Aetna IT Project Manager in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 41958BR


Reporting within the IT organization, this position functions heavily in a business facing manner interfacing with IT to deliver key business projects with technical components. The PM will lead, mentor and guide the work of project team members during the project lifecycle.

Fundamental Components:

Managing the delivery of 2-3 medium to large sized projects, all with an IT component and business impact. Will spend majority of time guiding project teams to deliver work against a defined methodology and project schedule. Communication to multiple levels of stakeholders, and be able to lead team members through roadblocks, creating alternate solutions and keeping the schedule and budget within approved guidelines.


Experience with a project management lifecycle and concepts

Experience managing projects according to a defined methodology and governance.

Experience managing resources in a matrix environment


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


Project Management/Project Management Institute (PMI) is desired

Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired


Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Scope Management/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Time Management/4-6 Years


Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/ADVANCED


General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Can live near Amherst, NY or Plymouth, MN offices


Opportunity to work in a growing and stable industry, leading change, and working independently to lead teams to successful outcomes.

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.

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Job Function: Information Technology