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Guidehouse Director - Management Consulting - State & Local Government in New York, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus 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 prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 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 Management Consulting Director in Guidehouse’s State and Local Government Practice leads delivery teams on high impact State & Local Government client engagements and driving business development activities.

Key activities include:

  • Establishing approaches to gather information from clients regarding client structure, process, technology and culture

  • Facilitating meetings with client stakeholders to gather information

  • Identifying and implementing overall program improvements for clients

  • Effectively leveraging project resources to accomplish tasks while providing regular feedback and coaching

  • Driving business development activities including RFP responses and proposal development


Qualifications:Critical thinking to solve problems and develop innovative solutions to client’s management and operational challenges.

Demonstrates proven abilities as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; participating in various staff recruitment and retention activities; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback. Ability to ‘quick start’ account plan and target new business opportunities that support relevant practice development goals and objectives.Qualifications Required: • 10+ years minimum of experience in management consulting with at least 5 years in State & Local Government or related field within the State and Local Government sector.• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university.• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel• Excellent oral and written communication skills• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills• Experience managing projects and junior & mid-level staff

Qualifications Desired:

  • Master’s Degree (including MBA or equivalent).• 5+ years of experience in public sector government consulting• Experience managing challenging projects and serving clients• Experience facilitating meetings and public speaking with large groups• Experience with one more of the following areas: business process redesign, HR consulting, business case development, cybersecurity, IT strategy• Management consulting skills such as project management, financial modeling, operational modeling, and stakeholder management

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 responsibilities as described.

  • Certifications or credentials in related technologies, standards, methodologies, or frameworks (where applicable or available) is a plus but not required.


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