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Business Analyst/Apprentice Business Analyst
Public Consulting Group | Raleigh, North Carolina
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Job Description

Overview

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 2,200 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than three decades of consulting to public sector clients 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.

Responsibilities

Overall Responsibilities:

Business Analysts are the entry-level position in PCG's consulting career ladder. This position involves direct client communication and project execution responsibilities and candidates with a personable and professional demeanor are highly desired. Business Analysts play a role in a wide range of work assignments that may include the following:

* Supporting project managers across multiple projects and clients and working with various project teams.
* Providing daily client and project support either onsite or via phone/email (as project experience and knowledge is gained).
* Supporting financial analysis and funding assessments for various clients including cost allocation plans, cost reports, and setting rates for public services.
* Learning PCG's web-based technologies and supporting the project team through the customization process, implementation, training, and ongoing operational efforts.
* Supporting proposal development teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts and preparing proposal submissions.
* Developing presentations for and attending conferences/seminars.
* Preparing and presenting written status reports. Supporting the team completing assessment documentation and recommendation reports for clients.
* Conducting policy and other research to support the project team and assist in preparing information briefs for both internal and client-facing use.
* Defining, documenting, and improving business processes.
* Gathering and analyzing a variety of data, including both financial and written policy/procedure information.
* Learning and performing tasks related to sales and marketing.

Travel (25% - 50%) and work over 40 hours per week is required. This is a salaried position. This position will be located in Raleigh, NC

Qualifications

Required Skills:

* Excellent organizational skills and an attention to detail.
* Ability to work both in a team situation and autonomously.
* Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyze and data
* Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Excel.
* Commitment to life long learning.
* Abiliity to adapt to changing project demands
* Understanding of professional business atmosphere, including professional communication skills

Differentiating Skills:

* Software development and/or implementation experience
* Public Speaking and/or previous experience training/presenting to large groups
* Prior travel experience (domestic or abroad).
* Interest in health and human services programs and/or Medicaid knowledge.
* Cost or government accounting.

Business Analyst:

* At least a Bachelor's Degree is required.
* 1-2 plus years of relevant work experience in the fields of health care, government, or the consulting field.

A Apprentice Business Analyst:

* Bachelor's Degree is required. Master's Degree candidates with no previous work experience will also be considered.
* No prior work experience, but at least one internship during school.

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About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group, Inc., a management consulting firm, is committed to providing the highest level of service and quality products to our state and local government clients. Among our services, we provide a set of public safety and homeland security solutions for state and local government,including: Strategic Planning: A fully developed, clearly articulated homeland security strategy can serve as a blueprint for a community to be as prepared as possible to prevent, respond to, and recover from an act of terrorism or other critical incident. PCG staff can assist state, regional and local governments in the development, implementation, and administration of their homeland security strategy. PCG will provide facilitation and planning services for clients seeking to develop an overall homeland security mission, as well as strategic goals and objectives that are critical to guide a community's preparedness.

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