Aetna Senior Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Req ID: 41701BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing management of more complex projects which typically impact more than one of the following: process, system, product and/or function and may run a year in duration.

Fundamental Components: Develops and implements strategic project plan to achieve business goalsProactively leads project and/or business by setting direction of project, creating project plan and timeline (including adherence to state and CMS regulatory timelines), identifying key milestones and additional resources neededIdentifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organizationSolicits and evaluates internal and external customer feedback to enhance continuous quality improvementResponsible for managing the budget and/or financial implications of more complex projectsGroup facilitation/presentation influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/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 solutionTracks progress and communicates project(s) status on a regular basis to all impacted partiesBuilds communication plans for implementation to ensure all impacted parties (up stream/down stream) are informed of next steps for completionCollaborates with the Project Management Office and other internal and external partiesMay mentor and/or manage othersActs as an advocate for change may require influencing others to see the value in project, including managing interpersonal sensitivities and articulating the strategic view to ensure project alignmentBACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:5-7 years of management experience related to standards and measurements, technology, systems, processes preferredProven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resourcesExperience as a project lead responsible for directing/mentoring a teamAbility to run projects independentlyPast experience includes budget development and oversightAbility to communicate effectively with all levels of managementMedicaid highly preferredEDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Communications/Translating & Interpreting/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Business information analysis/1-3 Years

Functional - Claims/Claim processing - Medical - Medicare/1-3 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/Aetna Group Medicare Advantage Plan Network Service Areas/1-3 Years

Functional - Products-Medical/Managed Choice/

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

Service/Creating a Differentiated Service Experience/ADVANCED

Service/Handling Service Challenges/ADVANCED

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.

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Job Function: Management