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Anthem, Inc. Strategic Sourcing Intern II - Summer 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., is 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.

Anthem is offering virtual internship positions for the Summer of 2022. The internship will take place June 6th – August 12th. The expectation is to work 40 hours a week.

The Strategic Sourcing Intern will be responsible for the execution and implementation of sub-category sourcing strategies and ad-hoc sourcing.

Primary duties to include, but not limited to:

  • Support key sourcing initiatives throughout the sourcing process: internal profiling, external profiling, request for proposals, supplier performance management, etc.

  • Execute ongoing marketplace analysis to identify trends, strategies, and distinguish best-in-class suppliers

  • Assist in contract and pricing negotiations with suppliers

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with internal clients, key stakeholders, and major suppliers

  • Execute standardized strategic sourcing processes for assigned spend categories

  • Conduct financial modeling and analysis to identify cost-savings opportunities

  • Monitor, track, and report category spend data

    Specific functions for this role:

  • Marketing

  • Supply chain

  • Project management

  • Contract negotiation

  • Analytics

    Ability to demonstrate Anthem’s Core Values:

  • Leadership – Redefine what’s possible.

  • Community – Committed, connected, invested.

  • Integrity – Do the right thing, with a spirit of excellence.

  • Agility – Deliver today – transform tomorrow.

  • Diversity – Open your hearts and minds.


Student Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a BS/BA in supply chain management, or other business-related majors preferred

  • Computer skills, with an emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest to specialize in Strategic Sourcing/Procurement

  • Highly proficient in analytics, communication, leadership, and presentations

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

    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 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.

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