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VBC Specialty Program Senior Manager

Primary Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, DC-Washington, PA-Blue Bell, PA-Pittsburgh
Supports the business by recommending appropriate actions, Value-based contracting strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs. Has responsibility for leading and building VBC strategy, innovative models. Including managing all aspects of a project and or program such as planning, coordination, development, implementation including the financial implications while prioritizing work, resources and time. Ensures the end state of the project and/or business operations meets business objective(s) and that all deliverables and due dates are met. Highly collaborative process often requires managing relationships across the segments or multiple functional areas.

Fundamental Components:

Typically manages work teams for most complex projects through to implementation. Sets strategic direction for projects and/or programs. Has full accountability for all aspects of projects and or programs such as financial, regulatory, marketing, etc.

Responsible for providing oversight to external vendors, consultants and consulting team members and/or matrixed staff as required in support of initiatives. Accountable for transferring knowledge, best practices, methodology and tools to the enterprise.

May be responsible for concurrent initiatives as team lead and/or team member, based on resource requirements.

10+ years managed care / health insurance industry experience

Demonstrate value-based contracting expertise or acumen, including bundled and episode-of-care initiatives

Experience includes knowledge and understanding of specialty care

Multiple years proven leadership experience setting strategic direction and influencing change that resulted in quantifiable positive outcomes

Experience developing strategic plans

Proven track record managing complex projects and or programs that resulted in cost savings

Experience with enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional large-scale initiatives with high degree of complexity

Demonstrated relationship management skills at the senior level: capacity to quickly build and maintain credible relationships at varying levels of the organization simultaneously

Experience managing large budgets

Project management experience

Supervisory experience

Demonstrated negotiation skills

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

Functional - Communications/Provider communications/7-10 Years
Functional - Leadership/Act as company spokesperson to external constituents/7-10 Years
Functional - Government Relations/Federal/7-10 Years
Functional - General Management/Data analysis & interpretation/4-6 Years
Functional - Finance/Business development/4-6 Years

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/7-10 Years/End User

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/MASTERY
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY
Leadership/Driving Change/MASTERY

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/MASTERY
Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/ADVANCED
Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

Ability to communicate effectively with management
Strong organizational time management skills
Ability to work independently and lead projects while collaborating across organization
Critical thinking skills

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.

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.

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

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

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