Aetna Business Project Program Sr Manager (Lean / Six Sigma) - 42607BR in Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 42607BR


This position will support Aetna National Account Businesses continuous improvement processand cultural transformation throughout the National Account segment as well as Aetna business partners to efficiently deliver on customer commitments.

Fundamental Components:

Work with National Accounts leadership to establish strategy and operational plans to improve delivery of customer value and enhance efficiency and productivity within National Account teams and across affiliated partners. Build proficiency within National Account segment to apply LEAN principles to elevate sustained performance. Drives and guides development of holistic solutions and/or key strategic plans. Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and independently influences business leader(s) including the most senior level to act or change behaviors through complex negotiations and/or expert consultation that promote issue resolution. Communicates compelling and concise results to empower business owner and decision making process regarding project opportunities. Fully integrates baseline and metrics tracking into initiative planning and execution for optimal results. Shares joint accountability for initiatives return on investment. Strives or guides engagement using a disciplined repeatable methodology. Provides oversight to or drives initiative planning as required. Designs and facilitates workshops. Develops and delivers all required analysis, reporting and presentation materials.


Multiple years proven leadership experience setting strategic direction and influencing change that resulted in quantifiable positive outcomes. Proven track record managing complex projects and or programs that resulted in cost savings. Project management, continuous improvement, experience. Six Sigma and LEAN certification; Black Belt is strongly recommended. Functional Healthcare Sales experience highly desired.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.


Project Management/Six Sigma Certification: Green Belt is desired

Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired

Project Management/Lean Six Sigma is desired


Functional - Leadership/Lead significant enterprise-wide initiative/7-10 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Process and quality improvement/More Than 10 Years

Functional - Management/Management - Data analysis and interpretation/More Than 10 Years

Functional - Quality Management/Six Sigma/7-10 Years

Functional - Project Management/Cross-functional project management/7-10 Years



Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/MASTERY

Leadership/Creating Accountability/MASTERY

Leadership/Driving Change/MASTERY


Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/MASTERY

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY


This position has responsibility to organize and drive critical National Account initiatives supporting a culture of performance excellence, innovative service differentiation and compliance vigilance. Initiatives are multi-faceted, diverse and typically engage affiliated business partners and teams within National Accounts and across the Enterprise. It is a fast-paced work environment which requires excellent organizational and project management skills as well as knowledge of commercial insurance segment. Success in this position requires a collaborative mind-set, critical thinking and engaging interpersonal skills to build partnerships and support identified business results.

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.

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Job Function: Management