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Business Project Program Manager (70794BR)

Primary Location: Kenner, LA
Additional Locations: LA-Kenner
Leads the work and deliverables of multiple, complex projects or programs, through to implementation, that impact multiple processes, systems, functions and products. Length of project may run multiple years in duration.

Fundamental Components:
(*) Develops and implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals.

(*) Proactively leads a program and/or most complex projects by setting strategic direction.

(*) Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organization.

(*) Collaborates and partners with other functional managers, other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed.

(*) Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project.

(*) Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services.

(*) Obtains financial support for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management.

(*) Collaboratively works across multiple functions and /or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or segments.)

(*) Responsible for development and implementation of new ideas that supports work/team.

(*) Cross-function/segment group facilitation/presentation.

(*) Leads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communications.

(*) Responsible for resource utilization within and across work teams.

(*) Responsible for the financial implications of projects and/or program budgets.

(*) Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan.

(*) There will be some occasional travel to Baton Rouge.

Background Experience:
(*) Healthcare experience required; Medicaid managed care experience preferred.

(*) Proven project management skills.

(*) Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets related to various projects and/or programs.

(*) Proven negotiation skills.

(*) Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources.

(*) BS/BA or equivalent experience and 8-10 years of experience related to standards & measurements, technology, systems and processes, including project consultation preferred.

Additional Job Information:
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.Proven ability to satisfy customers needs and develop alternatives to resolve issues.

Clinical Licensure:

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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