Anthem, Inc. ASO Contract Administration Director in Richmond, Virginia
SHIFT: Day Job
This position may be located near any Anthem office location.
Responsible for serving as the technical expert for complex ASO and stop loss contract language and other alternately funded agreements and for negotiating highly customized agreements with ASO customers.
Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Provides consultative and negotiation expertise services for sales and external clients with support of sales and underwriting during complex contract negotiations. Drafts complex new and renewing self-funded agreements, including new contract development. Reviews and evaluates complex agreements to understand the requirements and ensure business objectives are met through revised language. Utilizes contract language expertise to draft alternative offerings, and partners with legal to present alternative language to the enterprise language committee for approval. Reviews and approves legal language for final release and ensures contract documents have the appropriate language incorporated to meet legislative and business timelines. Tracks non-standard language requests, and ensures final approved language is loaded to database. Drives database solutions with team to improve efficiency in process. Manages enterprise initiatives by directing and defining project approach and timeline, and aligning initiatives to enterprise objectives, project approach, and timeline. Reviews and approves business requirements for related projects. Develops plans for implementing compliance with internal audit. Mentors and trains contract unit team members, and creates materials, activities, and plans.
Requires a BA/BS and a minimum of 10 years of professional contract and negotiation experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. JD or MS in a related field preferred. Contract negotiation, research, analytical, and technical skills strongly preferred. Contract negotiation, research, analytical, and technical skills required. Highly skilled individual with healthcare experience; critical thinking skills, strong organizational skills with ability to manage high pressure, and complex negotiations with external clients.
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.