Aetna KS MCD Business Project Program Manager - Non-IT (51962BR) in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 51962BR


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:

Develops and implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals. -Proactively leads 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. -Obtains financial support for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management. -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 supports 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. -Responsible for resource utilization within and across work teams. -Responsible for the financial implications of projects and/or program budgets. -Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan.


-This is a business project manager - non IT prefer Medicaid knowledge

-Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience is required.

-Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources.

-Proven negotiation skills.

-Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets related to various projects and or program.

-Computer literate; proficiency with MS Office Suite Applications and keyboard navigation skills required.

-Proven project management skills.


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


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Are you ready to join a company that is changing the face of health care across the nation? Aetna Better Health of Kansas is looking for people like you who value excellence, integrity, caring and innovation. As an employee, you ll join a team dedicated to improving the lives of KanCare members. Our vision incorporates community-based health care that works. We value diversity. Align your career goals with Aetna Better Health of Kansas, and we will support youall the way. 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