Public Consulting Group

Senior Consultant

Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-Home or Remote Position
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/25/2021 8:51 AM)
Job ID
2021-6779
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services

Overview

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 Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/education/.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as project manager and subject matter expert in K-12 education.
  • Leads strategic consulting projects for school districts and state education agencies. Project work may include strategic planning, operational reviews, initiative analysis, implementation planning, etc. Projects support effective, efficient and equitable schools.
  • Develops and executes new growth strategies
  • Identifies new sales opportunities and follow-up on sales leads.
  • Independently manages complex projects, staff and tasks with limited supervision.
  • Develops communication plan with clients.
  • Identifies and elicits requirements from key stakeholders in each engagement.
  • Facilitates client discussions.
  • Plans and monitors ongoing project tasks.
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities to team members.
  • Assesses best practices and provide technical assistance to clients.
  • Leads proposal writing teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts, and preparing proposal submissions.
  • Prepares other written reports and materials for clients.
  • Manages daily project functions and client interaction.

Qualifications

Required Skills: 

  • Passion for and demonstrated commitment to K-12 public education
  • Must be tactical in delivering project tasks under tight deadlines, while keeping the big picture in mind.
  • Able to translate complicated challenges into actionable solutions
  • Driven to create systems and continuously improve processes by applying new approaches to work
  • Self-starter, assertive, enthusiastic and has the political savvy to get things done
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization skills; excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Comfortable moving forward in ambiguous situations
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • A commitment to deliver exceptional client service

Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years work experience
  • Experience working in a school district or state department of education strongly preferred
  • Relevant graduate degree strongly preferred

Work Setting:

  • Any PCG office, Boston preferred but not required
  • Travel to client sites required (% and location varies)

 

 

 

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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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