Aetna Bus Project Program Mgr in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 39125BR


*Please note: This position is located in Hartford CT and is not a work-from home role.

Supports the business by recommending appropriate actions, strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs. Has

responsibility for leading/managing all aspects of a project and or program such as planning, coordination, development,

implementation including the financial implications while prioritizing work, resources and time. Ensures the end state of the

project and/or business operations meets business objective(s) and that all deliverables and due dates are met.

Fundamental Components:

Develops and implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals.

Proactively leads a program and/or most complex projects by setting strategic direction.

Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows

based on broad view of the organization.

Collaborates and partners with other functional 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/


Obtains financial support for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management.

Collaboratively works across 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



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

Proven negotiation skills.

Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets 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.


Functional - Management/Management - Project management (non-IT)/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Enterprise-wide project management/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Cross-functional project management/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Cost Management/4-6 Years


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

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio/1-3 Years/End User

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


General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment


Design the overall program structure including activities, milestones,and budgetary requirements

High level review of PayFlex strategic priorities and investment plans, and suggest refinements as needed

Assess gaps in the current vs. future state and align on focus areas

Work with PayFlex to prioritize initiatives, identify dependencies, and assign roles and responsibilities to stakeholders

Determine key stakeholder groups and frame a communication plan

Develop reporting dashboards and set up reporting cadence

Develop strategic roadmap for program implementation

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