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EDI Project Lead

| Chicago

Job Description

 

POSITION SUMMARY
The EDI Project Manager is directly responsible for helping bswift meet and exceed client expectations by supporting consumers on our best-in-class HR software and services. The EDI Project Manager will help support the requirements, system development, and testing of vendor interfaces for direct or channel partner clients. 

Fundamental Components:
- Consistently reflect our core values of higher standards, greater accountability, and more fun to bswift associates, clients, and partners
- Work with the Client Relationship Manager and Implementation Leaders to manage the relationship with the carriers/vendors for our clients by setting up and leading meetings, leading requirements discussions and status meetings with carriers/vendors
- Manage timelines with other bswift ongoing and implementation staff and clients
- Manage client and carrier/vendor expectations, anticipating possible issues and communicating turnaround times with reasonable delivery dates
- Complete requirements discussions, perform analysis and configure system as needed and lead the team with other bswift resources to meet client deliverables; including, but not limited to:

  • Define required layouts/file specifications, frequency of file transmission, connectivity options/information, etc 
  • Configuring system as needed based on clients plan requirements listed above to produce vendor files
  • Testing planning and working with a EDI Analyst for testing new and existing files to ensure accuracy of client system configuration
  • Researching and resolving vendor/client inquiries regarding system and process issues

- Continuously refine and improve efficiency of the vendor interface exchange process
- Proactively identifying and mitigating project risks
- Proactively consult clients on best practices and necessary system and process changes to achieve client goals 
- Research and recommend system enhancements based upon client needs 
- Act as a coach and mentor for others (EDI Analyst, Ongoing Team, and Implementation Team) 

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
3-5 years of Demonstrated leadership
3-5 years of project management experience.
3-5 years of data interpretation and analysis experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Must have current or previous experience with ongoing benefits / implementation processes
5+ years of benefits vendor file experience 
Good written/verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel; ability to listen, clarify and respond well to questions
Ability to operate and make timely decisions in an ambiguous, fast-paced atmosphere
Must be able to quickly sort through complex subject material 
Strong analytical skill-set and ability to effectively use data for strategy
High level of productivity, reliability, responsibility, attendance, dependability, organization and accuracy/thoroughness 
Ability to take initiative to meet challenges with resourcefulness and new innovative approaches while maintaining a high level of quality
Must possess a passion for teamwork, client service and reaching business results through problem solving
Night or weekend work may be necessary to meet client deliverables

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

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Business/ is desired
Information Technology/ is desired
Healthcare Management/ is desired
Insurance/ is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/1-3 Years
Functional - Information Technology/Project management/1-3 Years
Functional - Human Resources//1-3 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES
Technical - EDI/EDI/1-3 Years/
Technical - Database/SQL Server/1-3 Years/

REQUIRED SKILLS
General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/MASTERY
General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY
General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

DESIRED SKILLS
General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED
General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED
General Business/Turning Data into Information/MASTERY

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.

 

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Location

10 S Riverside Plaza, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

What are bswift Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A flexible spending account lets you set aside pretax dollars to help pay for certain types of health care and/or dependent care expenses.
Dental Benefits
Choose between a dental maintenance organization plan and preferred provider organization plan. Both cover certain preventive care services at 100%. They also offer coverage for basic services.
Vision Benefits
You can enroll in a separate vision plan. It covers eyeglasses and contact lenses. Preventive vision exams are covered through the Aetna medical plan.
Health Insurance Benefits
You can choose from three types of medical plans: a health savings account, a health reimbursement arrangement or a hybrid health plan. Certain preventive care services are covered at 100 percent when
Life Insurance
All employees get term life insurance and business travel accident insurance at no added cost. You have the option to buy: Supplemental term life insurance Accidental death and personal loss insura
Wellness Programs
Our employee wellness program offers services such as wellness campaigns, weight-management programs and educational seminars.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
You can save a percentage of your pay in the 401(k) plan, on a pretax and/or Roth after-tax basis. You may participate in the 401(k) plan immediately following your hire.
401(K) Matching
We match a portion of your contribution. You can invest your contributions among various options offered in the plan.
Company Equity
You can purchase Aetna stock at a discount through a payroll deduction. In order to participate, eligible employees must enroll during the enrollment period announced by Aetna.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
During your first 3 years at Aetna, you receive the equivalent of 18 days off per year. The longer you work at Aetna, the more time you accrue per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
One of our values is to improve the quality of life in communities through employee volunteerism.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
We encourage professional development. That's why we provide financial support for continuing education. This program covers a portion of tuition and registration fees for a college course.

Additional Perks + Benefits

The following programs, activities, and amenities are available to employees at bswift: complimentary fresh fruit, on-site flu shots, massages during open enrollment season, walking treadmill desk, foosball and ping-pong tables, casual attire, zen room for relaxation and nursing mothers, full week of employee appreciation, and proximity to public transportation • Healthy lifestyle incentive programs - This incentive program is offered to all eligible employees. You can earn up to $500 for healthy eating, physical activity and other healthy behaviors. Family members can also earn incentives • During your first 3 years at bswift, you receive the equivalent of 18 days off per year. The longer you work at bswift, the more time you accrue per month. Company holidays, jury duty, military leave, bereavement and community service time are in addition to your paid time off • You can purchase company stock at a discount through a payroll deduction.

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