Sr. Advisor
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has four designated practice areas with extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in Europe. Often combining resources from two or more practice areas, PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to solve their challenges or pursue opportunities. To learn more, visit


PCG is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Senior Advisor to perform government consulting and project management sales and services related to welfare identity and eligibility verification and fraud prevention; data analytics; and benefits eligibility systems and solutions.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying state agency priorities, initiatives and needs and mapping each to PCG products and services;
  • Monitoring state and federal policies and budgets related to our products and services;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with agency and partner personnel;
  • Pre-selling products and services to state agencies and industry audiences;
  • Authoring proposals in response to RFPs and creating and responding to sole source opportunities;
  • Managing client projects and project staff to ensure the satisfactory and on-time delivery of products, reports, and services; and
  • Identifying and executing on opportunities for up-selling and cross-selling PCG services.
  • Technology, with a focus on public assistance eligibility and/or Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) systems and solutions including asset verification, electronic visit verification and other member and provider oversight and monitoring systems and solutions. Client-facing consulting and relationship management services are essential components of the position.

The Senior Advisor will need to be comfortable leading clients, be a strong written and verbal communicator, be organized and detail-oriented, and be able to work effectively without oversight. The Senior Advisor will directly manage individual projects, including overseeing the development of new technical solutions and the implementation of existing technical solutions. The Senior Advisor will be responsible for drafting project management plans and work breakdown structures and monitoring progress throughout client implementations. The Senior Advisor will be responsible for creating high quality project management artifacts and client reports and ensuring the timely submission of project deliverables.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee client relationships, needs, requirements and expectations
  • Define project scope, schedule, goals and deliverables that support client needs and requirements
  • Manage task execution and scheduling with clients, team members and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with internal business teams and technical delivery managers to ensure timely and high-quality results that meet or exceed clients expectations
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, project management artifacts, requirements documentation, and client presentations
  • Manage proactively changes in project scope, identify potential risk, and devise mitigation and contingency plans
  • Demonstrate an analytic aptitude to evaluate business processes and make recommendations on solutions
  • Provide operational support to projects after implementation


Required Experience/Education:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred but not mandatory
  • Minimum 7+ years technical project management experience
  • PMP certification or similar qualification
  • Minimum 3+ years business-to-government consulting and/or project management experience
  • Minimum 3+ years of supervisory and/or management experience
  • Outstanding oral and written presentation and communication skills
  • Strong client management and relationship building aptitudes
  • Strong quantitative skills and the ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial problem-solver able to take ownership of and be accountable for projects and relationships
  • Willing to travel 10-20% regularly and up to 50% when needed

Desired Skills:

  • Government healthcare consulting experience
  • Experience with MMIS and/or eligibility systems
  • Medicaid programmatic and/or policy expertise
  • Sales aptitude and ability


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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.

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.

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