Senior Medicaid Proposal/ Project Manager

Aetna - Phoenix, AZ3.8

Full-time
Aetna Medicaid is hiring a Senior Medicaid Proposal/ Project Manager to support our National Medicaid RFP team

**Candidates in Phoenix area highly desired, but we are willing to consider candidates based on location US only**

Senior Medicaid Proposal/Project Manager supports the RFP's business by recommending appropriate actions, strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs for RFP Proposal Project Management. Has responsibility for leading/managing all aspects of a project and or program such as planning, coordination, development, implementation while prioritizing work, resources and time. Ensures the end state of the RFP 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:
(*) Manages RFP Proposal projects within our National Medicaid RFP Proposal team
(*) Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project.
(*) As a business leader, influences all stake holders (internal and external business) to support key projects/programs to ensure positive outcomes that deliver on results.

(*) Drives change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services (e.g., policies, processes or systems).
(*) Identifies gaps in processes or organization and challenges self and others to develop and implement solutions.
(*) Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan.
(*) Cross function/segment group facilitation/presentation.
(*) Has ultimate accountability for project management services being delivered related to the RFP Process

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
(*) 8+ years managed care / health insurance industry/ Government Programs and project management experience
(*) Specific knowledge and expertise in healthcare/ Government Programs/ Medicaid RFP proposal management and managing projects related to RFP's
(*) 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
(*) Leads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update
communications.
(*) Multiple years proven leadership experience setting strategic direction and influencing change that resulted in quantifiable positive outcomes
(*) Proven track record managing complex projects and or programs
(*) Project management experience - PMP desirable
(*) Demonstrated negotiation skills.

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

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidates' data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.