Business Project Program Manager

Aetna   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 97 days ago

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POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for managing User Acceptance Testing planning, execution, triaging defects, problem solving defects, UAT continuous improvement and reporting of ongoing UAT phases for new health plan implementations and major projects. Also responsible for supporting Project Portfolio Management by proactively working with IT and Business Owners to facilitate project business case development, reviewing project concepts and facilitating concept review meetings and technical project impacts up and downstream.

*This is a full-time telework (WAH) position on the east coast.*

Fundamental Components:
Proactively leads project and/or business by setting direction of project, creating project plan, timeline identifying key milestones and additional resources needed on selected UAT project(s).
Reviews Functional Requirements, Use Cases, User Interface Specs, Data & Non-Functional Requirements and coaches stakeholders on their UAT Strategy, Test Plan, and Production Checkout Plan.
Conducts UAT kick-off planning and facilitates weekly UAT triage and adhoc meetings with team leads to review status, discuss exceptions and risk mitigation.
Reviews UAT Status Dashboard weekly and provides executive summary of risks and mitigation plans.
Supports Project Portfolio Management by proactively working with IT and Business Owners to facilitate business case development, reviewing project concepts and facilitating concept review meetings and technical project impacts up and downstream.
Analyzes and prioritizes the project portfolio to effectively utilize resources.
Attends and contributes to the Project Prioritization Team and Strategic Portfolio Review Board.
Compiles PPM dashboard and determines action plans for exceptions.
Works collaboratively with Medicaid IT to manage execution and review of project portfolio.
Reconciles any inconsistencies and identifies projects that need to be entered into the Project Portfolio Management process.
Assists and coaches stakeholders to facilitate coordination and flow of information.
Participates in cross-functional continuous improvement efforts with IT and functional groups.
Compiles and reviews actionable data/information/reports for decisions and actions.
Facilitates Lessons Learned and contributes to on-going continuous improvement.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
A minimum of 5 years of experience related to standards & measurements, technology, systems, processes including project consultation.
Must have experience with User Acceptance Testing, Project Portfolio Management, requirements development, technology governance, and project management and be able to navigate / facilitate problem resolution with the business and IT. 
Intermediate knowledge of MS Office & SharePoint required.
Previous supervisory/management experience preferred.

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

 
FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years
Functional - Finance/Financial analysis/1-3 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Portfolio management/1-3 Years


REQUIRED SKILLS
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED
General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY


DESIRED SKILLS
Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED
Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/ADVANCED

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