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Staff VP, Enterprise Business Architecture





The Staff VP of business and segment architecture works with senior and executive leaders across the business segments of Elevance Health and the Elevance Health Tech organizations, leading a team of business architects to support business strategy alignment with the Elevance Health multi-year technology roadmap. By engaging technology and business architecture experts, this role enables the effective leverage of technologies in supporting the enterprise and divisional business strategies and outcomes and effective utilization of technology investments.

To be successful, this role requires extensive knowledge and experience with the US healthcare payor and emerging whole health business practices and how they support the overall US healthcare ecosystem. This senior leader within the Global EA organization will also be accountable for divisional architecture of the commercial lines of business and health solutions shared services organizations.

Core Responsibilities

  • Accountable for building and managing a highly effective business architecture team focused on enabling successful business outcomes through continued alignment of technology roadmap/s, technology strategy, and business short- and longer-term objectives.
  •  Accountable for the development and maintenance of the Elevance Health enterprise business capability and value stream models.
  • Assess current maturity of the business capability and value streams establish vision and roadmap across Enterprise Elevance Health business segments of government, commercial, and Carelon.
  • Apply the principles of capability-based planning towards effective build and execution of technology strategies and roadmaps.
  • Ensure EA coverage for the segments of commercial business and heath solutions functions and responsible for integration with central EA practices of Business, Technology, Enterprise Solution arch and Technology governance.
  • Accountable for communicating value-based analyses to senior and executive leaders related to business and technology strategy alignments with multiyear roadmaps.
  • Ensure effective alignment of technology strategies with short- and long-term business strategies.
  • Establish effective partnerships with executives and key business partners to drive changes needed for business model evolution and transformations with effective leverage of technology.
  • Partner with business leaders to provide insight into technology investments required to achieve desired business objectives and outcomes as part of business strategic planning.
  • Partner with enterprise portfolio teams in planning and supporting initiatives relying on technology changes for successful delivery.
  • Partner with enterprise and divisional strategy teams to maintain alignment and transparency of business strategy and measured outcomes with strategic technology roadmap.
  • Provide business architecture support for acquisition planning, due diligence, and long-term strategic roadmap alignment.
  • Develop, communicate, and exceed business architecture objectives and key results aligned with business and technology outcomes.
  • Mentor and educate partners and team members on business architecture principles, operating model, and desired value-based outcomes.
  • Ensure integration of capabilities and technology evaluation with M&A opportunities towards the foundation for future business opportunities and models
  • Develop and adhere to annual budgets and staffing plans.
  • Adapt and remain effective in a dynamic and changing environment.

Candidates Requirements

  • 10+ years as a Business and or Enterprise Architecture experience in the US Healthcare Payor space.
  • 10+ years business process, data, and technology leadership experience.
  • 5+ years successfully leading a business architecture team.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with senior and executive leaders, both business and technology.
  • Demonstrated success in leveraging technology to meet business objectives.
  • Results-oriented individual with a history of successfully influencing leaders through change cycles.
  • Graduate degree or equivalent experience.

Competencies and Best Practice for High Performers

  • Subject matter expert.
  • Relationship management expertise.
  • High level of emotional intelligence.
  • Outstanding collaboration.
  • Strong negotiation and consensus building.
  • Familiarity with the Business Architecture Book of Knowledge (BIZBOK) and the Business Architecture Guild.
  • Leverage of EAM tools like Alfabet, ABACUS, Horizzon, Lean IX, MEGA, etc.

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. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, 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 in certain patient/member-facing roles 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 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. 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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