Aetna Product Management (Small Group & Middle Market) in Bethesda, Maryland

Req ID: 41562BR

The following locations will be considered: Richmond VA; Charlottesville VA; Bethesda MD; Linthicum MD.

POSITION SUMMARY

Develop and maintain medical product portfolios for Small Group and Middle Market segment through a consultative, forward thinking approach with the local markets. Conduct competitive & market analysis, incorporate consumer insights, understand/apply benefit mandates and collaborate with segment and local sales leadership to formulate market specific portfolio strategy and plan designs that maximize competitive advantage, sales and earnings.

Fundamental Components:

  • Partner with the market and develop a market specific product strategy

  • Design product portfolio to maximize competitive advantage, sales and earnings

  • Create data driven recommendations and drive consensus on product simplification strategy

  • Lead market discussions to drive consensus on portfolio needs and timing

  • Articulate product and market expertise to all stakeholders in strategy and planning sessions, and day to day interactions

  • Demonstrate expertise on federal and state specific EHB rules and regulations, including all state-specific rules pertaining to HCR and product in assigned states

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Aetna products/services/benefits/system capabilities

  • Use product dashboard to continuously measure product performance; ensure we capitalize on greatest opportunity to maximum sales and earnings

  • Document product/plan performance and effectively communicate cause and effect (sales, pricing, profit)

  • Adjust product strategy and/or portfolio according to performance and market dynamics

  • Lead market discussions to drive consensus on portfolio needs and timing

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

  • Consultative, forward thinking, strong negotiator

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Prior experience in medical product development and a detailed understanding of medical benefits required along with a financial understanding of profit, pricing and margin and how that is incorporated into the product strategy

    EDUCATION

    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

    FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

    Functional - Products-Medical//4-6 Years

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

    Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

    Sales/Knowing Markets/ADVANCED

    Telework Specifications:

    Candidate can also be located in New York City or Dallas.

    ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

    Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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