Public Consulting Group

Aging & Disability Senior Consultant

Job Locations US
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/14/2024 5:06 PM)
Job ID
2024-10423
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services

Overview

About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/humanservices/.

 

 

Responsibilities

This position is in PCG’s Human Services practice area on the Aging & Disability Services (A&D) team. The A&D team works with states and providers to design, develop, refine, evaluate, and manage programs that support older adults and people with disabilities. Our mission is to help our clients improve the lives of the people they serve. The A&D team is seeking to add a skilled, team-oriented Senior Consultant that will help us fulfill this mission. 

The Senior Consultant’s primary responsibilities will be to manage our work with vocational rehabilitation (VR) clients, serve as a subject matter expert, and contribute to team sales efforts.  Projects may include areas such as evaluation, technical assistance in policy development, and implementing innovative practices.  The consultant should have a passion for doing high-quality work, continuously learning and improving, effectively analyzing cost data, consistently conducting a wide variety of data collection and analysis methodologies, and regularly exceeding consultants' and clients' expectations. Examples of specific responsibilities are described below. This position requires creative thinking as well as a detailed eye and excellent communications skills. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can excel both in a fast-paced team environment and autonomously. Experience with vocational rehabilitation agencies or employment for people with disabilities is required. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Lead client engagements with vocational rehabilitation agencies, or as well as other state agencies as appropriate 
  • Manage complex projects and produce sophisticated workplans and deliverables 
  • Develop strong relationships with clients and serve as a key contact for ongoing communications 
  • Lead data analytics including the collection and analysis of primary and secondary data, managing a team to conduct analysis, and assuring accurate and valid results and analysis 
  • Create reports and other written content based on data analytics that clients use for data-based decision making 
  • Lead technical assistance to support clients in change management resulting from data analytics 
  • Interpret and apply, federal and state policy in vocational rehabilitation 
  • Supervise and provide direction to project staff, including subcontracted staff 
  • Conduct presentations and oral briefings for clients 
  • Lead proposal efforts, including managing proposal teams, writing content, and coordinating submissions 
  • Develop new business and growth opportunities 
  • Other consulting responsibilities as necessary

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications 

Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  • Ability to provide excellent client service 
  • Strong creative, strategic, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to quickly recognize issues and identify solutions 
  • Ability to accomplish tasks and goals and move multiple projects forward within a specific timeline and budget 
  • Ability to follow, critically evaluate, and improve upon current processes 
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply policy in your area of subject matter expertise 
  • Demonstrated history of perseverance through challenges 
  • Ability to work both in a fast paced environment, both in a team situation and autonomously 
  • Ability to work with colleagues and clients in virtual videoconferencing settings, including Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel 

Required Experience: 

  • Graduate degree or bachelor’s degree with relevant leadership experience 
  • 7+ years of consulting work experience in the field of vocational rehabilitation or employment for people with disabilities  
  • Experience managing or supervising staff 
  • Project management knowledge and skills 
  • Proficient in writing professional communications and reports. 
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze large data sets, policy and legislation.  
  • Ability to lead and manage teams, as well as work autonomously. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Excel. 
  • Proficiency or expertise in other software products for communication, data analysis, surveying, etc.  

Preferred Experience: 

  • Knowledge or experience in leading successful systems change initiatives  
  • Knowledge or experience in employment for people with disabilities, employment first, vocational rehabilitation federal and state legislation, policies, and practices 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 

 

 

This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

  • be available during your set working hours.
  • have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and
  • be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties.

Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.

We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis until filled. 

 

 

 

 

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Compensation

Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $76,000 - $120,000. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role..

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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