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14 Jul 2023

Full-Time Management Consulting – Director – State & Local Government

Editor South Carolina

Job Description

Job Family: Management Consulting

Travel Required: Up to 50%

Clearance Required: None

What You Will Do:

The role involves engagement management, stakeholder management, project management, day-to-day project execution and supporting business development activities such as proposal development, opportunity pipeline development and professional networking. Examples of projects include IT strategy and implementation projects; cybersecurity and data protection strategy and implementation projects; data strategy and governance projects; software and vendor selection projects and technology risk assessments.

The role also involves practice development activities including creation of new service solution offerings; authoring thought leadership and white papers; mentoring and coaching con

What You Will Need:

Demonstrates knowledge and practical application of leading technologies and solutions in customer relationship management, enterprise operations, data analytics, data governance and management, automation, cybersecurity and / or cloud.

Demonstrates the ability to articulate how leading technologies can be positioned or architected to solve business challenges and problems

Demonstrates familiarity and application of leading frameworks, methodologies or standards such as the Project Management Institute Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMI PMBOK), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Agile Scrum, Six Sigma, The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), or IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

10+ years of experience leading multiple, cross functional and global projects and implementations and project management

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in key facets of state and local government, including:

Education, Housing, Transportation, Criminal Justice, and/or Administration and functional areas; and,

Strategic sourcing, shared services, economic development, sustainability, performance management, disaster recovery and/or customer contact centers.

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in core management consulting skills and the ability to lead clients through solution development including experience in areas such as application development, system implementation, Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V);

Business Development Experience: Sourcing and leading proposal development efforts for client engagement opportunities;

Demonstrates experiences leading all phases of a business solution delivery life cycle, including planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, and deploying for large-scale technology transformation involving digital cloud based technologies, technical infrastructure and network access;

Conducting quality management of transformation projects and service delivery, and replacing disparate integrations;

Coordinating teams including establishing operating models and implementing methodologies to deliver global complex and high risk multi-year programs;

Developing and managing master integration management plans, critical dependency milestone trackers, and dashboards, tracking key program status updates and issues/risks, performing action item management for complex programs, including management of interface with infrastructure, communications, cyber, development and finance workstreams, utilizing project management tools;

Ability to articulate leading business issues and trends, including the associated technology implications within one or more industries;

Strong program management skills with experience managing and delivering complex and critical programs;

Strong financial and analytics skills with experience tracking and maximizing the return on technology investments.

What Would Be Nice To Have:

Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities success with managing the identification and addressing of client needs in the following areas:

Demonstrating a blend of technology solution development, functional architecture, and program management skills;

Conducting baseline assessments, building a future state vision, and developing actionable implementation plans;

Preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while remaining flexible as unanticipated issues arise;

Managing multiple engagements and client needs;

Prioritizing tasks in a client-driven environment;

Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner;

Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues, and answering questions and offer direction to staff;

Creating a positive environment while managing staff workloads;

Interfacing with organizational managers;

Exhibiting IT implementation skills, specifically with large-scale technology transformation programs (i.e., strategy through execution);

Demonstrating IT strategy skills by being able to develop and document business visions, technology strategies, and project roadmaps;

Demonstrating IT documentation skills in producing technical deliverables through all phases of the SDLC (requirements, business analyses, data-flow diagrams, data models, design);

Communicating knowledge of the SDLC and product and project life cycles by using business analysis and data architecture; and;

Showing extensive program management, communication and presentation skills including the ability to liaise with technical and business teams and clearly articulate technology concepts to business audiences, in order to drive projects to completion.

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 Stipend

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.

Job Categories: Government. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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