Aetna Project Management Consultant in Linthicum, Maryland

Req ID: 50681BR


Located in MD

This role will be responsible for defining, developing and providing information and analysis that drive the decision-making process and support business and regulatory operation tied to specific department initiatives or for enterprise-wide projects. This individual will provide direction to team members, ensuring effective teamwork, communication, high standards of work quality organizational performance while encourage innovation in others.

Fundamental Components:

Responsible for managing, directing and planning multiple complex projects that are primarily department focused.

Conducts research into assigned areas to ensure department projects takes into account developments within the industry, corporate policies and practices, legislation and potential impact on key initiatives by other departments.

Works with advisers from key functional areas to understand potential project impact on the organization, negotiate resources, align project work, and execute activities accordingly.

Oversees the analysis, planning, design and development being performed by team members, including work of various work streams.

Influences change or enhancements to business processes, policies and system infrastructure to improve information quality, availability and access and to address process or quality improvement.

Proactively evaluates project activities, builds contingency plans, executes corrective action, and monitors issue resolution to mitigate risks such as scope and/or budget variances.

Prepare weekly project reporting, including project dashboards, status summary, milestones report.

Reviews consultant and/or contractor deliverables and/or work product (as needed)


5-7 years of demonstrated leadership.

5-7 years of project/program/process management experience

5-7 years of data interpretation and analysis experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

Strong disciplined approach to accountability.

Ability to collaboratively identify problem(s), resolve and move forward.

Strong industry knowledge in healthcare and the TPA environment.


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


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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.

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: Health Care