Aetna Project Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 43586BR

POSITION SUMMARY

This role needs a candidate that lives near the Phoenix, AZ office.

Accountable for and manages the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of project(s) with relatively small and/or less complex scope and deliverables. Provides support to and reports to the Senior Director of Implementations. 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. 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:

Provides input on business plan to achieve business goals. Proactively leads assigned project 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). Responsible for the budget and/or financial implications of the project. 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 (upstream/downstream) 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. Exhibits the Project Manager Behaviors

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

-3-5 years related Project Management work experience.

-Demonstrated project successes with related disciplines: business process development, implementations, migrations, system upgrades, automation replacement, operational improvements.

-Demonstrated skills in building an internal team to collaborate with a broad team of SMEs from diverse organizational backgrounds to effectively meet project goals

PMP desired but not required

Commercial Real Estate or Call Center Experience Desired but not required

EDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

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

Functional - Administration / Operations/Document production & distribution/7-10 Years

Functional - Administration / Operations/File Maintenance/7-10 Years

Functional - Administration / Operations/FE Correspondence / Reports/7-10 Years

Functional - Administration / Operations/Data Entry/7-10 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Project/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio/4-6 Years/End User

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Some telework may be available for this role, but is not guaranteed. Candidate must live near the Phoenix, AZ office.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

General background of commercial real estate, telecom and/or infrastructure preferred but not required

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: Management