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Staff VP, Vendor Management - VA


  • VA, Norfolk
  • Georgia, Georgia



Title: Staff VP, Vendor Management

Location: Anywhere in the Continental United States; however, preference is Norfolk, VA.

Responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of sourcing initiatives supporting Service Operations and delegated benefit administration for both Medicaid and Medicare lines of business nationally.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Implements new, expanded, and changed statements of work.

  • Serves as a single point of contact for vendors and business partners.

  • Presents status of engagements and problem resolutions to the senior leadership team.

  • Coordinates timing and clarifies services with business partners.

  • Creates and presents vendor performance scorecards to ensure contract compliance as well as delivery commitments. 

  • Oversees operational readiness as it relates to sourcing engagements.

  • Ensures Master Service Agreements and Statements of Work provisions are followed for all Service Operations global engagements.

  • Ensures organizational objectives and vendor initiatives are effectively implemented. 

  • Partners with the Product and/or Growth team to provide input on strategic offerings.

  • Establishes continuous improvement feedback loops with partner organizations.

  • Hires, trains, coaches, counsels, and evaluates the performance of direct reports.

Requires a BA/BA in business administration or a related field; 10 + years of project management experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. 

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • Vendor Relationship Management is a plus

  • Experience working with dental, vision, and non-emergency transportation vendors

  • Experience with Medicaid, Medicare, and CMS

  • Proven leadership experience managing direct and indirect reports

  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification

  • MBA

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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