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Manager, Federal Healthcare Policy



Washington, DC, USA · Baltimore, MD, USA · McLean, VA, USA · Baltimore, MD, USA · London, UK · Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our Federal Advisory practice.


  • Manages and oversees the entirety of the project life cycle including resource allocation, project management day-to-day activities such as progress check-ins, project schedules, project close out and overall operational project management to ensure that activities are aligned to operational and strategic objectives
  • Manages a variety of client engagement activities including day-to-day interactions, facilitating discussions, and generating consensus on approach and expectations
  • Clearly and concisely communicates complex analysis and policy findings orally and in writing
  • Translates complex health policies into actionable educational materials, tailored to diverse industry stakeholders
  • Use health policy expertise and client knowledge to shape work portfolios with client and set strategic direction for team
  • Leads cross-functional teams in conducting research and policy analyses that generate forward-looking, actionable insights to improve healthcare program implementation
  • Proactively coaches and teaches others; form positive relationships with colleagues and clients including motivating and generating enthusiasm with individuals across all levels of an organization
  • A minimum of five years of Healthcare Management Consulting experience; U.S. Federal government consulting experience preferred
  • Bachelor's from an accredited college/university; Master's degree preferred
  • Experience shaping and leading execution of discrete portfolio of work, including strategic agenda setting, project planning, budgeting, staffing and project management
  • Proven expertise in federal healthcare programs and operations, including Medicaid, Medicare, and/or Marketplace; strong understanding of related healthcare industry stakeholders; demonstrated ability to leverage health policy and industry knowledge to anticipate the impact that emerging health industry trends may have on federal programs
  • Extensive knowledge and working experience in federal and state healthcare policy and programs, including regulatory tracking and analysis, healthcare industry and health policy topics for lay audiences, and serving as internal and/or external expert
  • Exceptional presentation, writing, and analytical skills including the ability to write strategically and creatively under tight deadlines
  • Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time, which requires U.S. Citizenship

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