Schools Specialist
Public Consulting Group 48 reviews - Washington, DC

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PCG is looking for a motivated and results-oriented recent college graduates with drive, determination and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment to enter into its Business Analyst Development Program in the Washington, DC office. This position revolves around technology, policy and project management functions.

Apprentice Business Analysts will participate in a development program in an effort to develop baseline competencies such as achievement orientation, business process analysis, client orientation, and relationship building which are essential to become a successful Business Analyst at PCG. Our team is dedicated to ensuring Business Analysts build a solid foundation for success through serving a diverse client base in various settings, playing an integral role on our project teams, and partaking in performance development activities.

Responsibilities include:
Providing service to large school districts in the areas of special education management systems, data warehousing, federal claiming and other school based revenue programs.

Learning web-based technologies and leading clients through implementation and training processes.

Defining, documenting and improving business processes by writing requirements for new system functionality.

Developing project requirements and setting client expectations.

Test the accuracy of newly released application functionality.

Preparing and presenting written status reports for clients.

Gathering and analyzing data.

Coordinating with programmers to communicate business processes and client requests

Assisting with the trainings for key clients and preparation of materials for training seminars.

Participating on proposal development teams, including writing sections, coordinating efforts and preparing proposal submissions.

Developing presentations for and attending conferences/seminars.

Conducting policy and other research.

Providing project management support to Consultants and Managers

Provide customer support by phone, email, and via webinar as needed.

Required Skills

Strong analytical, interpersonal, organizational, research, presentation, time management, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills.

A detail oriented problem solving approach to business issues.

Self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity.

Workload and travel flexibility based on client and team needs.

Proven ability to take initiative and move daily work forward.

Good judgment in completing tasks and in seeking guidance when needed.

A commitment to deliver exceptional client service and contribute in a team environment.

Ability to interact with various levels of management and with clients.

Proficiency in Microsoft applications, in particular Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. Additional experience using SQL or other Databases, Financial and/or Accounting Systems is beneficial.

Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, and eagerness to learn.

Core interest in finance, education, health care, government, or public consulting.

Required Experience

Bachelor's Degree. Note: ABA's are a part our college hiring program, thus candidates must have received their Bachelor's Degree within 12 months of hire

Ability to work overtime and travel to client sites (approximately 30 - 50%) required.

This position may be subject to a background check. An EEO, AA, VEVRAA employer.

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