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Strategic Sourcing Consultant

Indianapolis , IN, USA | Anthem

  • Industry:
    Insurance - Health & Life
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Consulting - Strategy
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Responsible for supporting Procurement. Responsible for the execution and implementation of traditional, less complex sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

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; 5 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 3 years experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Proficient in Microsoft Excel. MBA preferred.

Must be able to sit onsite in Indianapolis, IN

CPM or CPSM preferred.

Previous work experience at a consulting or financial firm is a plus.

Sourcing experience within Professional Services/Finance or HR is a plus.

Experience with SAP or Ariba is an asset

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