Management Consultant

Employer
Aptive
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
Closes
Aug 17, 2022
Ref
2022-1370
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VHA, requires professional support services to assist the Deputy Under Secretary of Health (DUSH)-who is accountable for specific health care programs enabling and supporting virtually every aspect of patient care provided to Veterans-- with the development, administration, and management of various emerging initiatives, some of which are legislatively mandated. Aptive serves as the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) strategic partner to transform the country's largest and most complex organizations - with 1,600 care sites across 50 states and a staff of approximately 300,000 employees caring for over 6 million Veterans - into a clinically led, outcome-focused, and technology-enabled organization.

Aptive is seeking a Management Consultant to support VHA in creating an implementation plan for recommendations resulting from the Caregiver Support Program (CSP) Functional Assessment.

Primary Responsibilities

You will experience a wide range of projects to gain experience and skillsets and share your ideas in an environment that values innovation. Our culture is aimed to create an environment where employees lean into servant leadership, are encouraged to elevate, and are empowered to shift the drift, that is, to be innovative and transformative in career and client service.

  • Support client directors/managers with high-level, cross-functional focus and assistance.
  • Delivery of high quality, senior executive-level deliverables.
  • Evaluate analytical results and develop new and adapted analytical techniques.
  • Prepare briefings, studies, and reports for presentation to senior executive level and senior client officials.
  • Provide performance analysis and process improvement using industry best practice methodologies and tools.
  • Design communication strategy products for client stakeholder groups and build quality briefing presentations, social media postings, and other media.
  • Review and analyze reports involving workload data, performance metrics, and other statistical information for content, completeness, and timeliness, and develop executive key summary information.


Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree
  • Must have 7 years or more of relevant experience
  • Knowledge/experience with VBA and Caregivers Program experience
  • Experience drafting notes, implementation plans, and adhering to strict timelines
  • Responsible for interfacing, both orally and via written communications with various stakeholders
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use and management of Microsoft Suite of products: Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong written and communication skills to include developing reports, briefings, and similar artifacts
  • Must have direct experience with program management and implementation, health system operations, and client management.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with VHA Central Office


Client Information

The Office of Healthcare Transformation (OHT), organizationally aligned under the DUSH, is spearheading this implementation of program management capabilities. OHI's Modernization initiative drives improvement across VHA's mission activities, focusing on streamlining the organization, simplifying decision-making, reengineering business processes, and enhancing role authority and accountability while reducing variability across the health system. OHT initiatives touch all areas of VHA operations: finance, human resources, labor-management relations, training, communications, commercial and government health operations, human-centered design, organizational design, performance management, and data analysis. Our approach includes change management and transition throughout VA/VHA Central Office, VISNs, Medical Centers, and external stakeholders.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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