Chief Administrative Officer
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

Job Description

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


  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team of the practice area, partnering with business leaders to achieve financial performance, expand clients and services and foster a diverse and inclusive culture for all employees
  • Oversee practice area administrative services including: Finance, Program Management, Proposal Center, and serve as a liaison to Corporate Departments including: Human Resources, Finance, Facilities, Governance Risk and Compliance and Legal
  • Manage the development and administration of the practice area budget including updates to revenue and expenditure forecasts
  • Oversee product line / divisional financial reporting and analysis including approving expenditures in accordance with policy and manage the preparation and implementation of practice area budgetary adjustments as necessary
  • Provide support, guidance and oversight of subsidiary staffing company
  • Manage division Strategic Planning process including regular updates and metrics on progress toward goals and objectives.  Actively contribute to and manage the divisions input into the corporate strategic planning process
  • Review and recommend administrative process improvements leveraging data to support the need for change and by leading the implementation of new technology or revised procedures
  • Assist in other corporate or practice area initiatives (e.g. participate in corporate subcommittees, lead training), as assigned
  • Develop and mentor staff, provide feedback, guidance and opportunities for growth, exhibit leadership by encouraging creativity, ownership, and skill development


  • Extensive (5+ years) senior level experience as an Administrative Officer and/or Senior leader of one or more departments including Finance, Project Management, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), or similar position 
  • BSc/BA in business administration or relevant field; MSc/MA is a definite plus
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively hire, train and lead a team
  • Effective customer service skills including the ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels
  • Solid understanding of business functions (HR, finance, project management, compliance, etc.)
  • Knowledge of fiscal planning, budgeting and reporting
  • Understanding of current developments in both the public administration and organizational development fields
  • Contemporary management principles and supervisory practices including the ability to exercise good judgement and provide strategic advice
  • Work independently and be self-driven but also be an effective team player


Job Snapshot

About Us

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,700 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies.

PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is 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.

Join the Public Consulting Group, Inc. Talent Network today and stay up-to-date on our openings as they continue to become available!

What is a Talent Network?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests
  • Share job opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email

Are you looking for a new job? Check out these current opportunities: Corporate jobs, Education Jobs, Health & Human Services Jobs, Participant Direction Jobs and Technology Consulting Jobs