Aetna Health Insurance Industry Strategist - 38885BR in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 38885BR


Aetna seeks a Strategic Planning Manager to lead the development of winning business strategies for Aetnas Medicare business. This position is located in either Bethesda, MD, Hartford, CT, or Blue Bell, PA, with up to 25% travel required.

Fundamental Components:

The Strategic Planning Manager will partner with executive leadership in our Medicare business to:

  • Analyze market forces, competitive intelligence, and regulatory developments; synthesize findings, and develop recommendations to inform business strategy - Organize/lead/facilitate cross-functional off-sites, meetings and working sessions

  • Develop business strategies and strategic plans

  • Manage development of annual business plans, including business case (ROI) analysis

  • Develop well-designed, succinct and insightful PowerPoint presentations to support strategy, planning, and reporting requirements

  • Manage multiple, simultaneous projects with aggressive timelines in a complex corporate structure

  • Lead cross-functional initiatives, with a moderate to high degree of complexity

The Strategic Planning Manager will also have the opportunity to work directly with the Head of Medicare to closely manage business priorities and align team efforts, manage executive reporting requirements and information requests, and develop/lead appropriate management processes.


  • MBA and 5+ years experience in management consulting, business strategy, strategic planning, or similar

  • Deep understanding of Medicare and health insurance industry

  • Expert-level business analysis and quantitative skills

  • High proficiency in Excel; advanced expertise in PowerPoint to communicate at the CXO-level

  • Intensely focused time management and organization skills


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a MBA.


Functional - Planning/Strategic/4-6 Years

Functional - Planning/Planning & performance management/4-6 Years

Functional - Communications/Communication Development - Executive level presentations/4-6 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Data analysis and interpretation/4-6 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Medicare/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/Power User

Telework Specifications:

Telework considered for current internal teleworkers in the Northeast, or for unique circumstances


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.

Job Function: Planning