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Business Planning Leader - Pharmacy Product

CIGNA - Bloomfield, CT

Objective:The Business Planning Leader translates the Pharmacy Product leader's vision into action.  Leading and executing activities that enable leaders of Product team to operate at their highest level of performance.  This role formulates and manages the strategic agenda of the leadership team, sets cadence for leadership team interactions and team meetings, independently leads special projects, and proactively removes barriers and drives proactive issue resolution.  Ensures a strong, open team dynamic by creating an optimal environment for productive idea exchange, feedback and dialogue.  This role will focus on the following areas:1. Interaction patterns – helping the Product team to work better as a team and across the team2. Interface – Identifying critical interfaces between the Product Leadership team and other functional areas and strengthening those interfaces3. Planning – Designing and orchestrating strategy and planning efforts to get best results4. Measure – Identifying progress against goals, helping team with accountability for desired results5. Communicate – Messaging to the broader team and key stakeholder partners, cadence, mechanisms6. Strategic initiative ownership – ownership of shorter-term, critical projects spanning several members of the leadership team Responsibilities:• Provide thought partnership on leadership vision & priorities• Translate vision into executable plans with the objective to achieve optimal outcome factoring in:• The work breakdown: what needs to happen by when by whom• The culture: how far, how fast can the team and broader organization adopt and adapt• Leadership climate: key influencers and how to engage• Understand leader priorities and assure leader has the time/space to address them; keep strategic/important priorities on track in the midst of competing tactical/urgent needs• Build and maintain an engaged relationship with the Product organization ensuring alignment and transparency • Provide Functional Level Reporting for Product Team and determine efficient storage and dissemination methods• Drive special projects (Ex. continuous improvement initiatives across program/portfolio planning and roadmap execution)• Establish best practices visibility and communication for Product TeamCompetencies/Characteristics:• Strategic. Understand the executive mind.• Humble. Works for the leader's vision, not their own.• Candid. Offers “yes, and…”; judicious in offering alternate views.• Trustworthy. Can be trusted with sensitive information.• Communication. Effective listener; ability to ‘play back' concisely.• Organized.  Methodical organizer• Get Things Done Posture:  Reputation for never dropping the ball• Communication skills:  highly developed and interpersonal savvy• Resourceful:  navigate varying degrees of ambiguity in fast-paced environmentIdeal candidates will offer:• Bachelor's degree and 8 years of relevant experience • Product Development experience• Health Care experience  QualificationsQualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status. Need an accommodation? Email:,skills:null,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:Cigna-HealthSpring,logo:null},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:Cigna-HealthSpring,value:18007565},url:,salaryCurrency:USD,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,name:null,address:{@type:PostalAddress,streetAddress:null,addressLocality:Bloomfield,addressRegion:CT,postalCode:6002}}]}about usadvertisehelpprivacytermsprotect yourself© 1999-2018, LLC.All rights reserved.•••

17 days 7 hours ago



Business Planning Leader - Pharmacy Product CIGNA - Bloomfield, CT, United States


Location: Bloomfield, CT

Company Profile:
Cigna works with employers and organizations around the world helping employees stay healthy and on the job. We work closely with brokers and consultants to develop innovative programs, help individuals and families improve their health, well-being and sense of security—and lower their medical costs. And, Cigna provides access to a global network of local physicians and hospitals—as well as 24/7/365 live customer service.