Anthem Director Strategic Sourcing- PS4923 in Wallingford, Connecticut
Director Strategic Sourcing- PS4923
Location: United States
Requisition #: PS4923
Post Date: 4 days ago
The Atlanta, GA or Indianapolis, Indiana locations are strongly preferred.
Responsible for directing complex strategic sourcing activities for the Information Technology area of expense. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
Recommends and implements best practices
Approves sourcing strategies and managespurchases within a predetermined limit. Serves as a key negotiator in area ofexpertise for enterprise-wide agreements that have significant financial impactor risk.
Oversees analysis of opportunities for savings,cost containment, demand management, and process improvements.
Responsible for the execution and implementationof high dollar, complex sourcing initiatives.
Identifies opportunities and recommends processesand policies that impact procurement.
Leads the development of new methodologies forsourcing specific purchases.
Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates performance of direct reports. Requires BA/BS in a related field; 10 years of experience in finance, sourcing/procurement; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.Background and/or experience with IT is critical. This could include knowledge of IT infrastructure (data centers, network, end-user services), telecommunications/major carriers, hardware, etc. Prefer candidates with management experience.