Description: The Commercial Product & Solutions Management 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 within Aetna that is striving to transform the delivery of healthcare from fixing members when they are not well to providing members the services they need to achieve their personal health ambitions and, in so doing, to fundamentally revolutionize employer-provided health insurance programs.
Product Strategy and Commercialization
o Develop, prioritize and manage product pipeline (from ideation through delivery and monitoring of results)
o Lead ongoing market and competitive analyses to aid strategic decision making and development of key
o 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
o Develop supporting business cases for new product ideas/concepts with supporting well defined product performance metrics
o Manages the commercialization and launch of multiple concurrent new product, benefit, service concepts into the marketplace through Product Solutions and Management Stage Gating process.
o Collaborate with other business areas and leaders to ensure appropriate project prioritization,funding, and change controls activity (budget or scope)
o Brings a sense of urgency to the role and take full accountability for the end result
o Can leverage verbal and written communication to obtain buy-in from critical partners including prioritization and funding
o Ability to build and leverage strong relationships and remove barriers; navigate and work across business areas
o Oversee multiple competing products/projects with effective prioritization and eye for detail
o Serve as product expert, and leverage all resources available to achieve objectives.
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 product development and/or management initiatives, including Stage Gating process
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
Required Skills: General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating Desired Skills: Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy Functional Skills: Leadership - Lead a major product launch, Products-Medical - Active Benefit Design, Project Management - Project Leader Potential Telework Position: No 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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