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Guidehouse Lead for State Healthcare Medicaid Strategy and Operations in Albany, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


The ideal candidate will have experience working with state healthcare programs and leveraging that first-hand knowledge to drive business development for our state health practice.

The candidate must be a world-class problem-solver with the ability to handle challenges under pressure. Draft, edit, and present high-quality briefing material to senior officials within state and local healthcare agencies, as well as with other key leaders in state government. Collaborate with teammates to ensure requests are accounted for and tracked throughout request lifecycle. Apply knowledge of state programs and technology to healthcare enterprises promoting cross sales in our commercial, public health and SLG teams. Work directly as part of a fast-paced client team with flexibility and communicate regulatory concepts to technical and non-technical personnel to ensure quality and client satisfaction.

Successfully execute annual business plan, supporting the growth of the state health practice.



  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university

  • 10-15+ years’ experience in state healthcare programs

  • Demonstrated results in driving measurable transformation to Medicaid programs that exceed expectations

  • Clear innovator that is able to compliantly structure Medicaid programs and Operations in a way that influences decisions with the highest level of state HHS leaders and their direct reports.

  • Excellent analytical and written and verbal communication skills

  • Develop marketing materials, white papers, and presentations for delivery to senior level managers and conference attendees. As well as developing and presenting briefs to non-technical audiences and clients

  • Experience in project management


  • Masters or Advanced Degree from accredited college

  • Serving as a prior state director of a HHS program

  • Ability to hit the ground running with limited retainers or conflicts

  • 2 -3 years experience in driving sales north of $5M annually or oversight of grants/budgets for state Medicaid organization

  • Experience writing white papers, or preparation of responses to RFIs, RFQs, RFPs, SOWs

Additional Requirements

  • 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 esponsibilities as described.

  • This position is open to candidate virtually from EST, CST, PST time zones as well as AZ, UT.

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

  • No sponsorship is available for this position.

  • Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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 . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

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

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • 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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