Aetna Senior Project Manager (Product Administration) in Hartford, Connecticut
Req ID: 51667BR
The Project Manager 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 or longer in duration.
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
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
May be responsible for managing the budget and/or financial implications of more complex projects
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
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
PMP Certification a plus.
Lean Six Sigma experience a plus
Functional - Project Management/Project Leader/1-3 Years
Functional - Products-Medical/All Aetna Standard Plans/1-3 Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio/1-3 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools//1-3 Years/End User
Technical - Aetna Applications//1-3 Years/End User
General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY
General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/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.
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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.