Senior Project ManagerPrimary Location: Urbandale, IA
Additional Locations: IA-Urbandale Apply
•Delivers and supports the review of all reports the director/manager needs to oversee day to day operations
•Leading the execution of all projects on the timeline – helping to create assignments, monitor progress, raise concerns
•Team meetings facilitation, agenda, notes, follow-up management
•Productivity monitor and support to manager
Communication support/track/coordinate to markets
Accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing management of more complex projects which typically impact more than one of the following: process, system, product and/or function and may run a year in duration.
64131Fundamental Components: 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: Remote position/Seeking candidate East or Mid-West area
Solid Project Management and supervisory skills Proven ability to affect change/interpersonal skills Past positions required acting a project lead and directing a team 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, project management etc preferred. Additional Job Information: Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management. Strong communication and collaboration skills. Required Skills: Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Engaging and Developing People Desired Skills: General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline, Leadership - Driving Change Functional Skills: Management - Management - Multifunctional management :> 25 employees, Project Management - Cross-functional project management, Project Management - Evaluating success/lessons learned, Project Management - Project Manager Technology Experience: Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft Word, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel Potential Telework Position: Yes 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 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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