Careers

PCG is constantly seeking and hiring best-in-class, experienced and proven Management Consultants who are looking to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling consulting career. Candiates should have extense experience and expertise in one or more of roles listed below. Do you have what it takes? Apply now.

PCG is searching for proven Project Managers to drive the implementation of project deliverables while overseeing budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality.

  • Compensation: $90,000 to $140,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery
  • Solid understanding of Project Management methodology, tools and techniques
  • Ability to facilitate stakeholder engagement and understanding

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Ensure project deliverables are defined and strategically aligned with business objectives
  • Define, estimate and schedule project tasks and interdependencies to achieve project scope
  • Identify project resource requirements and hold resources accountable for delivery
  • Adhere to approved project methodology and maintain project artifacts and records
  • Analyze project performance, create cost benefit analysis and identify optimal solutions
  • Implement corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitates project change requests
  • Consistently providing internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success
  • Escalating risks and issues with potential significant impact
  • Working effectively to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by all affected parties

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA and/or BS in Business, Finance, Mathematics or related field
  • Competency in adapting to changing environment and ambiguous situations
  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Desire to satisfy requirements from multiple customers/stakeholders
  • The ability to quickly sift through concepts and drill down into actionable steps
  • Objective decision making ability, strong analytical, and problem solving skills
  • The ability to adjust quickly to changing situations and the ability to drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected problems

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PCG is searching for proven Program Managers to plan, define, lead, and execute multiple strategic projects on-time and on-budget.

  • Compensation: $120,000 to $170,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 10+ years’ experience successfully leading organizations through challenging 
  • cultural/organizational/technology changes
  • Superior time management, communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Certified PMP or equivalent certification

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Provide program management support for all stakeholders involved with the project
  • Execute Strategic planning and implementation, resource capacity planning, training recommendations
  • Deliver and coordinate coaching, organizational development and leadership development initiatives
  • Support leadership and executive steering committee in developing top-level strategic workforce analyses and plans that align with business objectives; identify mission critical competencies needed
  • Coordinate all aspects of the project as identified by the implementation vendor
  • Monitor project status and vendor performance; approve all deliverables, and raise and resolve vendor performance issues
  • Complete all required reporting documentation and weekly status reports
  • Develop employee Development and Retraining plan

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

•     Bachelor’s degree in related field
•     Experience in Organizational Change Management
•     Experience with vendor and risk management, program scheduling and resource planning
•     Demonstrated proficiency in effectively leading and influencing decision making at various 
levels of the organizations
•     Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within strict deadlines
•     Solid analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills; advanced statistical analysis and 
modeling knowledge

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PCG is searching for motivated Project Coordinators to manage project scheduling, documentation, and provide support to the project team.

  • Compensation: $50,000 to $75,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 0-3 years’ experience creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
  • Superior time management, communication and organizational skills
  • Able to act independently, drive results with limited direction and think creatively

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Work with project teams to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives
  • Ensure team needs are met throughout the project life cycle
  • Assist in the preparation of project proposals, time frames, schedule and budget
  • Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise, escalating issues to management as needed
  • Presentation creation and delivery
  • Communicate project status effectively and in a timely manner to all levels of management
  • Utilize project management tools to monitor working hours, budgets, plans and money spend
  • Issue appropriate paperwork and identify work process improvements
  • Coordinate activities, resources, schedules, training, equipment and information

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Microsoft Project, Visio, and other relatable tools
  • Attention to detail and exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Adapt quickly to systems, tools, environments and ambiguous situations

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PCG is searching for an experienced Business Analysts to analyze enterprise wide business processes and or systems and providing actionable recommendations.

