Senior Consultant - IV&V
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Description

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 Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG’s Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base. To learn more, visit https://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/technology-consulting/



Responsibilities

The Consultant/Project Manager will be expected to provide project management to our internal team as well as expert analysis and risk and recommendation strategies to our clients. The Consultant will work with our current team to provide deliverables and work products in accordance with our overall strategy, approach, and methodology. They may be called upon to lead a portion of oversight and assessment activities with a diverse set of skills and expertise to provide technical oversight and subject matter expertise. As such, the Consultant must be knowledgeable and practiced in all aspects of information technology system life cycle development processes and capabilities. Representative duties would include maintaining project plans and schedules, preparing project reports, and monitoring activities, tasks, processes, and deliverables of the vendor and/or client. The Consultant/Project Manager contributes to the written assessment reports and recommendations developed by the project team in helping to ensure they employ best practices, satisfy project requirements, and address risk to the project, all while working closely with the vendor and/or client staff.

• Provide project management and technical expertise on large-scale IT projects
• Provide technical oversight of applicable vendor and/or client processes, methodologies, and tools to minimize risk and validate the applicable requirements, standards and best practices are being followed on the project.
• Lead a portion of IV&V services in technical reviews and assessments of vendor and/or client tasks, deliverables, and work products, including providing recommendations for risk mitigation and acceptance.
• Monitor the technical aspects of the project and the vendor and/or client activities providing input and guidance that supports efficiencies to the client and project.
• Support the client and stakeholders in the planning and strategy discussions on the best approach for addressing risks and issues as they occur, in an effort to ensure that the project remains on schedule and within budget.
• Understand various software development life cycle methodologies and how they are used
• Oversees development of all deliverables, monthly reports and other work products
• Maintain project plans and schedules
• Participate in business development by identifying new opportunities and assisting with proposal development



Qualifications

Required Skills/Experience:
• Self-directed and comfortable initiating client assessments, meetings, and other tasks
• 5+ years of project management or consulting experience
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; advanced degree from an accredited college/university preferred
• Experience in government, healthcare or financial industry
• Completed Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or similar Project Management certification.
• Extensive experience with the implementation, operations, or maintenance of large complex IT systems on multiple platforms and environments.
• Knowledgeable and experienced in multiple areas (e.g., Requirements, Test) of a project’s system development life cycle
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within and among teams
• Travel may be up to 50%

Desired Skills/Experience:
Experience with Medicaid Systems and processes, especially eligibility systems/processes
Experience providing IV&V services or similar oversight activities (e.g., QA).

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Job Type: Consultant
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/15/2019

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.

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