• Aetna
  • $134,560.00 -134,560.00/year*
  • Bronx, NY
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 10451 N Big Creek Rd

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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. ABX Lead Business Consultant (Lean Six Sigma) Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut Additional Locations: CT-Hartford Apply POSITION SUMMARY Facilitates on the development of enterprise and business unit strategic project plans utilizing the Lean Six Sigma operating system across the organization. Consults with leaders toward the implementation of business transformations to achieve operational excellence, employee engagement, cost reduction and customer satisfaction. Fundamental Components: Partners with managers or directors on small to medium sized business area(s) or an enterprise /business area function with modest to large productivity goals in order to impact the business results and improve operational performance. Works with cross functional leadership, when required for larger Value Stream projects. Drives or guides enterprise wide and / or cross functional large scale initiatives with high degree of complexity, using disciplined, repeatable ABX (Achieving Business Excellence) methodology and standards. Drives planning, logistics and overall project management of initiatives, performs diagnostics for initiatives with focus on data collection and analysis, provides project implementation support as needed. Leads and facilitates events / working sessions, delivers training as part of projects and for ABX competency building (e.g. YB training). Develops and delivers all required analysis, reporting and presentation materials related to ABX initiatives; following standards. Provides leadership, tactical support and influences project stakeholders & teams in developing lean solutions for medium to large projects. Develops metrics and tracking mechanisms for business processes as part of projects, integrates baseline and metrics tracking into initiative planning and implementation. Proactively identifies gaps / opportunities for improvement within processes or organization, leads structured problem solving and influences business area leaders, manager(s) and associates to implement solutions. Drives ABX engagement process and builds optimal influential relationships with business area leaders / managers in order to achieve results and deliverables. Drives transfer of CI knowledge, ABX standards, established practices (external and internal), and ABX methodology and tools to business managers. Coaches front line managers and associates on the ABX Business System. Ensures all regulatory and compliance measures are met within global guidelines when designing and implementing change. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired: Required: 8-12+ years developing and supporting cross-functional initiatives that improve operational and cost efficiency. Business process value stream experience is a plus. Required: Demonstrated experience in crafting business solutions with experience in planning, assessing and implementing change. Required: Must have strong analytical skills with six sigma/operations background. Required: Experience with strategic enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional large scale initiatives with high degree of complexity. Required: Solid business acumen accompanied by interpersonal savvy and team oriented leadership skills Required: Strong Communication, Consulting and Negotiation skills 8-12+ yrs experience with several of the following methodologies: Six Sigma, management consulting, project consulting, business process consulting, financial strategic analysis, mergers and acquisitions, data analysis, quality management, strategic business planning, and/or risk management consulting, organizational redesign . Deep working knowledge on Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and tools including Value Stream Design, Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen, Standard Work, Visual management, Process mapping, and Change Management and Project Management tools. Deep working knowledge of critical system / technology tools including Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint. Critical consulting skills including customer focus, relationship building, leading without authority, flexibility, listening & translating and collaboration / teamwork Critical Leadership skills include decision making, consensus building, motivating others and giving and accepting feedback Ability to facilitate events / working sessions with multiple stakeholders Professionalism and organizational skills, with the ability to work independently and flex to meet the work demand EDUCATION The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Project Management/Six Sigma Certification: Black Belt is required FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio Pro/7-10 Years/End User Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/7-10 Years/End User 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's 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.Required: 8-12+ years developing and supporting cross-functional initiatives that improve operational and cost efficiency. Business process value stream experience is a plus. Required: Demonstrated experience in crafting business solutions with experience in planning, assessing and implementing change. Required: Must have strong analytical skills with six sigma/operations background. Required: Experience with strategic enterprise-wide and/or cross-functional large scale initiatives with high degree of complexity. Required: Solid business acumen accompanied by interpersonal savvy and team oriented leadership skills Required: Strong Communication, Consulting and Negotiation skills 8-12+ yrs experience with several of the following methodologies: Six Sigma, management consulting, project consulting, business process consulting, financial strategic analysis, mergers and acquisitions, data analysis, quality management, strategic business planning, and/or risk management consulting, organizational redesign . Deep working knowledge on Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and tools including Value Stream Design, Root Cause Analysis, Kaizen, Standard Work, Visual management, Process mapping, and Change Management and Project Management tools. Deep working knowledge of critical system / technology tools including Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint. Critical consulting skills including customer focus, relationship building, leading without authority, flexibility, listening & translating and collaboration / teamwork Critical Leadership skills include decision making, consensus building, motivating others and giving and accepting feedback Ability to facilitate events / working sessions with multiple stakeholders Professionalism and organizational skills, with the ability to work independently and flex to meet the work demand EDUCATION The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Project Management/Six Sigma Certification: Black Belt is required FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio Pro/7-10 Years/End User Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/7-10 Years/End User
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