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Emerging Business and Valuation Director

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Job Family: Business Support
Req #: PS39873
Date Posted: Jan 14, 2021


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Emerging Business and Valuation Director

(Official Title:  Emerging Business Director)



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.


Responsible for working for a VP and above to identify, develop and commercialize new assets for the enterprise.  As a member of the EBG Analytics, Business Case, and Valuation team, director will quantify enterprise value of prospective opportunities.  Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:


  • Builds financial forecasts, ROI, business cases for emerging ventures, business models.
  • Establishes success measures.  Measure, track performance and contributed value for EBG.
  • Align with FP&A, Treasury, Corp Dev on business cases, financial forecasts, value realization.
  • Develops clear and concise presentations for an executive audience outlining the opportunity, including its strategic fit, financial return, risk and profile.
  • Assists the EBG team in ventures and other strategic partnership relationships to help Anthem commercialize assets and solutions, invest in companies and obtain relationships to grow the revenue and profitability of the company.
  • Championing breakthrough projects to diversify future sources of growth and transform our operating model to respond to emerging trends and solutions. 
  • Partnering with P&L and functional leaders to understand business strategy and key areas of opportunity.
  • Exploring internal capabilities, investment/portfolio companies and external partners to assemble potential solutions and quantify possible value, business impact. 
  • Organizing pilots and experiments to evaluate and prove future market viability and interest.  
  • Obtaining resources (people, funding, material, support) to support the business unit information needs and strategic initiatives.
  • Monitoring, measuring and communicating progress and status of key initiatives to stated milestones implementation schedules. 
  • Developing, monitoring and tracking metrics to track budget and spending.  Extending future capabilities across the enterprise, preparing for eventual transition to target business owners once ready to scale. 
  • Creating and presenting extremely high quality presentations to executive levels, internal and external. 
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to other leaders in the organization on strategic thinking and on projects that deliver high return and high strategic value.

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 BS/BA degree in a related field; 10 years of business development, innovation, project/program management, partnership/alliance management experience; 3-5 years of leadership/management with business knowledge in multiple disciplines within a Healthcare organization; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Master’s degree preferred.



  • Investment banking analysis, corporate development or transaction services 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.
  • CPA, CMA, FSA, and/or CFA preferred.



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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