Aetna Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 54513BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Accountable for and manages the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of project(s) with relatively small and/or less complex scope and deliverables. 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.

Fundamental Components:

Proactively leads assigned project by creating project timeline, identifying key milestones and additional resources needed to successfully complete the work.

Maintenance, reporting and analysis on health plan data to enable leadership towards informed decisions

Assists with the management of internal relationships, processes and performance drives (in some cases relationships may be external).

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 (up stream/down stream) 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 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.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3-5 years related work experience.

Proven track record meeting project dates.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

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

Functional - General Management/Data analysis & interpretation/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

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

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

REQUIRED SKILLS

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/FOUNDATION

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

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

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.