Aetna Senior Project Manager in Franklin, Tennessee

Req ID: 40985BR


Chosen candidate will be a part of our Aetna's Senior Supplemental Insurance (SSI) Implementation Management Office (IMO) here in Franklin, Tennessee. We are a growing organization with multiple large critical projects active at all times, giving the candidate a lot of opportunity to exhibit value. As a Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for the successful delivery of these projects through collaboration with our Business Areas, Business Analysts, IT, Business Support Team, Vendors and provide Reporting/Risks to Senior Leaders.

Fundamental Components:

Direct project teams through our Business Release Schedule and Systems Life Cycle.

Effectively manage meetings, project plans and deliverables.

Update Leadership and Reporting weekly for accurate status and risk mitigation.

Effectively facilitate collaboration with numerous project stakeholders; to include both internal and external.

Provide a level headed and proactive approach to problem solving.

Manage project scope and resources appropriately to best fit for Business Release Schedule and Systems Life Cycle.


Proven track record in the successful delivery of Systems projects utilizing a Software Development Life Cycle.

Proven collaboration, facilitation and communication skills, both written and verbal.

Proven interpersonal skills enabling effective problem and issue management.

Proven Project Management skills.


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


Project Management/Six Sigma Trained is desired

Project Management/Project Management Professional, PMP is desired


Functional - Project Management/Enterprise-wide project management/1+ Years

Functional - Project Management/Stakeholder analysis/1+ Years

Functional - Management/Management - Systems/1+ Years


General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED


General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment and proven performance.

Telework considered only for unique circumstances.

Part-Time Telework (ex: 3-4 days office-based, 1-2 days telework).


Great opportunity to step in and establish yourself as a high performing Project Manager who brings the appropriate stakeholders together and helps solve and deliver. The primary value added characteristics that we need are based on the ability to collaborate, communicate and interact with others effectively; all while being a proactive problem solver.

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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Job Function: Management