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Product & Strategy Planner (57286BR)

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, FL-Tampa, KY-Louisville, MA-Boston, MD-Baltimore, NJ-Princeton, NY-New York, PA-Blue Bell, PA-Moon township, VA-Richmond
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate who can work across functional teams to provide Part D subject matter expertise (SME) on a wide variety of project assignments related to Aetna pharmacy products. The selected candidate should be able to effectively convey verbally and in writing appropriate root cause analysis and solutions using a wide variety of available tools and guidance. The selected candidate will work across the business segment researching CMS guidance, platform capabilities, filing requirements, as achieving other internal business needs, such as creating Policies & Procedures, testing Medicare Plan Finder, reviewing Aetna Medicare web-based material, testing broker tools, etc.
Fundamental Components:
Medicare Part D Product has a myriad of projects resulting from the recent acquisition and divestiture of Part D business. This has led to the need for an addition to staff for the purposes of working across organizational lines on various topics that require the selected candidate to become a subject-matter-expert on CMS guidance, knowledge of Aetna system platforms (e.g., HMO, DX, NextGen), HPMS, various drug pricing tools, collection of competitive intelligence, review of marketing and member materials for accuracy and many other deliverable functions of the Product department. Candidate must be able to identify/analyze root causes and solve problems. Must achieve high degree of competency interacting with downstream partners and entities, such as Caremark (PBM), Rx Operations, Marketing, Compliance, IT, Legal and other areas as needed. Work collaboratively with individual SMEs and across functional lines to assure desired results.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of Medicare with a working knowledge of Part D in either an operational, compliance or IT role. It is expected that the incumbent will have strong Medicare experience in one or more functional areas, with at least some Part D knowledge and experience. Strong technical skills are a must, as is a direct communications style, disciplined project management skills and proficient business experience to assure that issues are resolved timely and effectively. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Pharmacy/ is desired
Insurance/ is desired
Operations Support/ is desired
Project Management/ is desired

Functional - Products-Other/Pharmacy/4-6 Years
Functional - Marketing/Product development/1-3 Years
Functional - General Management/Product development/1-3 Years
Functional - Leadership/Lead a major product launch/1-3 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Testing/1-3 Years

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft SharePoint/1-3 Years/End User

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED
General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED
Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED
Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Aetna Medicare Part D Product is a growing department. Highly motivated professionals work with a high degree of self-direction and autonomy, while benefiting from the expertise of working with a strong team of talented experts. Combined with competitive income and learning opportunities, a position on the Part D Product team could be a step forward in your career.

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.

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