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Position: Social Equity Practice Manager
Salary: Market Competitive with Year-end Bonus
Location: Atlanta, GA
K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC is a leading management consulting firm providing social equity advisory services. KLS&A is dedicated to advancing social equity in various domains - Health, Environment, Education, Digital, Justice, Workplace, and Economics. We specialize in providing data-driven analysis to identify equity barriers and develop innovative strategies and solutions to address inequities and promote inclusivity across all social domains.
We are seeking a dynamic and visionary leader to head our Social Equity Consulting Practice. As the leader of our social equity consulting practice, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our consulting services and client success. You will be responsible for developing and executing strategies that help our clients create more equitable policies, practices, and cultures. This position will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
- Practice Leadership:
- Provide strategic direction and thought leadership for the social equity consulting practice.
- Develop and execute a business plan to drive growth, profitability, and market presence.
- Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging research, and best practices related to social equity.
- Client Engagement:
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with existing clients while expanding the client base.
- Collaborate with clients to identify their specific social equity challenges and develop customized solutions.
- Lead client engagements, ensuring the successful delivery of consulting services.
- Team Management:
- Recruit, mentor, and lead a diverse team of consultants, analysts, and specialists.
- Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting the professional growth of team members.
- Manage workload allocation, project timelines, and resource allocation.
- Strategic Planning:
- Develop and execute a strategic plan for the practice, setting clear objectives, goals, and key performance indicators (KPIs).
- Monitor progress and adjust strategies as needed to achieve targets and ensure client satisfaction.
- Thought Leadership:
- Publish thought leadership articles, whitepapers, and reports on social equity topics.
- Represent the company at industry conferences, webinars, and speaking engagements.
- Build and maintain a strong professional network within the social equity field.
- Financial Management:
- Oversee the financial performance of the practice, including budgeting, forecasting, and revenue generation.
- Ensure efficient resource utilization and cost control.
- Quality Assurance:
- Uphold the highest standards of quality in consulting services, ensuring that deliverables meet or exceed client expectations.
- Implement quality control processes and continuously improve service offerings.
- Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., social sciences, business, public policy). Doctorate degree preferred.
- Extensive experience (10+ years) in consulting, with a strong background in all social equity (science) domains - Health, Environment, Education, Digital, Justice, Workplace, and Economics.
- Proven track record of leadership, team management, and business development.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence stakeholders.
- Deep knowledge of social equity issues, including a strong understanding of systemic inequalities and social barriers.
- Strong project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
- A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both personally and professionally.
- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
- Comprehensive health, dental, and retirement benefits.
- Professional development opportunities.
- A supportive and inclusive work culture.
- Opportunities to make a meaningful impact on society.
If you are passionate about advancing social equity, have a proven track record in consulting, and are ready to lead a dynamic team toward positive change, we encourage you to apply for the role of Social Equity Consulting Practice Leader at K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. Join us in making a difference and driving lasting social change. Apply today at email@example.com.
Position: Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) Consultant
Salary: Market Competitive with Year-end Bonus
Location: Washington, D.C.
K.L. Scott & Associates, LLC. is a leading provider of management consulting services to federal government agencies. We specialize in helping our clients make informed decisions about their investments in information technology projects. Our team of experts works closely with government agencies to ensure that their Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) processes are efficient, compliant, and aligned with their strategic goals.
As a CPIC Consultant with Federal Government Experience at KLS&A, you will play a critical role in assisting federal agencies in managing their IT investments effectively. You will work closely with our clients to provide guidance and expertise on CPIC processes, ensuring that they make informed decisions that align with their mission and objectives. Your deep knowledge of federal government processes and regulations will be essential to the success of our projects.
- CPIC Process Management: Lead and support the implementation, improvement, and maintenance of CPIC processes within federal agencies.
- Federal Compliance: Ensure that CPIC processes are in compliance with federal regulations, policies, and guidelines, including OMB Circulars A-11 and A-130.
