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IT Program Manager

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
Oversees multiple, interdependent business-sponsored IT projects that span one or more business units. Responsible for the success of the project(s).

Fundamental Components:
  • Manages Project Managers accountable for multiple interdependent projects that span one or more business units or functions.
  • Build a high performance team.
  • Is accountable to the Portfolio Manager to ensure that program milestones are met and that project activities are completed on time for an assigned program.
  • Encourages staff development by providing leadership and mentoring to Project Managers.
  • Ensures that projects align with the program's objectives by thoroughly understanding the business segment's drivers and issues.
  • Identifies and leverages project interdependencies to ensure synergy between the projects within a program and to promote benefits realization across the program.
  • Manages to the program budget, and reports program cost information in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Proactively identifies additional cost-savings to reduce overall program expenditures.
  • Oversees program milestones, resolves issues, and removes the barriers that may hinder project execution.
  • Proactively evaluates program activities, builds contingency plans, and executes corrective action on a timely basis to mitigate risks such as scope and/or budget variances.
  • Maintains operational consistency and effectiveness by assisting Project Managers in the use of project management tools and processes.
  • Evaluates projects utilizing quality measurements and monitoring mechanisms to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations and integrate with overall program objectives.
  • Conducts end-of-project performance reviews for Project Managers on the project team.
  • Adheres to APS project management methodology by leveraging and promoting the use of existing tools, capturing best practices, and identifying areas for process improvement.
  • Monitors and holds Project Managers accountable for meeting performance metrics.

Background Experience:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Bachelor's degree in a closely-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Job Information:
We need a strong PM to oversee all delivery for the Americas team/region (includes Production Support, Enhancements, Projects/Programs).

Required Skills:
Leadership - Engaging and Developing People

Functional Skills:
Information Technology - Program management

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.

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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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