Proposal Analyst

Aetna Inc. Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

Support the growth of Aetna membership by developing customer-focused, strategically-oriented proposal responses. Proposal Analysts have overall accountability for the quality and timeliness of Request for Proposals (RFPs), including responding to questionnaire components.

Fundamental Components:

Proposal Analysts are responsible for supporting our field sales force in growing and retaining Aetna membership by developing strategically-oriented proposals that offer customized solutions for plan sponsor needs.

This includes assisting in the development of the sales strategy, responding to the questionnaire, complying with various data requests, and delivering a timely, high-quality proposal response.

Additional responsibilities include coordinating responses to follow-up questions that showcase Aetnas strengths and differentiate us from our competitors.

Our Proposal Analysts are accountable for developing and maintaining technical knowledge of all Aetna products and services; must be organized, able to handle multiple tasks and excel at project management.

Work schedule flexibility is required, as is the agility to manage changing priorities.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
0-2 years RFP project management experience.

Must be organized and efficient, detail-oriented and able to multi-task.

Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the external health care environment.

Must enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment and be adaptable to changing priorities.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Internet Explorer.

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/Time Management/1-3 Years

Functional

  • Sales & Service/Strategy development/1-3 Years

Functional

  • Products-Medical/All Aetna Standard Plans/1-3 Years

Functional

  • Products-Dental/All Aetna Dental Products/1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical

  • Desktop Tools/Microsoft Explorer/1-3 Years/End User

Technical

  • Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User

Technical

  • Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/1-3 Years/End User

Technical

  • Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/End User

Telework Specifications:

Part-time telework (ex. 3 days office-based, 2 days telework) will be considered after 1 year of employment, pending favorable job performance.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

This position resides in our Corporate Sales Support team and is ideal for a candidate looking to increase their knowledge of the healthcare industry while working in a deadline-driven team environment. We are a department that values work/life balance.

We celebrate our successes, and we reward employees efforts and commitment. Our department also exhibits a culture of caring. There are many opportunities for employees to volunteer time within the community and to get involved in charitable giving campaigns.

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.



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