Aetna Senior IT Project Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 37837BR

Please Note: Visa Transfer or Sponsorship is not available for this position



Manages the day-to-day activities of one or multiple complex business-sponsored IT projects primarily business growth driven projects within Aetna Medicaid to deliver tasks on time, within budget, and within scope. Responsible for the success of the project(s).

Fundamental Components:

Consistently responsible for managing, directing and planning complex projects consisting of one or more project teams.

Ability to communicate and effectively negotiate with business, sr. management, peers with a high level of confidence and composure.

Provides coaching and team building to ensure that the project team members develop their skills and achieve their career goals.

Manages the effective utilization of resources assigned to the project team, and proactively communicates resource capacity and shortages to the respective organization leads.

Acts as the liaison between project team members and Program Management Manager to ensure that expectations and objectives are clearly understood by all parties, and to communicate project information including the status of deliverables, scope changes, and issues.

Manages the scope of the project, and ensures that scope changes are reviewed and approved by Finance and Business Sponsor where appropriate.

Evaluates project activities utilizing quality measurements and monitoring mechanisms to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations and integrate with overall project effort.

Monitors and reports tangible and intangible benefits.

Creates and maintains a highly collaborative PM community of practice that drives and implements continuous improvements which result in IT and Business Return on Investment.

Act as a role model for other Project Managers, as well as being an active mentor to other Project Managers Prepares and delivers professional presentations to management and business Hands on working experience with SDLC (Software Delivery Life cycle) Methodology and/or Agile Methodology for project delivery


4-6 years IT Project Management experience required

Must have prior project management experience and be well experienced with various project delivery methodologies

Presentations skills and experience leading team meetings

Healthcare Experience desired

PMP Certification desired

Medicaid experience is a plus

Experience with Plan View tool a plus


Bachelor's degree required.


Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired


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

Functional - Information Technology/Project management/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Program management/1-3 Years

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


General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/MASTERY


General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/MASTERY


This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing business in a highly successful healthcare organization

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: Information Technology