  • Compensation: $90,000 to $130,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 5-7 years of experience in end to end analysis including: requirement gathering, documentation, process modelling, current/future state analysis, implementation, and UAT test planning and execution
  • Superior leadership skills; drives project teams and stakeholders towards defined goals
  • Experience facilitating collaboration, understanding of business requirements, relationship building, and driving standard enterprise wide business processes

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Interact with Project Sponsors, Owners, Project Team Members, Vendors, and Subject Matter Experts to understand the business problem that needs to be solved
  • Lead communication across various IT and business teams while coordinating analysis efforts
  • Perform stakeholder analysis, document business requirements; create traceability of business requirements to technical requirements, evaluate results
  • Collaborate with the project/program manager serving as the liaison between the project team and the IT team
  • Author UAT documentation deliverables (UAT Test Plan, UAT Test Results, and UAT Defect Log). Drive UAT execution and resolution of identified defects
  • Support Project Manager by tracking project progress, identifying risks, and communicating status to the business(es) and organizational leadership

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science, Business or related field
  • Ability to translate information and research into non-technical language as necessary to effectively communicate across teams
  • Ability to manage priorities, attention to detail, and ability to handle ambiguity
  • CBAP Certification

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PCG is searching for proven Data Analysts to define data requirements and functional specifications that will drive improved environment and analysis that align to business objectives.

  • Compensation: $80,000 to $120,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 3+ years’ experience in, data cleanup, report definition and development and backend database transactions
  • Skilled with several of the following: Access, Excel, SQL, Dynamics SL, Dynamics, Epicor, and IQMS, Oracle, MatLab, Tablean, and Queries
  • Solid analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use statistical analysis and modeling

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Take data in existing access database and clean and update the data
  • Determine functionality of current system and business processes for both current and future state
  • Assess current situation of the state of the information in the access database, solidify requirements, provide a resolution, and execute solution
  • Take multiple opinions and guide teams to a common ground
  • Code reviews and feedback
  • Requirements definition/ documentation
  • Lead requirements gathering sessions using multiple techniques
  • Implement new technologies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS or AA in computer science or equivalent related work experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in data manipulation and data visualization skills
  • Excellent communication, time management, and teamwork skills
  • Experience with data cleansing, data conversion and ETL initiatives
  • Proficient with multiple scripting languages, version-control systems
  • Data validation, testing, and impact analysis experience
  • Experience with security and related issues, solutions and technologies
  • Excellent system-level thinking and the ability to move up and down the stack

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PCG is searching for Process Analysts to analyze business processes and workflows in order to drive continuous improvement, increased quality, and error reduction across the organization.

  • Compensation: $80,000 to $120,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 5+ years of process improvement experience using Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies
  • Excellent communication, interviewing, and writing skills
  • Proficient in the use of analytic tools and techniques such as data gathering and analysis, spreadsheets, flow-charting and process diagramming

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Support the execution of Project Portfolio through process documentation, subject matter expertise and improvement recommendations
  • Collaborate with business owners and subject matter experts on teams throughout the enterprise to study processes and recommend improvements using various process improvement tools and methodologies
  • Create process maps and perform data gathering and historical trending to develop a current state and identify root causes of defects or areas of waste in a process
  • Develop performance metrics and use those measures to form improvement recommendations
  • Maintain documentation to track process improvements and performance, communicate progress to multiple stakeholders and leadership, and assure timely achievement of project deliverables
  • Build and maintain library of process improvement tools, templates and best practices
  • Build and maintain library of process maps and information flows
  • Coach, train and mentor project and PMO team members and process or improvement resources

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field
  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • Critical thinker with a data driven approach
  • Creative problem solver
  • Great analytical skills

PCG is looking for Quality Analysts with extensive knowledge in Quality Assurance, and the ability to play multiple roles on a testing team. Our Quality Analysts will need to be able to represent QA team in strategy meetings, prepare high level and detailed level test plans, test cases and tests scripts for teams.

  • Compensation: $80,000 to $120,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 5+ years’ experience testing complex systems development projects, using both automated and manual tests
  • Expert knowledge of multiple testing applications such as RTC, TFS, RFT, Selenium, Quality Center, Jira, ALM and testing frameworks.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment or with Agile/Scrum teams

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Responsible for requirements gathering, design, development, testing and implementation
  • Create or participate in creating QA Test Strategy, QA Test Plan, QA Test Cases, QA Test Closure, Defect documentation, etc.
  • Work with project QA Lead, Business Analysts, Developers, and/or DBA’s in defining and writing detailed and reusable Functional, System Integration, and Regression tests
  • Accurately report defects in a timely fashion while managing multiple priorities and fostering an environment of team building and coordination
  • Ensure the design complements the Requirements
  • Enforce the use of the QA processes and methodologies within the project teams

