Strategy & Program Development Director - Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30301

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we re creating greater 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 benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company. Strategy and Program Development Director (PS19748) Position location This position is ideally located in our Columbia, MD or Atlanta, GA offices. New YorkNew Jersey or Indianapolis offices may also be considered. The Diversified Business Group (DBG) at Anthem is dedicated to providing innovative solutions and care delivery models to personalize and integrate care for those with complex and chronic conditions. The DBG Strategy Team at Anthem supports the DBG mission by focusing on enabling deliberate decisions based on customer and market signals to support profitable growth. Core functions of the DBG Strategy team include market analysis to determine attractive areas for growth, partnering with existing business units to improve operating performance, evaluation of the strategic and financial rationale behind potential acquisitions, divestitures, investments and partnerships, providing recommendations to DBG leadership, managing due-diligence and the closing process, along with ensuring successful integration of acquisitions and execution of partnerships. We are seeking a Strategy Program Development Director to work on high priority, high visibility corporate development activities to support our external partnership and acquisition activities in the healthcare space. Primary duties to include, but are not limited to Assist in addressing pivotal business and organizational opportunities Lead efforts with strategy and business unit leadership to develop business strategies that enable DBG to sustain growth and a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Evaluate new business opportunities by attending industry events and researching industry trends, value chain dynamics and technology landscapes. Conduct in-depth strategic research and analysis on potential strategic partnerships and investments for DBG and Anthem leadership. Lead cross-functional teams of internal and external constituents to develop and complete transactions. Lead post-transaction integration activities to ensure proper execution of and accountability to deliver committed integration value capture. Qualifications Requires a BSBA 7-10+ years of progressive experience in strategic planning, financial analysis, large scale projectprogram management experience or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background Excellent communication skills Research, analytical and financial modelingvaluation skills to build compelling business cases for identified opportunities Ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables with a high degree of accountability and personal urgency Cross-functional perspective and quick, continuous learning style Highly collaborative and able to influence. Should embrace, support and practice a collaborative style which goes beyond relationship building. Will achieve results with and through others Preferred Qualifications MBAMaster s Degree Outstanding academic achievement Experience in management consulting, investment banking, strategy, andor corporate finance Experience in the health care industry Demonstrated agility in learning complex concepts Comfort with and eagerness to tackle ambiguous problems Demonstrated ability to analyze turning data into strategy Experience with post-merger integration planning + execution or other complex project management strongly preferred Deep experience with complex, cross-functional business issues and operations Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity EmployerDisabilityVeteran.