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Aetna is now a CVS Health Company

Product Management/Development (Healthcare Innovation)

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, MA-Wellesley
*This office based role can be located in either our Hartford, CT or Wellesley,MA locations.

Do you want to be an architect of defining what healthcare is and how/where/when its delivered?

The Commercial Product Aetna/CVS Solutions team is looking for a strategic thinker with excellent judgment and business sense for the role of Product Manager. This leader will join a dynamic and growing team striving to transform the delivery of healthcare providing members the services they need to achieve their personal health ambitions and, in so doing, to fundamentally revolutionize employer-provided health insurance programs.

Fundamental Components:

Product Strategy and Commercialization of benefits, plans and programs

Develop, prioritize and manage product pipeline (from ideation through delivery to monitoring of results)

Lead ongoing market and competitive analyses to aid strategic decision making and development of key messaging/positioning

Lead product ideation and conceptualization efforts, for new products, programs and/or product enhancements, working in close partnership with other business areas by leveraging in-depth knowledge and understanding of market trends, customer needs/expectations, and internal capabilities

Develop supporting business cases and supporting financial models for new product ideas / concepts supporting well defined product performance metrics

Manages the commercialization and launch of multiple concurrent new product, benefit, service concepts into the marketplace through Product Solutions and Management Stage Gating process.

Soft skills preferred:

Results driven bringing a sense of urgency to the role with full accountability for the products they lead with end to end responsibility, acting in the capacity of CEO of their products

Collaborate in matrixed environment with other business areas and leaders to ensure appropriate project prioritization, funding, and change controls activity (budget or scope)

Can leverage verbal and written communication to all levels of leadership to obtain buy-in from critical partners including prioritization, business case development and funding

Ability to build and leverage strong relationships and remove barriers; navigate and work across business areas

Oversee multiple competing products/projects with effective prioritization and eye for detail

Serve as product expert and utilize all resources available to achieve objectives.


Background Experience:

Bachelor's degree (MBA preferred) along with 5+ years of experience in healthcare and/or employee benefits; product development and/or management experience preferred

Demonstrated success with large product development and/or management initiatives, including Stage Gating process in a matrixed environment

Effective communication/influencing skills applied to broad internal/external audience

Demonstrated understanding of technology and how it can be applied to solve business problems/provide technical solutions

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. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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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