Health Senior Consultant

at Public Consulting Group in Augusta, Maine, United States

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 .

Career Information

Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we value the missions and constituents that government agencies serve. Core to our business is the fundamental tenet that a diverse workforce instills a deeper appreciation of our clients’ challenges. At PCG, diversity is valued, and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.


Duties & Responsibilities

+ Subject matter expert in public assistance cost allocation plans and administrative claiming

+ Handles complex state and federal regulations and requirements related to cost allocation, indirect cost rates, administrative claiming, and grant reporting

+ Analyze and interpret federal and state law and regulations

+ Provide guidance related to cost allocation for public assistance programs including but not limited to Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and Title IV-E

+ Independently manage tasks with limited supervision while meeting and exceeding performance expectations

+ Develop and deliver progress reports, project management artifacts, and client presentations

+ Plan, monitor, and manage ongoing tasks with the project manager

+ Provide guidance and support to project teams in subject matter expertise

+ Develop and execute communication plans with clients, and effectively facilitate client discussions.

+ Effectively communicate with clients at senior leadership levels.

+ Identify and elicit requirements from key stakeholders in each engagement.

+ Identify gaps and shortcomings, and determine necessary workarounds.

+ Delegate tasks and responsibilities to team members.

+ Assess best practices and program risks.

+ Lead proposal writing teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts, and preparing proposal submissions.

+ Prepare other written reports and materials for clients.

+ Manage daily project functions and client interaction.

+ Systems perspective with proven experience in growing business, developing talent, managing strategic clients, and leading high performing teams

+ Strong quantitative skills and able to analyze and interpret financial data.

+ Ability to research, analyze and interpret policy, legal briefs and regulations.

+ Able to work independently and consistently achieve excellent results.

+ Able to work effectively with all members of project teams.

+ Outstanding oral and written presentation skills

+ Demonstrated initiative and the ability to successfully identify new business opportunities and up-sell to existing customers.

+ Proficiency in assessing and managing budgets, contracts and overall business risk.

+ Supervises others successfully


Required Skills:

+ Exceptional organization and project management skills.

+ Creative problem-solving ability and a consultancy mindset.

+ Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity.

+ Strong quantitative skills and able to analyze and interpret financial data.

+ Ability to research, analyze and interpret policy and regulations

+ Dedication to accomplishing goals and challenges presented by our businesses and management.

+ Ability to move multiple engagements forward while working at a detailed level.

+ Ability to interact with various levels of management including executives and directors.

+ Ability to follow, critically evaluate, and improve upon current processes.

+ Ability to set, track, and monitor quantitative goals and practice data driven decision making.

+ Demonstrated initiative and the ability to successfully identify new business opportunities and up-sell to existing customers

+ Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products, particularly SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams


+ Bachelor’s Degree

+ Min 8 years’ Experience instate agencies and federal programs, including Medicaid, SNAP, and TANF

+ Experience in public assistance cost allocation plans and administrative claiming

+ Able to work with a diverse range of people


Remote Work Statement:

This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

+ be available during your set working hours.

+ have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and

+ be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties.

Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.

We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis until filled.


Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $105,000-$120,000. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role, including medical and dental care benefits, 401k, PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave.

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 employmentregarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programsare 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.

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Job Posting: JC261394453

Posted On: Jun 16, 2024

Updated On: Jul 11, 2024

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