Aetna Underwriting Tech Leader (Project Management/Initiatives for Specialty Underwriting) - 51057BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 51057BR


Be a part of our mission to change the health care system and help people live healthier lives. Our Specialty Underwriting team has an opening for a passionate underwriter/project manager ready to take the next step in their career as an Underwriting Technical Lead. In this role, the candidate will support Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals for the Specialty products (Dental, Vision, Pharmacy, EAP and Student Health). This is a great opportunity for an experienced underwriter/project manager who is a strategic thinker and wants to further develop and demonstrate their ability to lead critical projects and initiatives across Specialty Underwriting. We are looking for a clear communicatory who will be comfortable with exposure to Senior/Executive Management across all of Commercial Business Underwriting. This role will have the opportunity to make an impact on products that are in its early stages of growth. The candidate will also be called on to lead various departmental projects, help develop staff, and improve processes. #WeJoinYou #AetnaCareers #Underwriting· Lead projects spanning across Specialty and Commercial UW (whole case underwriting, pricing strategies, and reporting/tracking of financial metrics)· Communicate and present routinely to executive leadership · Lead process improvement initiatives· Assist with critical strategic underwriting initiatives· Identify and lead department wide training BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· (5+ years) experience in medical or specialty underwriting pricing or experience with financial risk or project management experience · Demonstrate analytical and independent thinking skills· Excellent written and verbal communication skills· Strong communication skills; effectively with all levels of management, sales, as well as external clients· Demonstrate leadership skills· Ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications. EDUCATION

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


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Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/4-6 Years/End User


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/FOUNDATION


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Alternate work locations are Blue Bell, PA, Sugar Land, TX, or Hartford, CT. Part-time telework arrangement may be considered after successful initial training N

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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.

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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: Underwriting

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.