State & Local Government – Consultant – Management Consulting

06 Nov, 2022


State & Local Government – Consultant – Management Consulting

Boston, MA

Job Description

OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


The State and Local Government practice provides individuals the opportunity to serve clients in the areas of: business design, organizational strategy, IT strategy, performance management, 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.


Supporting delivery teams on high-impact State & Local Government client engagements.  Candidate will focus primarily on providing exceptional consulting professional services delivery but is also expected to assist in various business development activities to grow the business.


•          Follow and look for opportunities to enhance approaches in information gathering while working with clients regarding organizational structure, process,                       technology and culture

•          Support meetings with client stakeholders and key constituents to gather and analyze engagement information

•          Work with team to support efforts in identify and implementing process improvement for client’s qualifications


Qualifications Required

  • 1+ years of professional experience in management consulting or relevant equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience working with teams
  • Must be willing to travel as needed


Knowledge Preferred:

  • 1+ years of experience in public sector government consulting and/or policymaking preferred
  • 1 + years of professional services experience preferred,
  •  Experience with grants management, stakeholder management, executive communications, financial analysis, etc
  • Interested in and committed to public sector work
  • Competencies include:
    • 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

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience contributing to business development activities directed towards state and local government entities. May include actively engaging with state and local government leaders and staff, responding to government solicitations, creating marketing materials, etc.
  • 1+ years of experience 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.
  • 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
  • Certifications and demonstrated experience in organizational change management, project management, agile, business process optimization, and/or technology enablement.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks within a workstream as part of a larger engagement.
  • Experience creating high quality deliverables to contract and client specifications and requirements
  • Experience with presentation and/or data analysis/ analytics software, including MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, Excel, Access, R, SAS, Tableau, QlikView, Perceptive or other
  • Synthesizing multiple inputs into coherent insights


Additional Requirements

The salary range for this role is $77k – $85k, may vary based on experience and location.


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.




About Guidehouse

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.


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.


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.


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
  • 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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Job posted: 2022-11-06