Aetna Group Medicare Advantage Product Manager (49194BR) in Amherst, New York

Req ID: 49194BR


Highly knowledgeable and results oriented program management professional required to lead large scale system integration.

Fundamental Components:

  • Represent Group Medicare Advantage at NextGen meetings with migration work steams

  • Provide baseline Group Medicare Advantage Product subject matter expertise & collaborate as final SME authority as questions/concerns/clarification needed.

  • Build relationships with & partner with other business areas and NextGen Trains to identify Group MA specific product needs for Enrollment / Billing, PD/PDP, Provider/Network, Web, Sales/ Marketing, Member Services, Implementation/Configuration

  • Actively participate in the quarterly Release Planning Sessions with full Next Gen development and migration teams

  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with the larger PMO team driving the Next Gen development

  • Identify Group MA specific needs, development requirements for impacted systems for the larger NextGen migration project

  • Partner with NextGen team in UAT and regression testing efforts needed for migration and development

  • Provide regular status updates to the larger Group MA and Group Sales team of Next Gen progress and upcoming changes

  • Routine participation in Group MA Product Team team meetings/updates on NextGen project

  • Participate in weekly / recurring 1:1s with leadership to provide project updates/issues/concerns/escalation



    10+ years project management experience

    Medicare experience

    Proven track record managing complex projects and or programs that resulted in cost savings.


    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

    Project Management/Lean Six Sigma is desired

    Project Management/Project Management Institute (PMI) is desired

    Project Management/Six Sigma Trained is desired


    Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/7-10 Years

    Functional - Products-Other/Pharmacy/1-3 Years

    Functional - Products-Other/Global/1-3 Years

    Functional - Project Management/Project Leader/7-10 Years


    General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/MASTERY

    General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

    Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION


    Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/MASTERY

    Leadership/Creating Accountability/MASTERY

    Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/MASTERY

    Telework Specifications:

  • Full-Time Telework (WAH)


    Highly visible position. Ability to work on large operational and strategic projects, as well as, input into process improvements.

    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