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Program Manager

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, GA-Atlanta, IL-Chicago, PA-Blue Bell
Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) is seeking a highly self-motivated program manager with a strong understanding of the group commercial business and value of analytics to join their team. In this role, s/he will manage a strategic cross-enterprise program across a range of complexities, scope and topics working with teams in other businesses. As a part of this strategic program, the person will manage multiple cross-functional sub-projects, identify and drive business process improvements, and oversee a broad range of activities and programs in support of delivering on the multiple initiatives. Note: this is not an IT project manager role.

Fundamental Components:
- Manage department projects thru completion; assess risk and develop mitigation plan(s); coordinate cross-team dependencies; drive milestone completion dates; develop dashboards and report on project summary(ies)
- Prepare presentations to communicate project status and/or education for various stakeholders
- Coordinate management process execution within and across teams
- Maintain shared repository and drive communications within and across teams
- Perform budget analysis

Background Experience:
- Strong organizational skills; proven track record in establishing and meeting project milestones
- Proven communication skills both written and verbal; ability to communicate effectively across all levels.
- Builds and leverages strong relationships to work effectively across business areas; identifies cross-functional support required to achieve business objectives.
- Prior experience developing budgets, acting as a program lead, developing communication plans.
- Proven ability to affect change/behavior change and drive change adoption.
- Solid Project Management skills including risk assessment and mitigation.
- Ability to act as an advocate for change

- PMP certification or other Project Management certifications, preferred.

Additional Job Information:
The Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) team provides clinical and analytic analysis, consultation and reporting for Aetna’s group commercial plan sponsors. Working on the PSI team provides the opportunity to work with account teams and important Aetna partners as well as customers and consultants. The work environment supports and thrives on out-of-the box thinking and creative talent. Our team is highly valued by our internal partners as well as the customers they serve. The initial program initiative for the candidate is the activation and adoption of a new strategic, plan sponsor analytic and reporting platform (ART) that will differentiate Aetna’s consultative and analytic insights to deliver enhanced value for plan sponsors and consultants. ART is a sophisticated analytics platform providing a wealth of information about member population and plan performance.

Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Collaborating for Results

Desired Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy

Functional Skills:
Communication - Communication Development - Executive level presentations, General Management - Project management (non-IT), Project Management - Cross-functional project management, Project Management - Issue identification and analysis

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests

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