United States Full Time 2 weeks ago

Consultant

Education Solutions Group

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: Remote based, preferred New York City, Seattle, or Washington D.C

JOB SUMMARY


MGT is a national leader in public sector management consulting and services that delivers diverse business consulting services to a wide range of public sector groups. Our mission is to impact communities for good. Our platform of education companies attract the best, most exceptional organizations and capture the talent required to exceed client expectations as they navigate the dynamic demands of district or higher education performance.

Kitamba, an MGT Education company, is dedicated to dramatically improving learning and life outcomes for all children. We believe that great public schools and high-quality education have the potential to be life-changing, especially for students in underserved communities. We partner with leaders in government, philanthropy, and other education organizations and draw on our experience in the education space to solve complex problems facing public schools and communities. We deliver customized services and products - including data, finance, and instructional tools - from initial design through the last step of execution.

Consultants play important roles on our projects: performing research and analyses, engaging with partners, and supporting the project team. We have a wide breadth of projects, and we try to match our team's skills and interests to specific projects whenever possible.


MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Conduct research and data analysis to generate meaningful insights
  • Share analyses and insights both in writing and verbally for variable audiences
  • Support the project team by managing work plans, preparing meeting materials, and following up on next steps from meetings
  • Demonstrate initiative and independent problem-solving
  • Effectively manage time and schedule
  • Develop knowledge of partner issues, needs, and context
  • Make frequent use of Excel, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Conduct research and data analysis to generate meaningful insights
  • Share analyses and insights both in writing and verbally for variable audiences
  • Support the project team by managing work plans, preparing meeting materials, and following up on next steps from meetings
  • Demonstrate initiative and independent problem-solving
  • Develop knowledge of partner issues, needs, and context
  • Make frequent use of Excel, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Word, and PowerPoint.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Prior data collection and analysis experience
  • Strong project records maintenance skills
  • Ability to be flexible to and adapt to the dynamic nature of multiple concurrent consulting engagements
  • Bachelor's degree with strong academic background
  • Commitment to our organizational mission and fostering a culture of inclusion in the workplace
  • An ability to focus on solutions and to follow through
  • Analytic and writing skills and experience with spreadsheet and presentation software
  • Effective communication skills with an ability to share and synthesize knowledge
  • An ability to think strategically and anticipate future opportunities and challenges
  • A commitment to staying organized
  • An ability to navigate ambiguity comfortably and meet frequent deadlines
  • An ability to connect with people both on an individual level and in groups
  • A sense of humor and ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to travel depending on the sales cycle and client needs


PREFFERED QUALITIFICATIONS


  • Education sector experience
  • One (1) or more years of consulting experience or equivalent public-sector/education experience (intern or fellowship experience accepted)
  • Experience with R, GIS or other data analysis tools/applications


MGT of America Consulting, LLC will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, or any other characteristic or class protected by law.

  • Company:
    MGT Consulting Group
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  • Posting Date:
    10th May 2022
  • Valid through:
    10th Jun 2022
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