Aetna Vendor Project Manager in Sunrise, Florida

Req ID: 50080BR


Individual is responsible for managing the vendor relationship with one or more vendors who provide service to members. Accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing management of projects which typically impact more than one of the following: process, system, product and/or function and may run a year in duration.


The primary responsibility of this specific position is vendor management. This requires the ability to create clear expectations for the year ahead, strong communication skills, review of large amounts of data to determine outcomes, and holding the vendor accountable for their performance.

Develops and implements strategic project plan to achieve business goals.

Group facilitation/presentation influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/segment) and external parties (e.g., vendor management).

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.

Tracks progress and communicates project(s) status on a regular basis to all impacted parties.

Identifies issues that may stall project and addresses them by either resolving the issue or creating an alternative solution.

Builds communication plans for implementation to ensure all impacted parties (upstream/downstream) are informed of next steps for completion.

May mentor and/or manage other departments.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.


Medicare experience

Proven communication skills both written and verbal

Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources.

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.


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