Description SHIFT: Day Job SCHEDULE: Full-time Your Talent. Our Vision. At National Government Services (NGS) , an independent subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and one of the largest Medicare contractors in the country, it s a powerful combination. It s the foundation upon which we re creating greater access to 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. Buyer II (National Government Services) Work Location: Baltimore, MD or Indianapolis, IN preferred location Open to any Anthem office or work-at-home for most qualified application (must reside near an office) The Buyer II is responsible for participating in decision making with management in the area of purchasing. Primary duties to include, but are not limited to: Responsible for buying assignments and/or management of commodities and vendor performance. Sources commodities and services. Identifies and implements strategies for cost savings through negotiation, process improvement, item substitution, etc. Identifies market trends pertaining to commodities being managed and sourced. Develops and manages relationships with vendors and internal customers. Manages vendor performance. Prepares reports and analyses around commodities managed. Qualifications Qualifications: Requires a BA/BS; 3 years of experience in procurement, finance, or analysis; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Additional education or professional certification preferred. Some travel may be required. Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 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.