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience successfully implementing agile/scrum methodology
  • Master knowledge of multiple types of testing methodologies for functional, system, integration, regression, UAT and sometimes performance testing
  • Strong SQL and data manipulation skills
  • Experience with web services / API testing, including the use of tools such as SOAPUI and Junit
  • Experience using Team Foundation Server, Rational Functional Tester and Rational Team Concert (RTC)
  • QA/Testing experience in web application, user interface testing and usability testing
  • QA certification

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PCG is searching for experienced System Analysts to act as the liaison between the business and IT organizations and provide business critical or complex technical solutions.

  • Compensation: $90,000 to $120,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 3-5 years’ experience gathering, analyzing, documenting and translating business requirements into technical specifications
  • Experience creating technical process flows, user stories and wireframes
  • Superior time management, communication and organizational skills

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Facilitate interactive discussions with the business unit and technology teams in order to achieve alignment on defining requirements
  • Manage the change control and traceability processes for requirements
  • Analyze complex system and system-related problems and make recommendations for improvements or new designs
  • Create and implement test plans, production check out and measuring performance results
  • Update/create user and technical documentation procedures and manuals, operational support documentation, and archival of project documentation
  • Identify and communicate risks, issues and potential solution strategies; provide status updates to senior leadership

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using Jira, SQL, Confluence and Big Data Technologies
  • Solid understanding of the processes and systems in use
  • The ability to lead, influence, communicate and interact with people of all levels across the organization and external partners as required
  • Attention for detail with the ability to translate for the business or technology in order to facilitate effective collaboration
  • Demonstrated proficiency with requirement and process tools (e.g. Visio, Provision, DOORS, HP Quality Center, etc.)
  • BA and/or BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

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PCG is searching for driven Agile Coaches to mentor Agile team(s), maintain a strategic vision, and keep teams focus on product centric delivery.

  • Compensation: $130,000 to $180,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 5+ years’ experience training Kanban or Scrum teams and a change management focused approach to enabling Agile Transformation
  • Ability to train and coach all levels of the organization
  • Superior Communication skills, and ability to facilitate a positive, productive work environment

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Educate teams on Agile principles and values; assure project adheres to an Agile framework
  • Communicate with senior leadership to identify Agile value added and define strategy for transition into an Agile framework
  • Facilitate internal team communication as well as enterprise wide relationships
  • Define performance metrics and actively communicate progress and outcomes to stakeholders
  • Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues; adapt quickly to business changes
  • Review deliverables for accuracy and quality
  • Work with product owners to gather requirements, write functional and technical specifications and translate requirements into design specifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in related field
  • Experience facilitating, training teams, and enabling enterprise-wide Agile transformation
  • Experience in implementing large-scale custom development and/or systems integration projects in one or more phases of the SDLC
  • 5+ years as a scrum master or coach
  • Knowledgeable in concepts of Continuous Integration and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Proficiency in agile tools
  • Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies (Kanban, SCRUM, other)

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PCG is looking for Product Owners to be the key stakeholder responsible for understanding product requirements, developing product design, and implementing product delivery using an Agile approach.

  • Compensation: $100,00 to $140,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 3+ years’ experience translating business requirements into product specifications and ability to effectively communicate vision to Agile/Scrum teams
  • Demonstrated success empowering teams, encouraging accountability and enabling efficient and positive workplace environments
  • Comfortable representing business and user interests to determine final product features

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Create and maintain the Product Backlog
  • Work with senior leadership to determine and develop product strategy and goals
  • Prioritize and sequence the Backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Plan and roadmap sprint deliverables; accept or reject them; terminate sprint if necessary
  • Ensure transparency in work completed, progress, and work to come
  • Convey Vision and Goals at the beginning of every Release and Sprint to measure their activity and progress against
  • Participate in the daily Scrums, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives
  • Ensure that all channels of communications are open and that projects have the right amount of support required to succeed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Ability to motive team with a clear goal, engage during difficulty, and be accountable
  • Ability to analyze complex business problems and collaborate with peers to develop solutions
  • Provide clear and concise documentation and accurate reporting
  • Ability to plan for future work while maintaining current delivery with rapidly changing priorities

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PCG is searching for experienced Scrum Masters to manage product centric development teams.