- IT Investment Analysis: Conduct comprehensive analyses of IT investment portfolios to help agencies prioritize projects and allocate resources effectively.
- Documentation and Reporting: Prepare and maintain documentation, including business cases, project justifications, and investment portfolios. Generate reports and presentations for senior management and stakeholders.
- Risk Assessment: Identify and assess risks associated with IT investments, and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
- Strategic Alignment: Collaborate with agency leadership to align IT investments with strategic goals and objectives.
- Performance Measurement: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of IT investments.
- Consultation: Provide expert guidance and consultation to agency personnel on CPIC best practices, data collection, and analysis.
- Training and Education: Develop and deliver training sessions and workshops to enhance agency staff's understanding of CPIC processes and requirements.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business Administration, Information Technology, Public Administration).
- At least 10 years of experience working as a CPIC consultant, with a strong focus on federal government projects.
- Deep knowledge of federal CPIC processes, regulations, and OMB Circulars.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication and presentation abilities.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
- Project management experience is a plus.
- Competitive salary and benefits package.
- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
- Engaging and collaborative work environment.
- Work on projects that have a significant impact on federal agencies and the nation.
If you are a seasoned CPIC consultant with a strong background in federal government processes and regulations, and you are passionate about helping federal agencies make informed decisions about their IT investments, we encourage you to apply for this position.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are a strong fit for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: IT Systems Consultant
Salary: Market Competitive with Year-end Bonus
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
We are seeking an IT Systems Consultant whose primary function is to provide system support to the various client projects by means of research, software architecture and design, analysis, requirements development, documentation, and training for issues and enhancements related to all systems.
The IT Systems Consultant candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of waterfall and Agile software development methodologies (SDM) and have the ability to analyze systems and processes within the public sector (federal, state, and local government). The job responsibilities will include
- providing recommendations for enhancing workflows to improve processes and identify and correct system issues;
- developing detailed Business Requirements & Functional Requirements;
- ensuring requirements are met through Quality Assurance tasks; and
- participating throughout the entire SDM process.
The IT Systems Consultant candidate will assist in the development of business solutions in accordance with SDM, including, but not limited to:
- Providing input to the Project Manager in the creation of project plans, estimates, and schedules.
- Assisting the Project Manager in the preparation of the Impact Analysis needed for new systems or enhancements to existing systems.
- Adhering to the project timeline and keeping the Project Manager apprised of status, issues, and progress.
- Documenting business requirements to include all information needed by the developers by translating business requirements into detailed system/IT requirements.
- Working with our clients to prepare detailed Business Requirements and Use Cases, scheduling, and system demonstrations as needed.
- Working with technical areas, Developers, and QA to interpret Business Requirements, scheduling and facilitating walk-throughs as needed.
- Participating in the creation of Functional Requirements in collaboration with the development teams and the applicable business teams.
- Participating in the preparation of Test Plans and as needed, participate in the execution of Systems Testing in conjunction with the QA Testing Team to ensure Test Cases cover all functionality described in the Business Requirements and Use Cases
- Reviewing Systems Testing Results (as needed) to obtain sign-off from the QA Testing Team.
- Assisting the Business Team during User Acceptance Testing (UAT) by answering any questions, reviewing test director defects, and determining if it is a true defect or whether a change control is needed before assigning it to the development team.
- Developing reports and analyses using various queries and/or other tools as needed
- Monitoring the quality of production systems and resolving production-related issues during checkout and post-deployment (as needed).
- Working with the Development Team in preparation of the Master Release Plan and post-production testing.
Internal firm activities include but may not be limited to
- Competitive market research and analysis
- Business proposal writing and content contribution
- Building project accelerator tools and techniques
- Creating white papers, case study analyses, and miscellaneous consulting practice artifacts
- Assisting with sales presentations for prospective clients
Bachelor's degree in business or computer science and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience with business operations or systems development or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Up to 25% travel based on client requirements