Aetna Senior Project Manager in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 42863BR

Position Summary:

Supports the business by recommending appropriate actions, strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs. Has responsibility for leading/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:

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 crossfunctional/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 (upstream/downstream) 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 strategicview to ensure project alignment

Background/Experience Desired:

Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources

Proven communication skills both written and verbal

Past experience includes development of budgets

Past positions required acting a project lead and directing a team

Proven ability to affect change/interpersonal skills

Solid Project Management and supervisory skills

Education and Certification Requirements:

BS/BA or equivalent experience and 5-7 years of management experience related to

standards & measurements, technology, systems, processes etc preferred.

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Job Function: Management