Aetna Project Manager in Shanghai, China

Req ID: 50525BR

Family Summary/MissionSupports 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. Position Summary/MissionAccountable 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 & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to (* denotes essential functions)• Provides input on business plan to achieve business goals.• Proactively leads assigned project by creating project timeline, identifying key milestones and additional resources needed to successfully complete the work.• Assists with the management of internal relationships, processes and performance drives (in some cases relationships may be external).• Negotiates to obtain additional resources (may be cross functional/segment).• 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 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 coach or mentor others by providing work direction.• 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.• May serve as a Subject Matter Expert. 1• Exhibits the following Project Manager Behaviors Background/Experience Desired• 8 years related work experience.• Proven track record meeting project dates. Education and Certification Requirements•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Additional Information (situational competencies, skills, work location requirements, etc.)• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.• Ability to work collaboratively within work teams.• Ability to communicate effectively with management.• Strong organization skills.

Job Function: Management