State & Local Government - Management Consulting - Senior Consultant

  • Job Reference: 381672262-2
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Guidehouse
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence

Job Description

Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: . Responsibilities The State and Local Government practice provides individuals the opportunity to serve clients in the areas of: business design, organizational strategy, IT strategy, performance management, market analysis, financial modeling, operational analysis, process improvement, change management, compliance monitoring, and program management. The application of this skill set within state and local governments is delivering compelling, high impact solutions to our clients' toughest business and technology problems. Qualifications Qualifications Required 5 years of management consulting experience, with 2 years working with public sector entities in a consulting capacity Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, Ability to define, lead, and manage multiple tasks within a workstream as part of a larger engagement. Experience creating high quality deliverables to contract and client specifications and requirements Experience managing client relations directly, setting engagement goals and objectives, scoping engagements and projects, developing budgets, workplans, and schedules, as well as tracking project risks, issues, and changes Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills Experience with presentation and data analysis/ analytics software, including MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, Excel, Access, R, SAS, Tableau, QlikView, Perceptive or others Strong analytical skills Synthesizing multiple inputs into coherent insights Competencies include: Critical thinking skills. Outstanding attention to detail. Solid verbal communication and narrative development skills, with the ability to summarize and convey key insights from analyses to senior audiences. High degree of comfort working in unstructured situations and ability to maintain poise, maturity and work well under pressure. Ability to be self-directed and responsive. Collegial team player who can work within a small, motivated team of diverse consulting professionals Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgement Desired Advanced degree preferred. Experience leading or contributing to business development activities directed towards state and local government entities. May include actively engaging with state and local government leaders and staff, responding to government solicitations, creating marketing materials, etc. 3 or more years in business process optimization in state and local government, human resources, IT, or customer services across any industry including financial services, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, telecommunications, oil and gas, consumer products, and others. Strong numerical reasoning and quantitative skills. Demonstrated thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success with key facets of state and local government. Certifications and demonstrated experience in organizational change management, project management, agile, business process optimization, and/or technology enablement. Must be willing to travel within CA and outside the state. Additional Requirements The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Disclaimer About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: + Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance + Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays + Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus + Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance + 401(k) Retirement Plan + Basic Life & Supplemental Life + Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts + Short-Term & Long-Term Disability + Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities + Skills Development & Certifications + Employee Referral Program + Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach + Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program