VP, Human Resources - Aetna, Medicare

CVS Health



Hartford, CT

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    Position summary

    1. This HR leader will work closely with both the SVP, CPO for Aetna and the President of Medicare to review and refresh the operating model of the Medicare business to best position this team to compete fiercely in the market while advancing overall CVS Health enterprise priorities. The Aetna Medicare business is one of the organization's largest business units at more than $60 billion in revenue and is a key driver of the company's overall growth. The business's key product areas include Individual and Group Medicare Advantage Plans, Prescription Drug Plan, Duals, and the Medicare Supplemental offerings.

    As the HR Leader of this important business, this role will shape the future of Aetna's Medicare team by partnering with the new Medicare leader to ensure the development of robust strategies to attract and nurture top health care talent while ensuring our existing professionals are engaged and retained. This role is also responsible for targeted strategies on recruiting and retaining top talent, optimizing organizational capacity and design, long-term talent planning, enhancing colleague learning opportunities, colleague engagement, growth and development, and change management.

    This role is ideal for a high-level operational and strategic thinker who is comfortable working hands on with the team across the business lines. Success in this role hinges upon a leader's ability to lead, influence and execute successfully in a matrix organization along with a passion for building a winning team. A proven track record of building and motivating success across a variety of direct and indirect teams is critical, as is a personal alignment with Aetna's commitment to our mission, our members and our colleagues.

    Major Responsibilities

    • Deliver strategic business advisory consulting to executive business leaders in Medicare to support the transformative agenda; contribute to the articulation of the Medicare strategy for 2024 and beyond

    • Translate the emergent Medicare agenda into best-in-class talent solutions, aligned talent management practices, workforce effectiveness plans, and/or organizational effectiveness strategies in support of this evolving business strategy

    • Team with business leaders to organize optimal structure inclusive of the human capital requirements; evaluating and adjusting human capital based on exogenous and internal business needs in partnership business leaders across the enterprise

    • Deliver reset of talent bench strength and robust succession planning by consulting on selection, onboarding, engagement, development, movement/rotation, performance assessment, pay and rewards/recognition in support of business strategy execution

    • Champion a change-capable organization that helps colleagues thrive in a constantly changing environment; orchestrating the pace and process of change (i. e. new rollouts, programs, tools, etc.) to ensure delivery of outcomes by helping leaders to clearly articulate critical few behaviors to inspire colleagues and build openness; assessing commitment and sustainability of change(s) using a variety of methods to gather colleague perspective

    • Establish and monitor organization and talent metrics aligned to business strategy targeted leadership development/coaching that aligns behavior with leadership expectations and drives business outcomes

    • Mentor and grow the world class internal colleague team and support CVS Health in attracting, retaining, and engaging a diverse and inclusive member-centric workforce that delivers on our purpose and reflects the communities in which we work, live, and serve

    • Be a thought partner and ideate with Aetna Medicare leadership team and HR peer group

    Required Qualifications

    • 15+ years of strategic Human Resources experience,

    • 8+ years HR leadership

    • Ability to quickly build strong relationships with multiple partners and to coach and develop colleagues at all levels

    • Critical thinking skills; ability to develop, document and effectively communicate strategies

    • Proven ability to develop fact-based business cases across multiple scenarios; experience gathering data, analyzing issues, identifying core causes and address opportunities related to a diverse and dynamic slate of business challenges

    • Project and change management skills to respond to short- and long-term business priorities

    • Proven communication and collaboration skills with business leadership as well as HR peers and centers of excellence

    • Seen as trusted business advisor

    • Travel up to 20%

    • Hybrid Role - based in Hartford, CT with an expected average of 3 days per week on site (relocation is offered)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Industry experience on either Health Care or Insurance

    • HR leadership roles supporting large, multifaceted organizations with revenues in excess of $25 billion

    The typical pay range for this role is:
    $285,000.00 - $315,000.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company's equity award program.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off ("PTO") or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

    For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

    We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 05/07/2024

    CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

    You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

    CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through [email protected] If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

    Why you should apply for a job to CVS Health:

  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 52% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.