Aetna Program Officer- 51227BR in New York, New York

Req ID: 51227BR


This position is office abased and can be located in NY, MA, or CT If located outside of CT the role will require travel to the Hartford office periodically throughout the year.

Exciting opportunity to join the Aetna Foundation as Program Officer and having a direct impact on building healthy communities across the country. Visit Aetna Foundation home page at to learn more about Aetna Foundation and our mission.

The Program Officer role will be responsible for developing and implementing philanthropic and civic leadership initiatives on select issues of strategic importance to Aetna and its business communities.

Fundamental Components:Develops and manages program and operational strategies to guide Aetna's philanthropic giving and activities. Under guidance of program officers and/or unit head, develops, implements, and promotes corporate public involvement initiatives that achieve leveraged use of resources to maximize impact on business objectives.Serves as a resource to business and staff colleagues regarding the financial and corporate citizenship implications of business issues and decisions.Collaborates with internal constituents to most effectively utilize and leverage Aetna's giving and corporate citizenship with key audiences important to Aetna's businesses.Represents (and assists business colleagues in representing) the company with external constituencies concerned with philanthropic and corporate citizenship initiatives.Manages special projects and programs as assigned.Manages staff and budget allocated to assigned program portfolio.Experience with grant work and grant approval authority - up to $100,000 (level commensurate with responsibility and experience).


5-7 Years of Project Management and Operations experience

Prior experience with Grant Management Systems.

Exceptional communications skills including ability to interact with a variety of external and internal audiences including senior management.

Steward of teamwork.

Collaboration and building relationships.

Strong financial management, analytical and strategic planning skills.

Values differences and diversity.

Knowledge of community/philanthropy as well as Aetna's business.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.#LI-EG1


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