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Aetna Inc.

HR Technology Project Manager

Aetna Inc. - Hartford, CT


Leads the work and deliverables of multiple, complex projects or programs in support of the HR Technology strategy and systems. The complexity of projects may vary and can impact multiple processes, systems, functions and products.

Fundamental Components:

Develops and implements strategic business plans to achieve business goals within the systems and related functionality.

Proactively leads a complex project by setting strategic direction for the system and often related downstream systems.

Act as a consultant to understand compensation related and other HR initiatives, and assess how our existing technology tools can best deliver on these initiatives. Work with the customer to identify and document the business requirements, conduct requirement reviews, and obtain approval and sign off.

Partner with the technology vendors to determine necessary system changes.

Configure the system to fulfill the business requirements, and creatively develop workarounds if necessary.

For system upgrades, conduct impact analysis of technology changes on business processes and downstream systems.

Manage and oversee user acceptance testing, and work with the vendor to ensure defect resolution.

Document, track, and report on day-to-day system issues and work with the vendor to ensure timely resolution.

Participate in other HR sponsored projects as needed to provide Business Analyst support from an HR Technology perspective.

Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the enterprise and related policies.

Collaborates and partners with others in Human Resources and other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed.

Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project.

Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services.

Obtains financial support with collaboration of the business owners for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management.

Collaboratively works as multiple functions and/or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties

Responsible for development and implementation of new ideas that supports work/team.

Leads all project and/or program management in support of system upgrades and releases, including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communicating to stakeholders.

Responsible for resource utilization within and across work teams.


Previous working knowledge and experience as a business analyst working with HR systems such as Compensation, Time and Attendance, Core HR/HCM and other HR systems. General knowledge of Payroll, HR Policies and UltiPro Systems a plus. Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources. Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets and schedules related to various projects and or program. Proven project management skills including project management documentation and use of PM tools.


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


Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/4-6 Years

Functional - General Management/Data analysis & interpretation/4-6 Years

Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Project/1-3 Years/Power User


Finance/Creating Profitable Partnerships/ADVANCED

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/ADVANCED


Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Service/Demonstrating Service Discipline/ADVANCED


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.

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Aetna Inc.


HR Technology Project Manager Aetna Inc. - Hartford, CT, United States


Location: Hartford, CT

Company Profile:
Aetna Inc. operates as a diversified health care benefits company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment provides medical, pharmacy benefit management, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured basis, and an employer-funded or administrative basis. This segment also provides Medicare and Medicaid products and services, as well as other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers' compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select markets. This segment offers its products and services to multi-site national, mid-sized, and small employers, as well as individual customers. The Group Insurance segment provides life insurance products comprising group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which offer benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. This segment provides insurance products principally to employers that sponsor its products for the benefit of their employees and their employees’ dependents. The Large Case Pensions segment manages various retirement products, including pension and annuity products for tax-qualified pension plans. The company’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.