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Medicare Lead Business Consultant (68689BR)

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
(*) Manages significant Medicare product initiatives. Strong project management skills and technical knowledge of products and systems.

(*) Continued relationship building with Operational and IT partners.

(*) Leverages in-depth knowledge and understanding of Medicare product across functions and market segments in directing the development and implementation of new product initiatives, including product enhancements.

(*) Directs, evaluates, and provides requirements/specifications for use of appropriate business processes and systems to support product initiatives.

(*) Seeks and maintains comprehensive understanding of internal and external environmental influences and competitive pressures to develop and enhance product portfolio.

(*) Responsible for providing oversight and supervision to external vendors, external consultants, consulting team members and/or matrixed staff as required in support of initiatives.

(*) May be responsible for concurrent initiatives as team lead and/or team member, based on resource requirements.

Fundamental Components:
Drives or guides development of holistic solutions and/or key strategic plans. Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and independently influences business leader(s) including the most senior level, to act or change behavior through complex negotiations and/or expert consultation that promotes issue resolution. Communicates compelling and concise results to empower business owner in decision making process regarding project opportunities. Conducts thorough business case and external customer value analysis to determine selection, prioritization positioning and approach for broadest range of potential solutions (e.g., outsourcing, process improvements, technology solutions)Drives client contracting process, builds optimal influential client relationship for results and deliverables and manages relationship throughout engagement. Fully integrates baseline and metrics tracking into initiative planning and execution for optimal results. Shares joint accountability for initiative’s return on investment. Provides management guidance and oversight in the selection and use of long term external consulting engagements. Provides continuous coaching, direction, feedback and development for other consultants, matrixed staff and/or external vendors as required. Assignment may require formal supervisory role. Drives or guides engagement using a disciplined repeatable methodology. Provides oversight to or drives initiative planning as required. Designs, develops interventions and facilitates work sessions. Develops and delivers all required analysis, reporting and presentation materials. Gathers, analyzes and synthesizes competitive intelligence to drive achievement of strategic business objectives.

Background Experience:
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills at the senior level; capacity to quickly build and maintain credible relationships at varying levels of the organization simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated leadership with relevant initiatives: Business process, enterprise business project management/consulting, financial strategic planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, risk management.
  • Demonstrated superior business process, project management and organizational redesign experience.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully implementing change in complex organizations.
  • Experience with enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional large scale initiatives with high degree of complexity.
  • 10+ years experience with several of the following methodologies: management consulting, project consulting, business process consulting, financial strategic analysis, mergers and acquisitions, strategic business planning, and/or risk management consulting.
  • Masters degree preferred, but not required.College degree.Appropriate licensure or certification by discipline preferred.
This position can be located anywhere on the east coast.

Additional Job Information:
Team leadership and team building skills.Analytical and planning skills.Negotiation/influencing skills.Relationship and change management skills.Organizational skills.Time management skills.Critical thinking skills.Oral and written communication skills.

Required Skills:
General Business - Consulting for Solutions, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy

Functional Skills:
Communication - Communication Development - Executive level presentations, General Management - Project management (non-IT), Management - Management - Administration, Project Management - Cross-functional project management

Potential Telework Position:

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:
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