Senior Project Manager (65500BR)Primary Location: Phoenix, AZ
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix Apply
65500Fundamental Components: This is an in office position
Develops and implements strategic project plan to achieve business goals. Proactively leads project and/or business by setting direction of project, creating project plan, timeline identifying key milestones and additional resources needed on selected project(s) Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organization. Solicits and evaluates internal and external customer feedback to enhance continuous quality improvement. Responsible for managing the budget and/or financial implications of more complex projects. Group facilitation/presentation influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/segment) and external parties (e.g., vendor management). Identifies issues that may stall project and addresses them by either resolving the issue or creating an alternative solution. Tracks progress and communicates project(s) status on a regular basis to all impacted parties. Builds communication plans for implementation to ensure all impacted parties (up stream/down stream) are informed of next steps for completion. May mentor and/or manage others. Acts as an advocate for change may require influencing others to see the value in project, including managing interpersonal sensitivities and articulating the strategic view to ensure project alignment. Background Experience: Solid Project Management and supervisory skills. Proven ability to affect change/interpersonal skills. Past experience includes development of budgets. Proven communication skills both written and verbal. Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources. BS/BA or equivalent experience and 5-7 years of management experience related to standards & measurements, technology, systems, processes etc preferred.
**Medicare and or Medicaid background required.**
**Project Mgt certification required i.e. PMP, Agile Scrum Master certification etc..**
**Past positions required acting as a project lead directing a team**.
Additional Job Information: Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
Experience with Medicaid is a Plus.
Project Management Certification is a Plus. This could be PMI, Agile ScrumMaster, Six Sigma, etc. Required Skills: General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Creating Accountability, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Leadership - Driving Change Functional Skills: General Management - Project management (non-IT), Project Management - Cross-functional project management, Project Management - Enterprise-wide project management, Project Management - Plan development, Project Management - Project Management Consulting Technology Experience: Desktop Tool - Microsoft Project, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Visio Potential Telework Position: No 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: 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 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.
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