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Product Manager (Healthcare)

Primary Location: McLean, Virginia
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, MA-Wellesley, VA-McLean

The New Product Department develops new product offerings for commercial business. As new products are developed, there is continued importance on product management. In this role, the ideal candidate will manage the new products that are developed from the new product department. This includes product management, gating, review, enhancements, and overall product performance.

As healthcare becomes ever more hyperlocal, Aetna needs differentiated and integrated solutions that address the needs of employers as they seek to address diverse health needs across the local and national markets in which they do business.
The successful candidate has a strong background in health care strategy, product development, and experience working in a matrix organization. In addition, demonstrated success in the commercial business including the following segments: large group market, national accounts and key accounts, will be important.

NOTE: This is not an IT role.


Fundamental Components:
  • Leverages in-depth knowledge and understanding of products across functions and within market segments to direct the development and implementation of new solution initiatives, including enhancements
  • Directs, evaluates and provides requirements/specifications for use of appropriate business processes and systems to support product initiatives
  • Seek and maintain comprehensive understanding of internal and external environmental influences and competitive pressures to develop and enhance product portfolio
  • Drive effective product offerings to customers to meet commercial organizational goals
  • Understand and track key financial performance indicators to insure effective portfolio performance
  • Establish and manage large (or significant) cross-functional development and implementation work groups. Anticipate resource needs, set priorities, establish accountabilities, define roles/responsibilities and manage relationships to secure necessary resources not under direct control
  • May participate and/or conduct focus group sessions, broker briefings or one-on-one meetings with consultants, brokers, general agents and/or employer groups to obtain voice of customer feedback
  • Lead product performance management, including sunset; oversee business case development
  • Owns and is accountable for P/L success for product(s)

Background Experience:
  • 5-7 years work experience
  • Product development and/or management experience preferred
  • Commercial health insurance experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • MBA preferred

Additional Job Information:
  • Experience leading cross functional project management initiatives
  • Advanced communication/presentation skills

Required Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, General Business - Turning Data into Information

Desired Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Managing Sales Relationships, General Business - Maximizing Work Practices

Functional Skills:
Communication - Communication Development - Executive level presentations, General Management - Data analysis & interpretation, General Management - Product development, General Management - Project management (non-IT), Planning - Business

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

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

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