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BerryDunn Healthcare/HHS Senior Consultant in Phoenix, Arizona

BerryDunn is a CPA and Management Consulting firm with over 500 employees throughout the country that provide a full range of services including Management and IT Consulting, Health Analytics/Actuarial Consulting, Audit, Accounting, and Tax. With offices in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, West Virginia, and Arizona, BerryDunn has maintained steady growth over its 40+ year history, and the firm is regularly named to national “Top 100” lists, including recent recognition for being a “fastest-growing” firm. We partner with clients across the United States, and we attribute our growth to attracting, developing, and retaining outstanding employees who help our clients create, grow, and protect value.

Berry Dunn’s Government Consulting Group focuses nationally on serving the organizational, information technology, and management needs of Medicaid, local and state government agencies. Our talented team continues to make a strategic impact working with more than 250 state and local government agencies throughout the United States. We understand the needs of government agencies, fiscal constraints, and the commitment to serving their constituents.

BerryDunn is seeking a Senior Consultant/Project Manager for our Phoenix, AZ office to support our West Coast and Mid-West clients and, prospects.


  • Identify, create, drive and deliver innovative strategies to generate opportunities with new and existing Project services clients

  • Work closely with the Practice leadership to identify new opportunities and, enhance and integrate project management services

  • Lead client teams across the strategy lifecycle from strategy formulation to the design of large-scale transformation programs.

  • Collaborate with team members to plan, develop and implement project activities to achieve project and client goals

  • Mentor the Project practice team to improve processes, procedures and standards

  • Lead and/or support compliance effort, analyzing requirements, assessing deliverables, communicating findings to client and CMS

  • Provides consultation on implementation of project management practices based on client maturity, preferences, and highest value project management functions for the specific client

  • Build relationships with key partners, client’s decision makers and internal relationships to strengthen and grow the sales opportunities and project solution delivery

  • Ability to lead team of consultants to complete project activities, establish procedures, and manage schedule

  • Prepare and/or edit status reports, executive briefings, and presentations

  • Develop and maintain the client’s project frameworks, methodologies, and information

  • Provide project progress information and metric reporting to the Project’s Governing Board and other stakeholders

  • Interact with team members for preparation of progress report, submission of deliverables, and action items

  • Allocate resources between various tasks based on priorities and negotiations

  • Identify potential risks and issues to project success

  • Facilitate meetings

  • Develop and present high quality client communications, both written and verbal


  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) and a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated PMO experience directing large complex portfolios of projects in the Medicaid or Health and Human Services Governmental space

  • Project Management Certification (PMP) or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrated excellence in serving clients as a strategic advisor

  • Experience balancing multiple assignments and achieving quality results in a timely manner

  • Ability to create and sustain positive working relationships with staff and diverse constituencies and work independently as well as collaboratively

  • Strong written and verbal communication including tactful communications with difficult messages

  • Ability to review compliance language and perform gap analysis

  • Superior critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Tolerance for working in ambiguous, uncertain environments

  • Commitment to personal and professional growth

  • Knowledgeable in quality assurance/control procedures and demonstrated proactive problem resolution management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead or mentor project teams and change initiatives

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Willingness and desire to travel 50%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medicaid and/or Healthcare IT experience

  • Past experience with Medicaid information systems or claims processing

  • IV&V and/or project management experience


Job ID: 2020-1614

External Company Name: Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker LLC

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Street: 4742 North 24th Street