Aetna Sr Director, Product Management Strategy Health Care in Salt Lake City, Utah

Req ID: 48478BR


Ensures Aetnas business objectives are achieved by driving execution of Enterprise product strategy nationally. Develops recommendations and/or influences strategic direction of Aetnas Small Group and Middle Market standardized medical portfolios. Accountable for prioritization of work nationally and across multiple market segments to support the companys business strategy and value proposition. Uses knowledge of Health Care Industry, legislative environment, local markets and Enterprise goals to anticipate and plan for changes known and unknown and adapt strategy, staffing and execution plans as needed.

Fundamental Components:

Drives strategic direction, simplification & execution of Aetnas Small Group and Middle Market medical portfolios

Sets guidance for benefit standards and department policies that ensure compliance and enable profitable growth and/or retention of Aetnas membership

Drives proactive solutions/barrier resolution with multiple internal stakeholders to enable effective management of product portfolios/Enterprise initiatives and deliver profitable growth

Communicates and consults with Local Markets to ensure that product initiatives focus on long term results/earnings and represent all constituencies effectively (e.g. segments, consumers, providers)

Represents team with senior leaders cross-functionally

Monitors product performance by assessing results on an ongoing basis


10+ years experience in Healthcare and/or Employee Benefits arena.

Effective communication/influencing skills applied to broad internal/external audience.

Demonstrated success with process improvement and project management initiatives.

Demonstrated understanding of technology and how it can be applied to solve business problems/provide technical solutions.

Product development and/or management experience preferred.


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


Functional - Leadership/Lead a business in different geographies or multiple markets/4-6 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/Miscellaneous Plans/7-10 Years

Functional - General Management/Product development/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/1-3 Years/End User

Position location is flexible.


Recruits and selects well-qualified, diverse and talented leadership staff

Encourages cross-functional collaboration to solve business issues and support project initiatives

Identifies long term needs of the organization and establishes succession plans for key personnel

Maintains environment and reward system that encourages initiative, learning and empowerment

Articulates performance expectations and team objectives while collecting and interpreting balanced measures to evaluate team performance

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: Product & Marketing