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Product & Strategy Planner

Primary Location: Walnut Creek, CA
Additional Locations: CA-Walnut Creek
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Description:
Provides analytical support for one to several portfolio product(s), depending upon complexity. Evaluates and analyzes new and/or existing opportunities and products. Analyzes markets & uncovers customer needs. Provides competitive analysis utilized to build product strategy and provides inputs to the phase gate process.

Fundamental Components:
Directing/developing product development strategy for multiple groups of products including: - sales - competitive positioning - marketing - underwriting guidelines and policy - distribution - pricing Responsible for product design, which includes establishing key features, product performance standards, cost benefit , pricing strategy, market opportunity, competitive positioning, and resource assessment /allocation Provide technical assistance and consultation to project managers Manage special projects that impact the entire organization Ensuring effective internal and external communication with all stakeholders regarding product development process Maintain comprehensive understanding of internal and external environmental influences

Background Experience:
Demonstrated understanding of technology and how it can be applied to solve business problems/provide technical solutions. Effective communication/influencing skills applied to broad internal/external audience. Demonstrated success with process improvement and project management initiatives. 3+ years experience in Healthcare and/or Employee Benefits arena. Product development and/or management experience preferred.

Required Skills:
General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy

Desired Skills:
Sales - Creating Innovative Products, Sales - Knowing Markets

Functional Skills:
General Management - Data analysis & interpretation, General Management - Project management (non-IT), Products-Medical - All Aetna Standard Plans

Technology Experience:
Desktop Tool - Microsoft Outlook, Desktop Tool - Microsoft PowerPoint, Desktop Tool - Microsoft SharePoint, Desktop Tool - TE Microsoft Excel

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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