Aetna Product Manager in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 51784BR

Position Summary:

The Aetna International Americas Product Manager will develop and oversee the execution of Aetna International's product strategy, standards, infrastructure and availability which result in increasing and retaining Aetna membership. Manage significant product initiatives. Strong project management skills, strong technical knowledge of products and systems. Demonstrated ability to select, develop and allocate work for a team of staff members.

Fundamental Components:Cultivates relationships with internal and external constituencies such as prospective, new and existing plan sponsors, members, providers, legislators and regulators, brokers, consultants, industry groups and leaders, and internal resources. Leverages in-depth knowledge and understanding of products across functions and market segments in directing the development and implementation of new product initiatives, including product enhancements. Directs, evaluates and provides requirements/specifications for use of appropriate business processes and systems to support product initiatives.Seek and maintain comprehensive understanding of internal and external environmental influences and competitive pressures to develop and enhance product portfolio.Consult / drive effective product offerings to customers to meet organizational goals. Understand and track key financial performance indicators to insure effective product portfolio performance. Establish and manage large (or significant) cross-functional development and implementation work groups.Anticipate resource needs, set priorities, establish accountabilities, define roles/responsibilities and manage relationships to secure necessary resources not under direct control. Directs the development of training materials for internal audiences related to new product roll-out. May support sales teams as subject matter expert.Interprets legislative, competitive and industry issues to recommend new products or product enhancements.Selects and builds strong teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring and other development techniques. Accountable to hire, develop and terminate staff. Assesses developmental needs and collaborates with others to identify and implement action plans that support the development of high performing teams. Conducts performance and compensation reviews and implements staff development programs to encourage high performance. Articulates performance expectations and team objectives while collecting and interpreting balanced measures to evaluate team performance.Background/Experience desired:

6+ years of related industry experience

Education:

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

Additional Job Information:

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: Product