Public Consulting Group

HCBS Grants Management Lead

Job Locations US
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/2/2023 10:59 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (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, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit


PCG is committed to a diverse workforce; a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.


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 Consultant that will help us fulfill this mission.

The Consultant’s primary responsibilities will be to manage our work with clients, serve as a subject matter expert within their area of expertise, and contribute to proposals and other team sales efforts. 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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead grant application review process to determine whether applicants meet grant eligibility requirements
  • Oversee team of Grant Reviewers and provide support and guidance in grant application review process
  • Conduct quality assurance review process of grant applications
  • Review grant budgets for accuracy and completeness
  • Maintain and monitor grant application workflow for review assignments, approvals, and processing through the grant lifecycle
  • Oversee grant agreement execution with approved applicants
  • Assist finance team with the development of payment files and other financial tracking activities
  • Communicate in a positive, timely,, and efficient manner with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Review grantee progress reports as required
  • Prepare aggregated grant program reports as required
  • Assist in development of other project deliverables as required
  • Conduct presentations to clients and stakeholders as required
  • Work with the team to develop new business and growth opportunities
  • Contribute to the development of proposal responses



  • 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
  • Demonstrated history of perseverance through challenges
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyze and manipulate large data sets with accurate results
  • Ability to work 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
  • Proficiency or expertise in other software products for communication, data analysis, surveying, etc. (preferred)

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • Experience leading teams
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in the fields of government, information technology, human services, communications, finance, or the consulting field
  • Project management knowledge and skills
  • Experience or openness to learn about working with large data sets.
  • Experience writing professional communications and reports.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze policy and legislation.
  • Ability to work both in a team situation and autonomously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Excel.


Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years working with Home and Community Based Services programs
  • Experience with grant management, application processing, application reviews, etc.
  • Experience managing complex business processes and workflows
  • Change management and communications experience
  • Master’s degree


Applicants from across the US will be considered. Work is currently completed virtually, but the position may eventually require up to 50% travel.





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: $60,000 - $80,000 . 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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