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Sr Strategy Consultant

Primary Location: New York, New York
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, NY-New York, PA-Blue Bell
Position Summary:
Responsible for maintaining business and technical knowledge with respect to Aetna products, programs, services, policies, systems, and pricing methodologies. Supports all technical initiatives, as well as identify inefficiencies within the team/company, and develop solutions for improvement. They work primarily on the complex and high visibility cases and markets.

Fundamental Components:
Aetna International is looking for a Senior Strategy Consultant to champion the development of our customer-focused, strategically oriented proposals that focus on our global proposition, financial positioning, product offerings, network access, and the Aetna Value Story. The International Business Solutions team is a newly formed team that brings together Sales Support, Marketing and Product. Joining forces with these teams will allow you to be creative, strategize, design and deliver innovative proposals. This role supports our growth ambitions in the Aetna International, Americas region.
What you'll do:
Evaluates, manages and oversees the most complex and/or high visibility cases, identifies risks and recommends appropriate measures to manage risks while growing or retaining membership. Independently develops and executes proposal strategy for assigned cases. Distributes strategy agenda and leads the discussion of agenda points in a collaborative effort with Sales and Underwriting team members. Provides summary of the strategy call, identifies deliverables, and establishes timeframes for completion of deliverables. Gathers information from source systems to complete the most complex RFPs, which may include network statistical data, questionnaire responses, statistical facts, sample materials required for the RFP including standard reports supplied to plan sponsor, product brochures, ID cards, etc. Manages RFP response by coordinating with appropriate areas of the organization to ensure timeliness and quality of RFP. Facilitates plan design review and preparation of deviation documents. Solicits appropriate network access reports. Requests responses to non-standard questions. Oversees all required RFP follow-up, including responding to additional questions, clarification of original responses, and recalculation of fees. Responds to requests to redesign strategy including product and program changes and/or funding arrangements. Produces accurate fees and financial documents by interpreting and applying underwriting policies to position the financial response within set authority levels. Serves as the project manager on assigned projects, managing multiple priorities, anticipating customer needs and assisting others to meet established service standards.

Background Experience Desired:
- 3 to 5 years of RFP project management experience, involving complex proposals.
- Must be organized and efficient, detail-oriented and able to multi-task.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the external health care environment.
- Must enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment and be adaptable to changing priorities.
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Internet Explorer.

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Job Information:
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidates'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.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

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