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Anthem, Inc. Talent Acquisition Manager in West Des Moines, Iowa


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and 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 at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Responsible for overseeing the execution of a functional talent acquisition strategy, as outlined by the Director Talent Acquisition. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads a team of recruiters, coordinators, and sources to empowers them to execute against functional goals by effectively managing the team’s performance and providing subject matter expert guidance.

  • Ensures alignment with people strategies through managing teams of recruiters, sources, and coordinators.

  • Ensure day-to-day talent acquisition activities are aligned with strategies developed by program managers.

  • Identify areas for improvement for day-to-day talent acquisition processes.

  • Creates and monitors talent acquisition performance KPIs / SLAs and adjusts strategy and processes accordingly for continuous improvement Interface with Talent Acq Strategy Director to gain insight into business talent needs.

  • Partners with diversity team, human resource business partners, employee relations, and legal to ensure policy, practice, and process are regulatory and legal.

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


  • Requires a BA degree in HR-related field and/or marketing or communications field

  • 6 plus years of talent acquisition experience, with at least five (5) years leading talent acquisition or HR teams; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Experience creating talent acquisition-related strategies such as process improvement strategic sourcing, diversity initiatives, etc. required.

  • Experience managing the performance of third-party, RPO partners required. In-depth knowledge of the talent acquisition landscape in the health insurance industry is preferred.

  • Masters degree preferred. Professional HR / TA Certification(s) preferred.

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.

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.