- Job Function: Analyst
- Salary: DOQ
- Position Type: Full Time
- Where: 2107 N First Street, San Jose, CA 95131
HOW TO APPLY
Post Date: Dec 18 2018
Contact Apply immediately by sending resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Management Partners
Management Partners is a professional management consulting firm that helps local governments increase their effectiveness by analyzing operations and recommending improvements. Founded in 1994, our staff includes managers with practical experience in public service in a variety of program areas. We understand how to bring excellence to public service, and we are sensitive to the political context in which public services are provided. Our client list includes cities, counties and special districts of all sizes across the United States.
Management Partners has offices in San Jose and Costa Mesa, California, and in Cincinnati, Ohio. More information about the firm can be found at www.managementpartners.com.
Management Analyst Position
Management Partners is seeking candidates desiring to have impact in a wide range of local government settings to work in our San Jose office. The ideal candidates will possess the analytical, organization, and creative thinking skills that will make them a vital member of a high-performing team.
Bachelor’s degree required, with a master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. Experience with local government is a plus. Must be energetic, adaptable, have good writing, analytical, and computer skills, and be willing to travel to serve clients and support projects. Salary DOQ. EOE/AA.
Under the direction of a project manager, typical assignments may include:
• Gathering data from publicly available sources, as well as direct contact with clients
• Designing and administering surveys and other data gathering tools
• Conducting complex analytical research, including comparative analyses, best practice research, budget analysis and strategies, and service delivery studies
• Collaborating with project team to prepare analysis, recommendations and implementation plans for clients, including written reports and visual presentations.
The ideal candidate possesses genuine curiosity about local governments and is willing to ask questions but also able to work independently while researching new topics. This position will operate in a multi-task environment and coordinate many assignments simultaneously, so at a minimum the applicant should be able to effectively plan, organize and prioritize competing responsibilities to complete work in a timely and accurate manner. We are looking for someone who is creative and eager to explore new analytical tools and presentation techniques.
Applicants should have strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and internet navigation. Experience with PowerPoint and Visio is preferred. Familiarity with local government organizations (cities and counties) is desirable, as is experience working in local government.