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Product Owner/Product Implementation Associate - 63356BR

Primary Location: Hartford, CT
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, MA-Boston, MA-Burlington, MA-Wellesley, NY-New York, PA-Blue Bell, RI-Providence, RI-Woonsocket
Develops and manages detailed implementation plans to execute product strategy flawlessly in collaboration with cross-functional business partners to increase and retain Aetna membership. Supports the implementation of significant product initiatives. Responsibilities may include managing all aspects of project plan(s), maintaining understanding of technical aspects and details of execution, identifying product implications and dependencies, and participating in AIS requirement sessions.

Fundamental Components:
Maintain understanding of Aetna/business unit strategy, customers, healthcare, and regulatory environment, as well as product vision/strategy. Understand and assist in converting product strategy into high level implementation plan. Solve customer needs, assist in the creation of robust high-level business requirements, and help to deliver on product vision/strategy taking into account linkages between systems, technical/systems implications, and anticipating changes/resolving barriers. Responsibilities may include assistance with BNA development, quality reviews, trouble shooting, product maintenance, and participation in AIS requirement sessions.Contribute to the articulation of product and technical strategy to key business partners during product development and requirement sessions.Assists in ensuring traceability to BNA and alignment with product vision. May assist with completion of request for proposal responses. Elevate risks, communicate dependencies, and recommend alternative solutions in timely manner that allows for mitigation and/or strategic reaction. Work effectively across business areas by building and leveraging strong relationships. Identify and mobilize cross-functional support required to achieve business objectives, including areas of tactical and strategic support. Create and manage detailed project plans to track product development and commercialization. Manage multiple competing products/projects with effective prioritization and eye for detail. Product management responsibilities may include management and updating of PADUs, management of exception process, execution of product refreshes or product compliance, updating and review of marketing materials, fielding of product questions, pulling of product data, and being SMEs on product support systems and flows. Take full accountability for end result, serve as product expert, and leverage all resources available to achieve objectives.

Background Experience:
3-5 years related cross-functional, project management experience. BA or equivalent experience

Additional Job Information:
Key skills are strategic thinking, communicating for impact, collaboration, and driving for results. Must have and impart a sense of urgency with key business partners. Requires ability to be innovative and resourceful in developing solutions.

Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline

Desired Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, General Business - Managing Sales Relationships, General Business - Turning Data into Information

Functional Skills:
General Management - Project management (non-IT), Management - Management - Data analysis and interpretation, Management - Management - Operations

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by 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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