Public Consulting Group

Consultant

Job Locations US-NY-New York City | US-Home or Remote Position
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/7/2021 11:41 AM)
Job ID
2021-7024
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education 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 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/.

 

PCG is currently seeking a Consultant for our New York region. With a growing local presence, our goal is to provide superior service to State and Local Education Agencies in the areas of Special Education, School-based Medicaid, Professional Development, and other PK-12 education program needs. For self-started, motivated individuals, there is an excellent opportunity for career development and advancement. Consultants act as a point of contact for school administrators, clinicians, and teachers to understand their needs and provide solutions. Your goal is to help evangelize our products and services to prospective customers and provide our current clients with the tools and insight necessary to feel empowered in their day-to-day jobs.

Responsibilities

 

Our team will provide the new Consultant with a comprehensive, challenging training plan to ensure:

  • Within first 30 days, understand and articulate current engagements, products and services in New York, and start to attend client meetings
  • Within 60 days, ability to confidently lead client meetings and start to participate in our business development roadmap
  • Within 120 days, ability to confidently lead prospective client demonstrations and implementations, as well as meet quarterly engagement targets

After the successful training plan, the Consultant can expect to evenly split focus between initial and legacy client engagements, as well as prospective client discussions and demonstrations, including:

  • Act as a client representative for PCG projects in New York, with an initial focus on Special Education data management and school-based Medicaid reimbursement
  • Learn relevant local, state and federal program regulations (e.g. Special Education and Medicaid)
  • Develop excellent working knowledge of PCG products and services, and how those solutions can meet client needs
  • Serve as a primary point of contact with new clients.
  • Maintain records/documentation for all client meetings
  • Confidently lead prospective client discussions, demonstrations, as well as new client implementations, and legacy client trainings
  • Collaborate with other staff to develop status reports, training materials and present to clients
  • Utilize web-based tools and data to make recommendations that improve customer implementations and prospective client discussions and demonstrations
  • Participates and leads aspects of proposal responses
  • Actively works to align the business development strategy with product and/or service development

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Actively recognize areas for improvement, as well as promote and execute collaborative solutions
  • Commitment to exceptional client service and confidently lead with credibility.
  • Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mindset.
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with customers, business teams, and technical colleagues
  • Dedication to accomplishing goals and challenges presented by clients and firm
  • Ability to interact with various levels of internal and external staff
  • Ability to recognize issues and identify solutions
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Ability to keenly listen to client needs and align to PCG’s products and services
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from project leadership, colleagues and clients
  • Excellent writing skills, including ability to compose reports, business correspondence and procedures
  • Sound judgment in completing tasks and in seeking guidance when needed from team members
  • Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products, particularly PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least four (4) years’ experience in areas such as consulting, ed-tech, healthcare technology or other SaaS solutions
  • Experience in business development and client/account management
  • Strong research and project management capabilities

Differentiating Experience

  • Prior experience within K12 education, including classroom, operations or administration

 

 

 

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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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