• Process Improvement Consultant- Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    ID
    2019-3368
    Category
    Client Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

     

    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the Unites States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.

    Responsibilities

    Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.

     

    -Clearly and consistently communicate about the change well in advance of its implementation.
    -Help employees better understand the need for the change and the rationale behind the decisions, as well as the ways the change may affect them.
    -Ensure that your change management team includes change champions who can help spread positive messages about the change, as well as take the temperature of employee reactions to the change.
    -Provide strong support for the changing environment, such as ensuring that managers are provided with the training and information they need to answer employee questions

    Qualifications

    Minimum Years of Experience: 3 years of relevant experience in the Financial, Healthcare, Federal or Products and Services Industries

     

    Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

     

    Conduct an assessment of key staff process for a high profile client with several elements. Advise Senior level clients on ways to improve and shorten the overall process. The main focus is change management for Human Resources processes. 

     

    Knowledge Preferred:
    -Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and understanding of, and success with contributing or managing specific workstreams of client engagements that involve, the following areas: 
    -Pre-and post-surveys allow for feedback both before and after the change has been implemented, which can enhance the overall process.
    -Engage  in one-on-one sessions prior to the solution’s implementation to allow input.
    -Clear, consistent and explicit, communication especially when it comes to timeline and responsibilities.
    -Use both formal and informal communication approaches, including email, intranet, in-person meetings, signage and voice mails.
    -Offer opportunities for employees to provide feedback into the process, and then be sure to use the input to inform the plan.
    -Gather employees to explore worst-case scenarios and then develop strategies to address them.


    Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader by:
    - Creating a positive environment
    - Monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations
    - Respecting the work-life quality of team members
    - Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner
    - Keeping leadership informed of progress and issues
    - Answering questions and providing direction to less experienced staff
    - Developing, writing, presenting and facilitating discussions on strategy to all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management

     

    TS/SCI w/FSP

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • 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.

    Disclaimer

    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.

     

    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 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
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • 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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