Aetna Business Project Manager-42713BR in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 42713BR


Accountable for and manages the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of project(s) with relatively small and/or less complex scope and deliverables. Project scope typically impacts one of the following: process, system, function, and/or product. Length of project may run one year or less in duration.

LOCATION; Preference will be given to candidates living near the Phoenix, AZ office but will consider candidates living near any Aetna office.

Fundamental Components:

Provides input on business plan to achieve business goals.

Proactively leads assigned reporting projects by creating project timeline, identifying key milestones and additional resources needed to successfully complete the work.

Assists with the management of internal relationships, processes and performance drives (in some cases relationships may be external).

Negotiates to obtain additional resources (may be cross functional/segment).

Identifies issues that may stall project and works with manager to address them.

Tracks progress and communicates project status on a regular basis to all impacted parties.

Builds communication plan for implementation to ensure all impacted parties (up stream/down stream) are informed of next steps for completion.

Acts as an advocate for change may require influencing others to see the value in project.

Group facilitation/presentation influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/segment) may also include external parties.

May coach or mentor others by providing work direction.

May solicit and evaluate internal and external customer feedback to enhance continuous quality improvement.

May identify gaps and recommend enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organization.

Develops recommendations based on complex data and root cause analysis.

May serve as a Subject Matter Expert.


3-5 years Project Management Experience required.

Experience with Microsoft Office Project is required.

Preference will be given to those candidates who hold a PMP.

Experience with Access Database desired.

Health Care experience is preferred.

Proven track record meeting project dates and deadlines.

SharePoint operational experience (development experience is preferable, but not required).

Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. )desired.

Any combination of IT, Compliance, Health Insurance, Reporting experience is desired.


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


Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired


Functional - Information Management/Database Structures/1-3 Years

Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/1-3 Years

Functional - Products-Other//


Technical - Database/SQL Server/1-3 Years/Power User

Technical - Database/Microsoft Access/1-3 Years/Power User


General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work collaboratively within work teams.

Ability to communicate effectively with management.

Strong organization 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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Job Function: Management