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Business Strategy Plan Director – DBG External Growth

Location: Morristown, NJ
JobFamily: Business Development/Planning
Req #: PS62200
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2021

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SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our VisionAt 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. 

Business Strategy Plan Director – DBG External Growth

Location: The ideal candidate would be located in either the Central or East time zones, yet this position will consider other Anthem locations.

Anthem’s Diversified Business Group’s External Growth team is looking for a Business Strategy Plan Director to join its team. This high-performing individual contributor will be responsible for business unit strategic planning and customer insight work. The ideal candidate possess experience in financial planning and analysis in the health care space, building and managing budgets and forecasts, as well as building out/managing market intelligence/competitive intel functions. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience with due diligence & M&A/Corporate development and market strategy experience in healthcare.    

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Understands all aspects of the business and partners with executive leadership to define strategy and successful criteria for the future.
  • Translates strategy into defined tactics, programs/projects priorities, and timelines and ensures alignment and attainment of enterprises strategic plans to turn strategy into reality.
  • Documents strategic priorities such as external environment and reports on customer insight research initiatives.
  • Builds and leverages relationships to provide innovative solutions to complex business problems.
  • Proposes opportunities to improve results based on continuous needs assessment.
  • Responsible for the development implementation and monitoring of line of business planning and project activities.
  • Collaborate with Business unit CFO’s and DBG leadership to build insights into the business.

 

Qualifications

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against Covid-19. All offers of employment are conditioned on completion of a background check, including COVID-19 vaccination verification. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Minimum Requirements: 

Requires a BA/BS degree in a related field and a minimum of 10 years of related experience including prior leadership experience and 3 to 5 year strategic planning; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred
  • Finance background most notably with financial modeling.
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to negotiate expectations between multiple parties.
  • Leadership skills to identify opportunities, bring teams together, and help implement solutions.


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.

Please be advised that Anthem only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Anthem. Accordingly, Anthem is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Anthem. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Anthem.