Public Consulting Group

Senior Project Specialist

Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 days ago(1/13/2022 4:02 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Operation Support
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Health Services


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 Health practice offers in-depth programmatic knowledge and regulatory expertise to help state and municipal health agencies respond to regulatory change, improve access to health care, maximize program revenue, improve business processes, and achieve regulatory compliance. Using industry best practices, PCG’s Health team helps organizations deliver quality services with constrained resources to promote improved client outcomes. To learn more, visit


Career Information 


Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we value the missions and constituents that government agencies serve. Core to our business is the fundamental tenet that a diverse workforce instills a deeper appreciation of our clients’ challenges. At PCG, diversity is valued and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.




  • PCG is seeking candidates for a Senior Project Specialist position who will work as an integral part of a dynamic team along with peers and senior staff
  • The Senior Project Specialist will be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of the Health Care Financing Solutions team
  • This individual will support the public safety consulting business line, and other Medicaid and Medicare related projects
  • The Senior Project Specialist will use knowledge of fire/emergency medical services (EMS) standards, practical and clinical experience, and current best practices in the fire/EMS field to lead and facilitate public safety consulting projects
  • This position will work closely with a variety of stakeholders such as other fire/EMS experts, project teams, data analysts, consulting staff, and clients
  • The Senior Project Specialist will participate in diverse tasks including launching and implementing new client-facing projects; conducting research and data analysis; writing reports of findings and recommendations; supporting business development efforts; creating and delivering trainings; and providing input to improve business processes, tools, and systems

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Serves as lead subject matter expert for fire/EMS consulting projects
  • Conducts research and carries out quantitative and qualitative analysis and develops written reports of findings for fire/EMS consulting studies
  • Presents findings and recommendations to clients and stakeholders
  • Uses knowledge of current fire and EMS industry best practices, standards, and regulations to inform development of findings and recommendations
  • Manages project tasks, deliverables, and timelines. Communicates any issues to project managers and recommends solutions
  • Prepares a wide range of written materials for client management, business development, and marketing including development of presentations, responses to request for proposals, blog posts, and sales initiatives
  • Maintains positive client relationships
  • Contributes to business development efforts through relationship management, participation in industry associations, attendance and conference presentations, and identifying new market opportunities to expand services within the public safety industry
  • Provides administrative and technical support






  • Two years of Fire/EMS consulting experience
  • Five years management experience with Fire/EMS organizations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Fire/EMS operations including industry standards and best practices
  • Experience developing and editing reports, documents, and training materials
  • Able to work with a diverse range of people
  • Bachelor’s degree


Required Skills:


  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, research, oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze and organize data, identify findings, and define recommendations
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously and work with diverse stakeholders in a dynamic environment
  • Self-motivated, problem solver, quick learner, and creative thinker
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in teams
  • Demonstrate a commitment to deliver exceptional client service for internal and external clients
  • Ability to learn complex web-based technology applications
  • Demonstrated expertise and high level of fluency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Preferred Experience 


  • Experience with development of innovative fire/EMS delivery programs
  • Knowledge of mobile integrated healthcare, health equity, social determinants of health, and/or rural healthcare
  • Experience with or knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, Healthcare, and/or customer support is beneficial
  • Core interest in health care, government, or public policy


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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