Public Consulting Group

Consultant - Education

Job Locations US | US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/14/2022 3:48 PM)
Job ID
2022-7676
# 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’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/.

 

 

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.

 

Responsibilities

 

Education Practice Area

 

Our Education Consultant will work with our growing and existing client base. With a growing presence, our goal is to provide superior service to school districts across the state. The Education Consultant will manage a portfolio of projects related to Medicaid Reimbursement for school districts, Special Education, and other K-12-based program needs  

 

  • Manage Medicaid clients with a focus on compliance and reimbursement optimization
  • Create and implement comprehensive project work plans
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Serve as a primary point of contact with new and existing clients, as assigned
  • Play a role in the development and strategy of our team’s Medicaid client growth strategy and provide Medicaid policy guidance and technology assistance to clients
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of new Medicaid projects
  • Coordinate teams to prepare for written status reports and materials for new clients; present status reports in client meetings
  • Be responsible for creating detailed project work plans that accurately describe the tasks, deliverables, and due dates for ongoing projects
  • Develop relationships with your clients

 

Our Education Consultant will be expected to focus on Project Management, Client Support, and Business Development  

 

  • Oversees and coordinates multiple engagements across the team to ensure client deliverables are met in a timely manner
  • Provides high quality project management and client support
  • Investigates and analyzes prospective client operational processes, provides recommended solutions, manages implementation, and provides ongoing maintenance and support to clients
  • Communicates with clients and other stakeholders to improve our services
  • Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control risks
  • Assists Supervisor and Manager in aligning the business development strategy with product/service development
  • Supports business development and lead generation activities
  • Coordinates and monitors proposal responses/solicitations and ensures on-time, complete delivery of proposals
  • Support project growth and marketing initiatives

 

Qualifications

 

Education/Experience: 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of experience leading a multidisciplinary team and drive client satisfaction and growth
  • Proven experience with people management
  • Familiarity with school-based Medicaid policies and procedures 
  • Experience in Medicaid claiming, schools (K-12) and/or Special Education
  • Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products, particularly PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word
  • Able to work with a diverse range of people 

 

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Commitment to exceptional client service with the confidence to lead 
  • Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mindset
  • Dedication to accomplishing goals and challenges presented by clients and management
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and with clients
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to move multiple projects forward within a specific timeline and budget while working at a detailed level
  • Strong analytical and financial data analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with large data sets with accurate results
  • Able to follow, critically evaluate, and improve upon current processes
  • Ability to recognize issues and identify solutions
  • Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills 
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Research and project management capabilities

 

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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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