Public Knowledge

Management Consultant - Medicaid - US (Midwest)

Bismarck, ND, USA ● Cheyenne, WY, USA ● Chicago, IL, USA ● Colorado Springs, CO, USA ● Colorado, USA ● Denver, CO, USA ● Helena, MT, USA ● Illinois, USA ● Iowa, USA ● Montana, USA ● Nebraska, USA ● North Dakota, USA ● Pierre, SD 57501, USA ● Salt Lake City, UT, USA ● South Dakota, USA ● Utah, USA ● Wheat Ridge, CO, USA ● Wyoming, USA ● Virtual Req #664
Thursday, 21 September 2023

Management Consultant (Medicaid)

Applicant must be willing to travel as needed


Company Summary

Public Knowledge® is a national management consulting firm that helps government agencies solve tough problems and thrive in complex environments. We do this by providing a human-centric approach to planning, procurement, and implementation services. Most of our work is in Health and Human Services. You can learn more about us at The GLI® Group has acquired Public Knowledge®, which provides Public Knowledge® with the financial backing and infrastructure of a larger company.

Inclusion is not an initiative at Public Knowledge®; it is one of our core values. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace that highlights the diversity in all of us and our experiences. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. Public Knowledge® recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, disability status, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.



Position Summary

This management consultant would spearhead research efforts to gather information for large projects and programs and propose creative solutions. This person would collaborate with project managers and team members to support project administration, time management, and budgeting.

Duties & Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


  • Gather information for a project by conducting interviews, surveys, facilitating groups, analyzing client documentation, conducting research of best practice and academic literature, and the application of other information gathering tools.

Project Support

  • Learn and apply the tools and techniques we have for projects.
  • Work with project managers to support the administration of projects (ensure staff adhere to standards, organizing the time of other team members, supporting project meetings, and assisting with project financial management).
  •  Help your team meet project objectives, timelines, and deliverables within budget.

Analysis, Communication, and Consultation

  • Using your experience and research results, analyze and organize information identifying root causes of issues, opportunities for improvement, and generate ideas to improve the client situation.
  • Based on your analysis, research, and experience participate with your team in the development of recommendations for actions that will improve the client situation.
  • Communicate the results of our work (information, analysis, and recommendations) through the participation in the development and delivery of written reports, formal presentations, and oral discussions with your team, and as requested clients and stakeholders.

Firm Knowledge Sharing and Growth

  • Freely share your knowledge, skills, and abilities with your peers in the firm.
  • Perform firm administrative activities (maintain your resume, record your time accurately).
  • Grow your skills and experience by participating in projects and actively pursuing continuing professional education.
  • Develop an effective working relationship with clients and colleagues.


Required Education and Other Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Valid Driver’s License


Required Experience and Skills:

  • 3+ years working with Medicaid programs or systems, either on State or Federal agency team, vendor, or consulting firm.
  • Basic program knowledge across Medicaid functions, such as eligibility and enrollment, benefit plan management, provider management, reporting, and financial models.
  • Familiarity with related health and human services programs such as SNAP, TANF, childcare, and others.  
  • Preferred, understanding of the system landscape of a Medicaid agency, including planning, funding requests through the APD process, and the full system development lifecycle through certification. 
  • Experience with technology implementations in the healthcare industry. 
  • Understanding of challenges and trends impacting the healthcare system.  
  • Must have experience in bringing focus and organization to ambiguous situations
  • Must demonstrate creative and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills Must have flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new situations
  • Must have ability to establish and cultivate strong work relationships
  •  Must have clear, concise written and verbal communication
  • Must have demonstrated life-long learning skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel (reasonable travel will be required)
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with officials at all levels in government and industry
  • Must have the ability to handle and organize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of attention to quality, details, and correctness
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a virtual environment (via conference calls, web meetings, and using digital collaboration tools such as Zoom and cloud document repository)
  •  Must be able to address the needs of diverse customers; understand and respond in a culturally responsive way
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias
  • Must be able to address the needs of diverse customers; understand and respond in a culturally responsive way

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Must have the ability to travel to client sites
  • Ability to work from a home-based office
  • Must have the ability to work at a computer for extensive periods of time
  • Must have the ability to speak on the telephone for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to read (paper or computer screen) for extended periods of time
  • Must have sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other Company equipment
  •  Must have the ability to be self-driven, work independently and as part of a team

We offer excellent benefits that include:

  • Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance
  • 100% Paid Life Insurance
  • 20 Days Paid Time Off (Per Year)
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K Savings Plan with 100% match up to 3% of your salary
  • Anniversary Reward Bonus
  • Stipend and Paid Time for Professional Development
  • Paid time to volunteer in your local community



Think you've got what it takes? Apply online on our website and include an introduction to yourself and your qualifications.

This job post should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job.  The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related task and responsibilities than those stated above.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our team members are people with different backgrounds, strengths, and lived expertise, who share a commitment to being a catalyst for change, leaving each person, project, client, colleague, and community better than when we started.


Other details

  • Job Family USA
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Bismarck, ND, USA
  • Cheyenne, WY, USA
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Colorado, USA
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Helena, MT, USA
  • Illinois, USA
  • Iowa, USA
  • Montana, USA
  • Nebraska, USA
  • North Dakota, USA
  • Pierre, SD 57501, USA
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • South Dakota, USA
  • Utah, USA
  • Wheat Ridge, CO, USA
  • Wyoming, USA
  • Virtual