Aetna Bus Project Program Mgr in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 38082BR


Leads the work and deliverables of multiple, complex projects or programs in support of the Talent Acquisition area. The length of project may run multiple years in duration and impact multiple processes, systems, functions and products.

Fundamental Components:

Develops and implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals within the Talent Acquisition Area.

Proactively leads a complex project by setting strategic direction for Talent Acquisition applicant tracking system.

Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the Talent Acquisition and HRIT organization.

Collaborates and partners with Talent Acquisition Project managers, other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed.

Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project.

Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services with regards to the Applicant Tracking System.

Obtains financial support with collaboration of the business owners for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management.

Collaboratively works as multiple functions and /or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or segments.

Responsible for development and implementation of new ideas that supports work/team.

Cross function/segment group facilitation/presentation.

Leads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communications.

Responsible for resource utilization within and across work teams.

Responsible for the financial implications of projects and/or program budgets.

Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan.


Previous working knowledge with Applicant tracking systems and HR systems. Kenexa, Taleo and UltiPro Systems a plus.

Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources.

Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets and schedules related to various projects and or program.

Proven project management skills.


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


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General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED


General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/ADVANCED


Position is an in-office Hartford CT location only, no relocation assistance available.

This position will be the liaison between the Talent Acquisition area and the HR Global Business Solutions area within Aetna. Position is an in-office Hartford CT location only.

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