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Aetna Strategy & Product Management Director in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Req ID: 71028BR

Job Description

Ensures Aetna s business objectives are achieved by leading new/innovative product ideation or development of enhancements for Key Accounts. prioritization and delivery to support the company s business strategy and value proposition. Accountable for the end to end development and management of Key Accounts business strategy including market and financial/profitability analysis – for specific products and overall offering.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Product Strategy Drives strategic direction, simplification & integration of company product portfolio, to include (but not limited to): - Framing of annual operating plan and three-year strategy - Developing, prioritizing and managing product pipeline(from ideation through delivery and monitoring of results) - Leading ongoing market and competitive analysis to aid strategic decision making and development of key messaging/positioning (design together with Strategic Mktg) - Building alignment with – and in support of - segment specific business strategies i.e., cross sale initiatives - Influencing industry activity/trends and regulation through active participation on external industry groups/boards Product Mgmt - Participates in the Introduction/institutionalization of effective cross-functional Product Management discipline across enterprise. - Lead Product Ideation and Conceptualization efforts, for new products, programs and/or product enhancements, working in close partnership with other business areas by leveraging in-depth knowledge and understanding of market trends, customer needs/expectations, and internal capabilities - Oversee Business Case development, partnering with Product Development and Medical Operations to identify and detail technical requirements, with accountability of Parts I-IV and direct responsibility for sections 1 and 2. - Collaborate with AIS , Portfolio Managers and business to ensure appropriate project prioritization, funding, and change controls activity (budget or scope) - Actively participate in the ongoing APLC processes to identify synergies and opportunities across projects to leverage resources & maximize outcomes. - Coordinate effective sales promotion and launch activities (internally and externally) - Monitor product performance by assessing results on an ongoing basis (quantitative and qualitative) - Participate in/support enterprise business development activities (M&A, partnerships, etc) Talent Management - May manage, coach and mentor staff - Serve as Business group lead or SME - Participate in and contribute to continuous process improvement, especially as it related to product development and product management

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

Product development and/or management experience preferred.5+ years experience in Healthcare and/or Employee Benefits arena.Demonstrated success with process improvement and project management initiatives.Effective communication/influencing skills applied to broad internal/external audience.Demonstrated understanding of technology and how it can be applied to solve business problems/provide technical solutions. RN, MPH or MD for medical/clinical related positions.Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: Product

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.