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Associate Director or Director - Management Consulting - State & Local Government

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Family:Management ConsultingTravel Required:Up to 25%Clearance Required:NoneWhat You Will Do: -

  • The Management Consulting Associate Director and Director in Guidehouse's State and Local Government Practice leads delivery teams on high impact State & Local Government client engagements and drives business development activities.
  • Key activities include:
    • Establishing approaches to gather information from clients regarding client structure, process, technology and culture
    • Facilitating meetings with client stakeholders to gather information
    • Managing quality control for project deliverables and work product consistent with Guidehouse quality requirements
    • Leverage Guidehouse frameworks and other leading practices identify and implement program improvements for clients
    • Effectively leveraging project resources to accomplish tasks while providing regular feedback and coaching
    • Driving business development activities including RFP responses, proposal development, and peak account planningWhat You Will Need: -
      • Critical thinking to solve problems and develop innovative solutions to client's management and operational challenges.
      • Proven abilities as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and -innovation; participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.
      • Ability to 'quick start' account plan and target new business opportunities that support relevant practice development goals and objectives.
      • An Associate Director or Director in Guidehouse's State and Local Government practice must possess the following:
        • 7+ years for Associate Director and 10+ years for Director minimum experience in management consulting with at least 3 - 5 years in State & Local Government or related field within the State and Local Government sector
        • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills
        • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
        • Experience managing projects and junior & mid-level staff
        • Must reside and be able to travel throughout the state of Illinois and on occasion outside the Midwest region.What Would Be Nice To Have: -
          • Master's Degree - MPP or MPA (including MBA or equivalent)
          • Experience managing challenging projects and serving clients
          • Experience facilitating meetings and public speaking with large groups
          • Experience with one more of the following areas: business process redesign, HR consulting, business case development, IT strategy and implementation
          • Management consulting skills such as project management, financial modeling, operational modeling, and stakeholder management
          • Familiarity with the Illinois government structures and processes**If you proceed to interview you will complete a case study that will be presented verbally by the interviewer. You will be asked to respond to a series of scenarios.****This is a Pipeline Requisition for future Award.**What We Offer: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.Benefits include:
            • 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
            • Student Loan PayDown
            • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
            • Skills Development & Certifications
            • Employee Referral Program
            • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
            • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
            • Mobility StipendAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse 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.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Chicago , Associate Director or Director - Management Consulting - State & Local Government, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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