Anthem, Inc. Strategic Sourcing Manager in Reston, Virginia
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Be Part of An Extraordinary Team
We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?
Build the Possibilities. Make an Extraordinary Impact
The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for supporting Procurement.
How You Will Make an Impact
Executes standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned sub-categories.
Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories. Focuses on cost savings.
Participates in cross-enterprise commodity teams for sub-categories and aggressively tracks and improves non-compliance preferred supplier(s).
Participates in fact-based negotiations and executes contracts utilizing approved terms and conditions.
Implements sourcing recommendations and develops and manages e-procurement catalog content.
Aggressively monitors, tracks and reports supplier compliance and performance benefits.
Requires a BA/BS; 8 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 6 years’ experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Preferred Skills, Capabilities and Experiences
Strong written and oral communication skills
Experience working on projects with various internal departments
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. The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to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. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.