Public Consulting Group

Senior Consultant

Job Locations US | US-IL-Chicago | US-IN-Indianapolis
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/3/2023 4:37 PM)
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 Senior Consultant that will help us fulfill this mission.


The Senior Consultant’s primary responsibilities will be to manage our work with clients, serve as a project manager, thought leader, and lead in 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. Experience with project management and business development – particularly in the space for employment and home and community based services areas for people with disabilities – is preferred.


Specific Responsibilities:

· Lead client engagements, with an emphasis on engagements with agencies supporting aging and disabilities.

· Manage complex projects and produce sophisticated workplans and deliverables

· Develop strong relationships with clients and serve as a key contact for ongoing communications

· Collect and analyze data and create reports and other written content based on that data

· Have mastery of, and the ability to interpret and apply, federal and state policy in your areas of experience/knowledge

· Supervise and provide direction to project staff, including subcontracted staff

· Conduct presentations and oral briefings for clients

· Lead proposal efforts, including managing proposal teams, writing content, and coordinating submissions

· Develop new business and growth opportunities

· Other consulting responsibilities as necessary



· Project management skills

· 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:

· Graduate degree or bachelor’s degree with relevant leadership experience

· 7+ years of relevant work experience in large-scale project management for public sector clients related to supporting people with disabilities, communications, evaluation, or the consulting field

· Proficient in writing professional communications and reports

· Ability to lead and manage teams, as well as work autonomously

· Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Excel


Preferred Experience:

· Knowledge or experience engaging stakeholders or providing training

· Knowledge or experience in leading successful systems change initiatives

· Experience managing or supervising staff


Applicants from Indiana or surrounding states are preferred. Work is completed remotely, but the position may 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: $80,000 - $120,000 . 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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