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Business Project Program Manager, Value Based Solutions

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, PA-Blue Bell, PA-Pittsburgh
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Description:
Supports the value based solutions business by recommending appropriate actions, strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs.

Has responsibility for leading/managing all aspects of a project and or program such as planning, coordination, development, and implementation while prioritizing work, resources and time.

Ensures the end state of the project and/or business operations meets business objective(s) and that all deliverables and due dates are met.

Highly collaborative process often requires managing relationships across the segments or multiple functional areas.


Fundamental Components:
Develops and implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals.

Proactively leads a program and/or most complex projects by setting strategic direction.

Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organization.

Collaborates and partners with other functional managers, other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed.

Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project. Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services.

Obtains financial support for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management.

Collaboratively works across multiple functions and /or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or segments.

Responsible for development and implementation of new ideas that supports work/team.

Cross function/segment group facilitation/presentation.

Leads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communications.

Responsible for resource utilization within and across work teams.

Responsible for the financial implications of projects and/or program budgets.

Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan.

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Background Experience:
Proven project management skills.

Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets related to various projects and or program.

Proven negotiation skills.

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

BS/BA or equivalent experience and 8-10 years of experience related to standards & measurements, technology, systems and processes, including project consultation preferred.

Additional Job Information:
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.Proven ability to satisfy customers needs and develop alternatives to resolve issues.

Required Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline

Desired Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices, General Business - Turning Data into Information

Functional Skills:
Project Management - Cross-functional project management, Project Management - Evaluating success/lessons learned

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Project, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Visio

Education:
Project Management - Six Sigma Certification: Yellow Belt

Potential Telework Position:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by 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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