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Strategic Solutions Manager (SDoH & Benchmarking)

Primary Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, GA-Atlanta, IL-Chicago, MA-Boston, NJ-Parsippany
Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) is seeking a strategic thinker with excellent consultative skills and understanding of the group commercial business to join our team of experienced, consultative professionals to lead the strategy, development and execution of Aetna's differentiated offerings.

This professional will join a dynamic and growing team within Aetna that delivers insights and solutions based on analytic analysis to help plan sponsors improve population health.

The role specifically focuses on developing innovative initiatives that help differentiate Aetna in the marketplace. This innovation focus includes social determinants of health and health equity - helping plan sponsors identify opportunities to impact change based on customer-specific data - in addition to research on group commercial plan sponsor benefits intended to better help Aetna customers understand benefit trends and how they are performing compared to the market.

Fundamental Components:

Act as strategic thought leader in support of business direction

Creative individual who can see and connect dots, and is able to form unique collaborations in the market that move Aetna forward and differentiate us in the market

Lead and conduct formulation, research, preparation and communication of strategic, operational and financial business plans in support of market growth and retention

Manage special projects in support of key initiatives

Ensure consistent, efficient and cost-effective processes, procedures and appropriate accountability

Monitor and report on performance relative to plan and strategic alignment

Identify business unit issues, coordinate analysis and initiation of corrective action

Assures comprehensive understanding of internal and external environmental influences

Background Experience:

5+ year experience with and understanding of healthcare and large group employer benefits - required
3+ years leadership experience and technical/functional expertise in several of the following areas: management consulting, financial analysis, project management, operations management and/or marketing.
5+ years experience with enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional initiatives with some degree of complexity
Demonstrated experience forming and launching programs that will have a high degree visibility
Must be comfortable working with data and analytics to ensure program ROI
Demonstrated experience successfully implementing change
Demonstrated relationship management skills at senior levels within an organization and with external constituents
Experience with social determinants of health
Knowledgeable about industry-leading trends and trusted data sources
Ability to translate data into insights
Excellent presentation and consultative skills
Strong project management and analytic skills
Proven track record in meeting project milestones

Additional Candidate Information

The Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) team provides consultative insights working with the account team to customers in Aetna’s commercial business segments. Working on the PSI team provides the opportunity for exposure to senior leadership within and external to Aetna. 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 we serve.

This role requires travel that can peak at certain times
throughout the year; estimate 25% travel

Telework Specifications:

Eligible for telework opportunity if within an hour from an Aetna office with
the expectation to come into the Aetna office as needed to engage directly with
internal customers and key enterprise partners within Aetna.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
25 - 50%

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 for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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