Aetna Business Project Program Manager (Alternate Payment Models) (54649BR) in Dallas, Texas

Req ID: 54649BR

POSITION SUMMARY

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, and implementation while prioritizing work, resources and time. Ensures the end state of the project and/or business operation 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.

Please note that this is a virtual positon and can be located anywhere in the country.

Fundamental Components:

Implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals.

Proactively leads a program and/or most complex projects by setting strategic direction.

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

Collaborates and partners with other functional managers, other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed.

Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project.

Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services. Collaboratively works across multiple functions and/or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or segments.

Responsible for development and implementation of new ideas that support work/team.

Cross function/segment group facilitation/presentation.

Leads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communications.

Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources

Proven negotiation skills

Experience includes management of multiple concurrent projects and/or programs

Intermediate understanding of alternate payment models from both the provider and health plan perspective is required.

Strong presentation/facilitations skills

Strong MS Project skills required to develop and manage project plans.

Experience with QuickBase desired

EDUCATION

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

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

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

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

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

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Project Plan/Schedule Development General Business/Communicating for Impact

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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Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.