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Director STARS/Medicare Product, Health Hubs

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
As a key member of the transformation team, the Director of STARS product development will support the development a multi-year product development pipeline for STARs and Medicare-focused services within the health hubs. CVS is rolling out this Health Hubs across the country, with expanded health services and wellness products in these locations for everyday care and chronic conditions.

Responsibilities will include collaborating to define the future value proposition and multi-year vision and roadmap for STARs and Medicare-focused services in the Health Hubs. Prioritize initiatives and test, commercialize and scale in the Hubs. These activities will be achieved via collaboration with matrixed teams from across the Enterprise, and/or external partners. This will include working with sales teams to communicate the value proposition, identify target accounts and represent STARs in internal/client discussions as needed. The Director will work closely with other product development teams to identify areas of synergy/overlap throughout this process

The Director role will require strong executive presence and presentation delivery skills, and the ability to make connections across disciplines and levels of seniority. You will often be tasked with facilitating cross-functional discussions to secure alignment. The Director of STARs product development will report directly to the Senior Director of Product Development, and will work closely with executives from other functions and externally.This leader is an executive with the proven ability to operate strategically and execute within complex organizations through strong communication, analytical and process skills.

Fundamental Components:
The top four primary responsibilities of the position are:
  • Develop the STARS future value proposition, multi-year vision and roadmap
  • Work with analytics, product and operations teams to test, commercialize and scale prioritized initiatives
  • Communicate value proposition to sales teams, identify target accounts and represent STARs in these discussions as needed
  • Conduct research, create supporting materials and represent the STARS product in Enterprise wide meetings up to and including Vice Presidents to ensure input is solicited and incorporated at key development milestones

Background Experience:

·Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience is required. (Masters Degree Preferred)

· 7+ years of prior work experience

·Demonstrates a deep understanding of the Medicare and STARS programs

·Thinks and acts strategically, can diagnose and implement solutions for complex problems

·Experience leading a team and working in a matrix environment to accomplish outcomes

·Develops talent and builds high performing teams

·Impacts and influences senior leadership, peers and colleagues through coherent business cases

·Possess exceptional executive presence, strong written and verbal communication skills

·Has a growth mindset and is accountable to deliver exceptional outcomes consistently

Additional Job Information:
Must have and impart a sense of urgency with key business partners.Requires ability to be innovative and resourceful in developing solutions.Key skills are external focus, strategic thinking, communicating for impact, collaboration, and driving for results.

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.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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