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Senior Project Associate, Public Service Delivery

The Senior Project Associate will drive analysis and strategic problem solving to support our work improving public service delivery.

Work with us

We are looking for a Senior Project Associate to drive client-facing program design projects spanning topics like health and human services, clean energy, affordable housing, digital equity and more.

Specifically, the Senior Project Associate will:

  • Drive creative problem solving on public service delivery topics, including using classic management consulting and strategy skills, as well as by synthesizing research, analysis and other information across disparate sources
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis, and develop thoughtful perspectives on policy trends, best practices, and promising funding streams
  • Create materials, including in Excel and PowerPoint, to convey findings
  • Support strong project delivery by collaborating with a team to support ad hoc needs 
  • Contribute to the growth of a small, impact-driven team in whatever ways you’re most interested in, across our work!

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Strong preference for candidates with demonstrated interest in improving public or social service delivery and experience in a dynamic, growth-oriented organization. Excitement about meeting new people, building great teams and thinking creatively about network building will be important to this role!

This is a full-time, salaried role based in New York City with full health benefits, 20 days paid time off + company holidays and life and disability insurance. Total compensation for the role is $130k – $170k, with range depending on experience.

Improving public service delivery requires a team with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Improving public service delivery requires a team with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. we are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest or conviction record, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

We encourage and welcome applicants who identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in government to apply.

Please contact Lina at Lina@group17a.com, if you would like to request reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process.

Minimum role requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in government, economics, public health, or other related field
  • 1-2 years management consulting experience for public sector clients or a related field

You could be a great fit for this role if you also have:

  • Passion for our work! You’re committed to advancing the quality and effectiveness of public service delivery in healthcare, clean energy, affordable housing, digital equity, or related fields
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic basic policy concepts in at least one public service domain
  • Ability to effectively communicate insights, verbally and in written materials that are clear and digestible
  • Experience managing your own time and balancing competing priorities
  • Interest and experience in thorough research, encompassing literature review, landscape analysis, and identifying trends

How we work, and how you might, too:

  • Curiosity-driven communication style – listening, responding, and engaging effectively with diverse types of people
  • Creative, collaborative, and down-to-earth approach – we take our work seriously but love to laugh!
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to wrangle big ideas into digestible components
  • Commitment to excellence – not just getting things done, but getting things right