Indianapolis, Indiana

Overview

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 Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/humanservices/.

Responsibilities

This position is part of our Human Services practice area on our Child Welfare Youth Services and Research and Evaluation team. Our team’s mission is to assist states and local agencies and the social services sector work together to help children, youth, and families who have experienced adversity. PCG partners with these organizations to provide consulting and operational support to promote and protect children and families. Our vision is to transform the systems that support and protect children and youth.

 

For this position, we prefer individuals with experience or education in child welfare, public policy, business administration, public health and / or research and evaluation. Project types may include analyzing programs and developing recommendations for improvement, business process design, and financial analyses. Business Analysts perform a wide variety of tasks including collecting and analyzing data, creating reports and other written content, conducting interviews and focus groups, developing interview protocols, and participating in client meetings and providing general project support.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides support to client projects.
  • Prepares and presents agendas and written status reports for clients.
  • Completes analysis on large data sets.
  • Develops competency in federal and state policy, specifically federal funding requirements.
  • Assists with the implementation of major project phases or tasks.
  • Participates on proposal writing teams, including writing and coordinating submissions.
  • Assists with preparation of written reports, deliverables, and other materials for clients.
  • Participates in data collection activities including conducting research, note taking and information distillation, and data entry.
  • Supports business development activities, such as writing proposals and developing sales presentations.
  • Other responsibilities as necessary.

 

Required Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, research, presentation, time management, critical thinking, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills.
  • A detail-oriented problem-solving approach to business and technical issues.
  • Flexibility and willingness to embrace change.
  • Self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity and ability to anticipate future project needs.
  • Enthusiasm for life-long learning and staying well-informed about current industry issues.
  • A commitment to deliver exceptional client service.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze policy and legislation and the ability to work with data.
  • 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 in Microsoft applications, in particular PowerPoint, and Excel.

Qualifications

Qualifications 

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required

 

Experience: 1-3 years of relevant work experience in consulting, government, human services delivery or other relevant field. Direct experience with human services programs, either through employment or as a participant, is preferred.

 

  • Demonstrated commitment and passion for working with underserved populations.
  • Position may include up to 50% US travel in future, once COVID travel restrictions have been lifted, and it is safe to do so.
  • This position can be located out of one of our Human Services offices including: Portland, Maine, Boston, Massachusetts, Nashville, Tennessee, Indianapolis, Indiana, or Troy, New York. However, applicants from across the US may be considered.

 

 

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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.

Indianapolis, Indiana

Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Public Consulting Group (PCG) has nearly 2,000 professionals in over 60 offices around the U.S., in Canada, and in Europe who are dedicated to delivering leading consulting approaches and technologies to public sector clients.

Who We Serve

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a management consulting firm that primarily serves public sector education, health, human services, and other state, county, and municipal government clients. Established in 1986 with headquarters in Boston, the firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces, and a growing practice in the European Union.

 

Because PCG has dedicated itself almost exclusively to the public sector for nearly 30 years, the firm has developed a deep understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements and fiscal constraints that often dictate a public agency's ability to meet the needs of the populations it serves. We have helped numerous public sector organizations to maximize resources, make better management decisions using performance measurement techniques, improve business processes, improve federal and state compliance, and improve client outcomes. Many of PCG's nearly 2,000 employees have extensive experience and subject matter knowledge in a range of government-related topics, from child welfare, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Welfare to Work (WtW), and Medicaid and Medicare policy to special education, literacy and learning, and school-based health finance. PCG's current work includes more than 1,000 active contracts in more than 40 states.

 

PCG has five designated practice areas which each have a proven track record of achieving desired results for clients. The firm often combines resources from two or more practice areas to offer a multidisciplinary approach to solve a client's challenge or pursue an opportunity.

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