research, data, analyses and recommendations into concise investment thesis and summaries of opportunity (high level business case, competitive scans, internal assessment relative to existing Anthem asset and potential business risks, considerations)
  • Develops and implements project plans and oversees project resources to execute investment thesis development and meet internal timelines, expectations
  • Coordinates/supports management of external investments and partner relationships including closely monitoring business and financial performance, resolving issues as required.

Preferred Locations - Atlanta, Chicago, Indianapolis, New York City, San Francisco or Minneapolis. 

Secondary Location:  Open to other major Anthem office locations - South Portland, ME; Manchester, NH; Wallingford, CT; New York, NY; Atlanta, GA; Indianapolis, IN; Mason, OH; Louisville, KY; St. Louis, MO; Richmond/Virginia Beach, VA; Waukesha, WI; Los Angeles, CA


Requires a BA/BS degree; 5-7 years of business development experience including 7 years of healthcare related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Masters degree preferred. Ability to travel may be required.



·       Innovation, project/program management, partnership/alliance management experience.

·       Knowledge in multiple disciplines within a Healthcare organization

·       Familiarity evaluating/exploring/integrating market trends.

·       Demonstrated analytical skills, financial acumen, sense of curiosity, and effective problem solving.

·       Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams.

·       Has a bias for action and is orientated towards achieving results.






Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.




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