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Senior Strategic Planner (64281BR)

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, IL-Chicago
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Description:
Group Medicare is one of the fastest growing business units across Aetna with revenue of over $10B. We invite you to join us as a key member of the strategic planning team that enables business growth.

(*) Assists in the development of enterprise and business unit strategic plans.

(*) Works on cross-enterprise initiatives focused on sales enablement and product innovation as assigned.

(*) Responsible for providing analysis, guidance and direction within areas of expertise.

(*) Develops relationships with external consultants and cross-functional team members as required in support of initiatives.

(*) Addresses problems of a short to mid-term nature with limited supervision and develops capacity to address longer-term issues.


Fundamental Components:
(*) Leads formulation, preparation and communication of strategic/operational business and supports sales growth.

(*) Conducts research associated with Medicare business issues and market landscape to grow and retain customers.

(*) Monitors and reports on performance relative to customers and stimulates strategic thinking in support of business direction.

(*) Develops communication vehicles (e.g., presentations, analytics).

(*) Ensures consistent, efficient and cost effective processes, procedures and appropriate accountability.

(*) Manages special projects that impact entire organization and effectively manages organization's resources and coordinates work across various internal teams.

Applicants with a background in either sales, marketing, data analytics or consulting would be excellent candidates for this position.

While the preference is for candidates in Hartford or Chicago, the hiring manager is open to other locations also.


Background Experience:
(*) Demonstrated relationship management skills at peer levels within an organization and external constituents.

(*) Demonstrated experience developing analysis, presentations and support material to successfully implement strategy or change initiatives.

(*) Familiarity with using data and analytics to drive business insights and support customer needs.

(*) Experience with small or mid-sized cross-functional initiatives, with a moderate degree of complexity.

(*) 5+ years of experience and technical/functional expertise in one or more of the following areas: management consulting, financial analysis, project management, public policy, mergers and acquisitions, operations management and/or marketing.

(*) Familiar with customer retention strategies, marketing and sales strategies is a plus.

(*) Ability to work independently and collaborate with key stakeholders as needed.

(*) Provide guidance and support to junior staff as needed.

(*) Masters degree preferred, but not required.

Additional Job Information:
Familiar with Microsoft office tools. Familiar with using tableau reports, excel and PPT for developing communication strategies



Potential Telework Position:
Yes

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 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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