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Sr Sales Planning and Strategy Consultant

Primary Location: Austin, Texas
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, TX-Austin

Accountable for facilitating and driving results in a fast paced and demanding growth environment, leveraging his/her strong interpersonal and leadership skills. This role will be challenged to help build and implement various sales strategy initiatives across the Sales, Strategy, Planning and Operations Organization. The right candidate will help lead the establishment and execution of productivity initiatives, a go to market platform and many other special initiatives for the Sales, Strategy, Planning and Operations Organization.

Fundamental Components:
      Coordinates and leads cross functional efforts that identify key improvement opportunities, then designs a plan of action, executes the plan, reports the results, and ensures sustainability
      Develops advanced analytical tools and reporting to support the organization
      Once the plan is in place helps facilitate cross-functional communication between all levels of the organization to help support of commitment of plan
      Drives or guides development of holistic solutions and/or key strategic plans. Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and independently influences business leader(s) to act or change behavior through negotiations and/or consultation that promotes issue resolution
      Communicates compelling and concise results to empower client groups in decision making regarding initiative opportunities
      Builds optimal influential internal client relationship for results and deliverables and manages relationship throughout engagement
      Fully integrates baseline and metrics tracking into initiative planning and execution for optimal results.
      Provides continuous coaching, direction, feedback and development for other consultants, matrixed staff and/or external vendors as required
      Drives or guides engagement using a disciplined repeatable methodology. Designs, develops interventions and facilitates work sessions. Develops and delivers all required analysis, reporting and presentation materials

Background Experience:

• 7+ years’ experience with several of the following methodologies: management consulting, project consulting, business process consulting, financial strategic analysis, mergers and acquisitions, strategic business planning, and/or risk management consulting.

• Experience with enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional large scale initiatives with high degree of complexity.

• Demonstrated experience successfully implementing change in complex organizations.

• Demonstrated superior business process, project management and organizational redesign experience.

• Demonstrated leadership with relevant initiatives: Business process, enterprise business project management/ consulting, financial strategic planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, risk management.

• Demonstrated relationship management skills at the senior level; capacity to quickly build and maintain credible relationships at varying levels of the organization simultaneously.

Additional Job Information:
Team leadership and team building skills.
Analytical and planning skills.
Negotiation/influencing skills.
Relationship and change management skills.
Organizational skills.
Time management skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Oral and written communication skills.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

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.

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