Aetna Project Manager - Clinical Platform in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 53354BR


The Clinical Platform Project Manager supports the Utilization Management project team (Agile Release) to implement a new strategic Care Management platform. Manage cross-team activities, including interactions with other teams / trains on the program as well as key interaction points with UM operations.

Opportunity to work on a multi-year, strategic initiative to enhance the enterprise Care Management platform.

Fundamental Components:

  • Manage cross-train initiatives including identifying and managing intra-train and inter-train dependencies and assumptions

  • Lead interactions with UM Operations team, coordinating across UM scrum teams as needed to support readiness activities

  • Serve as a point of contact for migration activities for Utilization Management

  • Lead integration of new lines of business into train activities

  • Manage key train-level decisions and risks


  • 6+ years of Project Management experience, full-life cycle experience.

  • Knowledge of Agile methodology

  • Proven track record in meeting project milestones

  • Demonstrated communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Proven experience with creating client's business requirements and able to provide clarification.

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving experience

  • Proven ability to manage across teams and resources who are not direct reports, able to manage cross functional teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work of self and others effectively

  • Experience in Utilization Management is preferred

  • Experience with Vendor Management is preferred


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

PMP certification is preferred


  • Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years


General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Flexible telework / office-based schedule (can live near any office location)


  • Travel requirement is up to 25%, mostly eastern region.

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

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.