Guidehouse State & Local Government - Management Consulting - Manager in Washington
Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.
The State and Local Government practice provides individuals the opportunity to serve clients in the areas of: business design, organizational strategy, 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. We translate strategy into action.
At least 6 years of management consulting experience, with at least 2 years in state and local government.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
MBA, MPA or other Master’s degree in Public Policy, Government, Political/Social Science, Information Systems, Operational Research, Management, International Development, Economics, Urban Science and/or related fields.
Additional Requirements - Required
Interest and passion for the role of government and responsibilities of the public sector.
Five 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.
Knowledge of continuous improvement tools and techniques such as six sigma, enterprise cost reduction, shared service model design and implementation
Experience designing business processes and operating models
Ability to define, lead, and manage multiple tasks within a workstream as part of a larger engagement.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Strong analytical skills
Experience working with teams
Ability to define, lead, and manage multiple tasks within a workstream as part of a larger engagement. Proficiency in core management consulting skills:
Baseline assessments and secondary research.
Business modelling and analysis.
Business Process Improvement
Hypothesizing solutions frameworks.
Synthesizing multiple inputs into coherent insights.
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.
Additional Requirements - Desired
Strong numerical reasoning and quantitative skills, particularly building complex Excel models.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success with key facets of state and local government
Must be willing to travel within CA and at times, outside the state.
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.
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.
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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.
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
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