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Senior Strategic Planner

Primary Location: Parsippany, New Jersey
Additional Locations: NJ-Parsippany
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Description:
Position Summary:
Accountable for managing financial and non-financial performance across a local network for all segments; Responsible for identifying, executing and monitoring SAIs (Scoreable Action Items)

Job Responsibilities:
- Educates business and technical resources on purpose and value of quality and cost metrics and assists in interpretation to solve problems and improve outcomes
- Monitors market level metrics and performance for utilization, market level medical cost, premiums, financial results, etc. to identify trends
- Coordinates tracking and execution of Scorable Action Items (SAIs) in collaboration with Medical Economics Unit (MEU)
- Responsible for supporting the network leader through the network strategy development process by leveraging network design tools
- Converts data into insights that are actionable
- Provides insights to Network Managers to help inform network strategy based on insights and observations
- Supports Medical Economics Review process on behalf of Local Network team
- Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the external health care environment.
- Provides leadership in negotiation and influencing sound business decisions based on data, results and information derived from industry trends, research findings, and Aetna-specific reports and analyses
- Technical and analytics skills
- Deep knowledge of health care industry, policy, research design, statistical analyses, predictive modeling, case-mix and risk adjustment methods and tools
- Advanced technical, analytic and consultative skills, extensive knowledge of health care data and information systems, as well as an understanding of health care benefits, health care financing and health care delivery systems

Background/ Experience Desired:
- 5+ years experience and technical/functional expertise in one or more of the following areas: management consulting, financial analysis, project management, public policy, mergers and acquisitions, operations management and/or marketing.
- Experience with small or mid-sized cross-functional initiatives, with a moderate degree of complexity.
- Demonstrated experience developing analysis, presentations and support material to successfully implement strategy or change initiatives.
- Demonstrated relationship management skills at peer levels within an organization and external constituents.

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

Required Skills:
Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED
Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/ADVANCED
General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Desired Skills:
Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED
Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED
Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

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. 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.

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.

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:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

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

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