Business Project Program Sr MgrPrimary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford Apply
This position resides on the Commercial Business ABX Team and will support Aetnas Commercial Business to drive continuous improvement and process transformation throughout our portfolio of businesses. Aetna's Achieving Business eXcellence (ABX) program is focused on creating a culture of everyday problem solving and continuous improvement using Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies.
We are looking to augment our team with individuals who have a passion for driving change and are willing to challenge the status quo. The ideal candidate will be a customer-centered, service-oriented, problem-solver with the capacity to handle many different types of work simultaneously. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in lean six sigma (black belt or equivalent experience), strong analytic skills, facilitation skills and strong interpersonal/communication skills. Healthcare experience preferred as is experience in lean deployments
This position will be located in Hartford, CT, and will require travel to other Aetna locations approximately 15-25% of the time.
Develop and deploy the critical elements of a Lean Operating System focused on operational excellence, managing with data, and focusing on customer and employee satisfaction to drive financial benefits
Partners with specific business areas to create Continuous Improvement Roadmaps, gather data and develop KPIs and trending reports, design and prepare ABX events, conduct ABX events, coach and mentor through post event implementation
Conduct training sessions in support of lean six sigma tools / methodologies
Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and independently influences business leader(s) including the most senior level to act or change behaviors through complex negotiations and/or expert consultation that promotes issue resolution
Communicates compelling and concise results to empower business owner and decision making process regarding project opportunities
Strives or guides engagement using a disciplined repeatable methodology
Provides oversight to or drives initiative planning as required
Proven leadership experience setting strategic direction and influencing change that resulted in quantifiable positive outcomes.
Proven track record managing complex projects and or programs that resulted in cost savings.
Project management experience.
Six Sigma and LEAN certification; Green or Black Belt coupled with demonstrated work experience a must.
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Project Management/Six Sigma Certification: Black Belt is desired
Project Management/Lean Six Sigma is desired
Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired
Functional - Leadership/Lead significant enterprise-wide initiative/4-6 Years
Functional - Management/Management - Process and quality improvement/4-6 Years
Functional - Management/Management - Data analysis and interpretation/4-6 Years
Functional - Project Management/Cross-functional project management/4-6 Years
Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/MASTERY
Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/MASTERY
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/MASTERY
Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/MASTERY
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.
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