Aetna Bus Project Program Mgr in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 50884BR


Successful candidate will join the Provider Data Innovations Team (PDI) working on a revolutionary new user interface that will be rolled out within a multi-year program. Candidate will lead the implementation of feature enhancements and new product offerings in a highly collaborative environment. You will implement product vision & product development with a clear focus on customer and end-user needs. This role will fulfill the development teams need for product direction, understanding the detail of personas and their problems.

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/services. Participates in the financial analysis for 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 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. Exhibits Bus Project Program Manager Behaviors


The desired candidate will have experience as a product owner in a SAFE Agile environment. Provider and network knowledge is preferred and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. The role may also require process mapping and discovery activities in order to understand the business workflow and concerns. Additional Requirements

Preparation and participation in release planning

o Own the team backlog

o Contribute to program vision and roadmap

o Key stakeholder in story definition assisting the team with clarification, estimates, story sequencing and team objectives for program increments

Sprint execution including Backlog Refinement and Iteration Planning.

Manage communications and relationships with diverse stakeholders, ranging from Product Managers, Project Managers, developers, designers, QA engineers, architects, requirements analysts, customer satisfaction staff

Work with the customer to ensure their needs are met in the design process, training and rollout


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


Functional - Project Management/Enterprise-wide project management/7-10 Years

Functional - Leadership/Lead a major change effortculture change/4-6 Years


Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Telework will be considered only for current internal telework (all locations considered).


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