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Executive Consultant for State Public Health Platform

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family :
Strategy & Transformation Consulting
Travel Required :
Up to 25%
Clearance Required :
What You Will Do:
The role of state and territorial health officials has never in our history required such diverse expertise. From sophisticated and advance understanding of infectious disease, contact tracing, and immunization distribution and registry to taking center stage on data modernization and climate change reform.
Guidehouse is seeking an innovative leader to serve as the Director of State Public Health. This leader will be tasked in developing relationships with State Health Organizations, addressing their needs and supporting efforts to build a more resilient public health infrastructure. In doing so, this individual will also be tasked with expanding our presence in state and county public health agencies.
Guidehouse as the second largest healthcare consulting firm has expansive reach across the continuum of healthcare working with most federal health and human services agencies. This position would align to our state health team which has long-standing impact working in Medicaid, Aging and Disabilities, and Mental Health agencies in practically every state.
The Director would be motivated to grow our presence in these public health spaces bridging our expertise and program knowledge from key programs sponsored by CDC, HRSA, and SAHMSA and others that are then administered at the local level.
This person will function as an account executive to bridge client relations and technical delivery on projects with emphasis on public health at the state and local level. The position provides an extraordinary opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in promoting innovation in key public health focus areas including, HIV/AIDs program, disease surveillance, data modernization, immunization adherence, maternal and child health, public health workforce development, health equity and environmental sustainability.

  • Generating and growing our public health portfolio in the state and county markets

  • Client relations and directing client consulting deliverables for assigned accounts

  • Leads client and Guidehouse teams to develop, implement and monitor various public health agendas, strategies, and improve data collection use and coordination across programs.

  • Partners with states to tackle key public health priorities and promote health improvement---Leverages deep industry and strategy expertise to create a compelling case for change for State Agencies

  • Responsible for developing and building strong client relationships/management with executive/state decision makers

    What You Need:

    • Bachelors Degree from accredited university, MPH Preferred

    • 10+ years' experience in state healthcare programs

    • Demonstrated results in driving measurable transformation to Medicaid programs that exceed expectations

    • Clear innovator that is able to compliantly structure Medicaid programs and Operations in a way that influences decisions with the highest level of state HHS leaders and their direct reports.

    • Demonstrated data management skills, and familiarity with diverse analytical methodologies.

    • Strong candidates will be forward-thinking and will have demonstrated they are capable and have been accountable in leading multiple client engagements simultaneously to timeline, scope and budget.

    • Develop marketing materials, white papers, and presentations for delivery to senior level managers and conference attendees. As well as developing and presenting briefs to non-technical audiences and clients

    • Experience in multi-workstream project management (managing timeline, scope and budget) inclusive of client expectations and risk mitigation

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs

      What Would Be Nice To Have:

      • Masters or Advanced Degree from accredited college

      • Serving as a prior state director of a HHS program

      • Ability to hit the ground running with limited retainers or conflicts

      • 2 -3 years experience in driving sales north of $5M annually

      • Experience writing white papers, or preparation of responses to RFIs, RFQs, RFPs, SOWs

      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

      • Executive Consulting Experience at the State Director and leadership level

        The annual salary range for this position is $123,700.00-$247,400.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.
        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 RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . 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, Jackson , Executive Consultant for State Public Health Platform, Professions , Jackson, Mississippi

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