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Aetna Sr Project Manager-PMP Certified-Not IT (67446BR) in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 67446BR

Job Description

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for leading a variety of initiatives for the Medicaid Medical Management Team. Involves working with key stakeholders at health plans across the United States and with teams in a matrix shared services environment.


Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Responsible for leading projects on the Medicaid Medical Management Team. Projects include new program implementations, clinical cost savings initiatives, ABX initiatives, system initiatives (replacement, new, or redesign), and continuous quality improvement initiatives. Flexible in working cross-functionally with a variety of subject matter experts and with key stakeholders at the health plan and within shared services. Ability to design a work plan and use available tools/programs to facilitate and track deliverables and key milestones to ensure successful project management and on-time execution. Ability to identify and execute risk mitigation strategies. Excellent negotiation and communication skills are a must for this role.

PMP certification required

Must have a background in healthcare project management

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

Solid Project Management Skills

Proven ability to affect change and motivate others, positive interpersonal skills.

Proven track record as a self-starter in leading projects, negotiating for resources and meeting project milestones.

Past positions required acting a project lead and directing teams

Proven professional communication skills both written and verbal

Strength in communicating to provide clarity and direction to colleagues in varied positions, including senior leadership

Experience includes development of budgets

BS/BA or equivalent experience and 5-7 years of project management experience related to standards, technology, systems, processes etc preferred.


Project Management - Project Management Professional (PMP)

Functional Skills:

Project Management - Communications Management, Project Management - Cross-functional project management, Project Management - Issue identification and analysis, Project Management - Project Leader, Project Management - Scope Management

Technology Experience:

Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Project, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Required Skills:

General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Driving Change

Desired Skills:

General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Leadership - Creating Accountability

Additional Job Information:

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: Management

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.