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Director, Implementations (60568BR)

Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix
Typically manages multiple managers and their work teams and/or most complex implementations and projects through to implementation. Sets strategic direction for team and/or complex projects and or programs.

Fundamental Components:
Sets the direction of the strategic business plan and translates into vision for staff/others As a business leader, influences all stake holders to support key projects/programs to ensure positive outcomes that deliver on results. Drives change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services (e.g., policies, processes or systems). Identifies gaps in processes or organization and challenges self and others to develop and implement solutions. Directs accountability for impact to SG&A - Ensures accurate prioritization of key projects/programs within purview. Has ultimate accountability for project management services being delivered including organizations budget and/or financial implications. Typically manages staff.

Background Experience:

-BS or BA or equivalent experience.
-10+ years managed care/Medicaid experience

-Demonstrated negotiation skills.
-Proven track record managing complex projects and or programs that resulted in cost savings.
-Multiple years proven leadership experience setting strategic direction and influencing change that resulted in quantifiable positive outcomes.
-Experience managing large budgets.
-Project management experience.
-Supervisory experience.

Additional Job Information:

skills and work requirements:

expertise with Microsoft Office tools, specifically Word, Excel, Project and

experience with Microsoft SharePoint

Negotiation and
critical thinking skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management (verbal, written, presentation skills)

leadership and change management

Required Skills:
General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Fostering a Global Perspective

Desired Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Leadership - Creating Accountability, Service - Managing Organizational Dynamics

Functional Skills:
Project Management - Cross-functional project management, Project Management - Evaluating success/lessons learned, Project Management - Plan management, Project Management - Project Leader, Project Management - Project Management Consulting

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Project, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
25 - 50%

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.

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