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Cigna Healthcare Business Project Sr. Advisor in Albany, New York

Job Location: NYC, NY, Hartford, CT, Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, NC or work at home (East Coast strongly preferred)

Cigna’s Global Data Analytics Organization is incorporating advanced analytical practices and tools to delve deep into health data information. We’re developing cutting edge informatics to evaluate cost and quality opportunities to help our patients receive the best quality of care that is also cost effective. We’re also raising the bar in support of our customers and partnered providers who are benefitting each and every day from the talented and dedicated individuals of our team. Our future is bright and we welcome you to join us!

This role reports into CCA’s Chief of Staff, in support of the project management, strategy, and operational delivery of the overall initiatives in the Health Utilization Management (HUM) space. This individual will be responsible for managing and driving key processes, including project planning, status reporting, scope control, budgeting/planning, and will own collaborative efforts to drive results and manage interdependencies. This role will also support the roadmap, vision, and strategy for the CCA Health Utilization Management team, as well as well as key stakeholder partners, including the Chief Medical Officer and clinicians on his team.


  • Helps shape business strategy, priorities and roadmaps for operational delivery while driving execution of operational model to maximize efficiencies

  • Delivers on strategic roadmap, metrics, financials for department, headcount, and other operational initiatives

  • Utilizes relevant methodology to develop project plans for assigned projects

  • Where the methodology is not sufficient, creates and augments with new processes and establish best practices

  • Develops detailed project plans including cost, schedule, and resource requirements

  • Represents the business during the portfolio funding process, communicating funding decisions and gaining buy in from business partners and IT on business

  • Defines and consults on measurement strategies, tools, scorecards and surveys, improving the level of visibility to results and metrics


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience, MBA preferred

  • Independent, organized, and highly consultative business partner

  • Experience evaluating, developing and implementing business process metrics, scorecards, and other financial analyses.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver a defined set of outcomes and objectives. Ability to run concurrent projects and be able to handle changing priorities.

  • Previous experience building and creating new business processes through the use of creativity and innovation management

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and embrace change

  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, and presentation skills, with multiple stakeholders, at all levels

  • Intermediate level in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office tools

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with excellent attention to detail required

  • (PMP) Project Management certification preferred (Six Sigma training a plus)

  • Understanding of physician pre-authorization / pre-certification space preferred

  • Prior consultancy experience is preferred

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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