Aetna Senior Project Manager in Chantilly, Virginia

Req ID: 52506BR

Note: this is not an IT project manager role.


Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) is seeking a highly self-motivated project manager to join their team. In this role, s/he will manage projects and programs across a range of complexities, scope and topics working with teams located in the markets. The person will manage multiple cross-functional projects, identify and drive business process improvements, and oversee a broad range of activities and programs in support of delivering on our local and national initiatives. This position also offers candidates an opportunity to participate in delivering consultative services to the field and our group commercial customers.

Fundamental Components but not limited to the following:

-Manage department projects thru completion; prepare project summaries and dashboards

-Prepare presentations to communicate project status and/or education

-Coordinate management process execution within and across teams

-Maintain up to date case inventory; coordinate pipeline reviews

-Maintain department shared repository and communication delivery platforms (sharepoint, Unily, Yammer)

-Coordinate thought leadership content reviews for external publication

-Monitor key industry groups for market and healthcare trend information for department use

-Coordinate business-required survey activity from creation through analysis and results distribution

-Perform budget analysis; manage contracts

-Maintain department business continuity plan

-Drive proactive compliance and manage compliance reporting requirements

-Coordinate market clinical or analytic consultative sessions in support of growth and renewal


Strong organizational skills

Proven track record in meeting project milestones

Proven communication skills both written and verbal; ability to communicate effectively across all levels.

Builds and leverages strong relationships to work effectively across business areas; identifies cross-functional support required to achieve business objectives.

Prior experience developing budgets, acting as a project lead, developing communication plans

Proven ability to affect change/interpersonal skills

Solid Project Management skills including risk assessment and mitigation

Willing to learn new techniques, tools and approaches and in turn train others on these skills.

Ability to act as an advocate for change


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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS one of the following is required:

Project Management/Lean Six Sigma

Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management/Project Management Certification


Functional - Project Management/Cross-functional project management/1-3 Years

Functional - General Management/Project management (non-IT)/1-3 Years

Functional - Planning/Planning & performance management/1-3 Years

Functional - Project Management/Issue identification and analysis/1-3 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/End User


General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Flexible telework / office-based schedule (must live near certain office location)


The Plan Sponsor Insights (PSI) team provides clinical and analytic analysis, consultation and reporting for Aetnas group commercial plan sponsors. Working on the PSI team provides the opportunity to work with the account teams and important Aetna partners that support our customers as well as the potential to interact with customers and consultants. The work environment supports and thrives on out-of-the box thinking and creative talent. Our team is highly valued by our internal partners as well as the customers they serve.

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