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Aptive Junior Program Analyst - Healthcare Transformation in Washington, District Of Columbia


Join Aptive as a Junior Program Analyst supporting the delivery of health system transformation and innovation, implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

This position is ideally suited for an early career consultant interested in gaining exposure to healthcare programs and projects in the Federal Government.

In this role, your work will involve program planning, audits and evaluations, impacting a variety of task areas. At a high level, these task areas include program analysis, strategic planning, integrated master scheduling, event planning, Congressional Affairs, metrics, Financial Management systems and risk management.

Your day-to-day work will include developing presentations, performing research and analysis, responding to client requests, providing client meeting support and more. Excellent communication and time management skills, proficiency with MS Office suite, and the flexibility to work both independently and within a team environment will be critical to your success in this role.

You'll use critical and analytical thinking to help achieve goals, drive growth and measure success. Prior experience in management consulting, including areas such as data analytics, project management, process engineering, business analysis, or change management are strongly encouraged to apply.

This full-time work is located in Washington, DC. There are multiple positions available. These positions are primarily telework until COVID-19 social distancing restrictions are lifted.


  • 3+ years of experience in general management consulting, including areas such as healthcare administration, data analytics, project management, process engineering or change management.

  • Bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, business, communications, management, statistics, analytics, finance or a related field.

  • Experience supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and/or similar Federal organization required.

  • An active VA public trust clearance is required.

  • Ability to work in Washington, DC at least 3 days per week.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.


  • Engage in research to measure, govern and evaluate performance.

  • Conduct detailed analyses to draw conclusions and develop pertinent and insightful recommendations.

  • Utilize critical and analytical thinking skills to assist in determining clients' projects and programs requirements.

  • Ensure clear communication, organization and coordination between multiple stakeholders.

  • Present content that addresses client needs in solutioning sessions to drive toward a decision and/or validate decisions with client leadership to drive growth and progress.

  • Create business case decision models, customer financial models, or execute process mapping to optimize clients' operational productivity, forecasting and budgeting processes.

  • Provide administrative support, event planning, and other ad-hoc tasks as needed.


  • Strong organization, prioritization, teamwork, critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Capability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and assignments.

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary and geographically dispersed team.

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment; ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues.

  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills; demonstrated capability to communicate thoughts, ideas and solutions logically in any situation.


The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) delivers integrated, coordinated healthcare to Veterans nationwide across a variety of areas, including high reliability, electronic health records management, healthcare modernization and transformation, healthcare financial management business transformation, healthcare human resources, healthcare regulatory compliance, healthcare analytics, mental health and suicide prevention, access to care and population health.


Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services and business transformation. Our employees receive competitive compensation, along with company-paid health care and short-term disability plans. We also offer a 401K plan with company match, paid time off, flexible savings accounts, commuter benefits and company-sponsored professional education opportunities.

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.


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.