  • Compensation: $100,00 to $150,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • 3-5 years’ experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Superior time management, communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Servant leader with agile mindset, and understanding of software development lifecycle and agile tools

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Lead collaborative charter and story map sessions to determine product scope and priorities
  • Manage deadlines and deliverables
  • Act as a liaison between all team members and agile teams
  • Communicate regular status updates to key stakeholders
  • Facilitate regular team meetings to manage backlog, sprint plans, obtain updates, discuss issues and resolve problems within the project
  • Proactively manage all key project documentation
  • Lead change management communication and resolution
  • Work with PMO on forecasting, record keeping, and cross commit needs
  • Work with internal teams to deliver business value; including successful completion of QA and post launch activities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum 2 years agile scrum master experience. Must be scrum based agile product teams (not Kanban)
  • High level strategic vision and desire to do hands on work alongside teams
  • Experience working on projects with a big technology partner
  • Calm demeanor and ability to coach team members
  • Communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Focus on relationships and partnership to drive results not authority driven results

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PCG is seeking an entry level candidate for its Associate Program to work across various areas of the business – Operations, Business Development, Management, Marketing and Recruiting. After developing knowledge, experience and skills in a different area of PCG’s business, Associates advance their careers by specializing in Consulting, Recruiting, Sales & Marketing or Operations.

  • Compensation: $45,000 to $60,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered:  Medical, Dental, Life, 401K
  • Employment Type: Full-Time

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Open to taking on wide ranging responsibilities and project types
  • Superior time management, communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and flexible work environment.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Coordinate projects on behalf of PCG’s Sr. Management team.
  • Support PCG’s day-to-day management, contribute to its continued growth and recommend opportunities for improvement
  • Collaborate with Partners to drive PCG initiatives across the business including but not limited to Operations, Marketing and Business Development.
  • Perform regular data and information management responsibilities.
  • Work with the Senior Recruiting team in sourcing candidates and matching consultants to client projects.
  • Work with the Senior Sales team in developing opportunities, conducting market research and writing proposals.
  • Manage relationships and partnerships with external organizations for Marketing purposes.
  • Prepare for, facilitate, and track follow-up actions for regular meetings.
  • Manage internal operational processes for a variety of business areas.
  • Coordinate client and employee events.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Some form of relevant or transferable work experience.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to drive results.
  • Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills. Able to succinctly articulate a point appropriate for your audience.
  • Superior work ethic and able to manage multiple projects and responsibilities in parallel.
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively in both independent and collaborative work environments.
  • MS Office Suite, MS Project and MS Visio knowledge is a plus.
  • The ability to quickly sift through concepts and drill down into actionable steps.
  • Objective decision making ability, strong analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to adjust quickly to changing situations and the ability to drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected problems.

 

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About PCG

Project Consulting Group (PCG) is Minnesota’s leading provider of management consulting services and project resources. 

Since 1998, PCG has been providing Fortune 1000, Government and Mid-Market clients with our experienced, full-time Consultants that insure their top initiatives and mission critical projects are successful and delivered on-time and on-budget. Over the past 20 years, we have successfully completed over 1500+ projects across the US and around the globe. 

PCG consultants are leaders who are experienced, knowledgeable, passionate about their field, and eager to deliver value to our clients. PCG’s dedicated Sales and Recruiting teams afford its consultants the benefit of consistent work on challenging projects that vary across industry, function and scale.

Choosing PCG is choosing to invest in your career. In working with PCG, you will be working with some of the leading minds in management consulting to deepen your knowledge, expand your experience, and build a rewarding career. PCG continuously works to present its consultants with exciting and challenging work opportunities. We believe in our consultants, we support them, and we are proud to share in their successes.

Questions? Email us at careers@pcg-usa.com

Project Consulting Group 510 First Avenue North, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN
Sales: 800.731.7153 Recruiting: 800.731.8546 All Other Inquiries: 612-330-0123 Fax: 612-330-0121 results@pcg-usa.com