Aetna Product Delivery & Management Senior Project Manager 52536BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 52536BR


This is not an IT position.

Seeking candidates with solid project management skills and a passion for bringing new products, programs, and technologies to life to join the newly established Product Delivery unit within the Product Development and Management organization. Candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with a variety of functions across Aetna to deliver end-to–end solutions that advance Aetna s goal of creating a healthier world.

In this role, the individual is accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing management of more complex projects which typically impact more than one of the following: process, system, product and/or function and may run a year in duration.

Fundamental Components:

Develops and implements strategic project plan to achieve business goals

Proactively leads project and/or business by setting direction of project, creating project plan, timeline identifying key milestones and additional resources needed on selected project(s)

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

Solicits and evaluates internal and external customer feedback to enhance continuous quality improvement

Responsible for managing the budget and/or financial implications of more complex projects

Group facilitation/presentation influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/segment) and external parties (e.g., vendor management)

Identifies issues that may stall project and addresses them by either resolving the issue or creating an alternative solution

Tracks progress and communicates project(s) status on a regular basis to all impacted parties

Builds communication plans for implementation to ensure all impacted parties (up stream/down stream) are informed of next steps for completion

May mentor and/or manage others

Acts as an advocate for change may require influencing others to see the value in project, including managing interpersonal sensitivities and articulating the strategic view to ensure project alignment


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

Proven communication skills both written and verbal

Past experience includes development of budgets

Past positions required acting a project lead and directing a team

Proven ability to affect change/interpersonal skills

Solid Project Management and supervisory skills

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP) preferred


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


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

Functional - Products-Medical/All Aetna Standard Plans/1-3 Years


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


General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY


General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED


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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Management