Navigant Consulting Inc Managing Consultant - Global Disputes & Economics - Healthcare Disputes, Compliance & Forensics - Chicago, IL in Chicago, Illinois

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

Navigant’s Healthcare Disputes, Compliance & Forensics practice focuses on assisting healthcare and clients and their counsel in addressing the issues associated with complex disputes, investigations, regulatory and compliance, and technology services. Our practice is primarily focused on assisting Payer, Provider, and Pharmacy clients and their counsel.

Payer - Navigant combines in-depth knowledge of payer operations and regulatory requirements with exceptional data analytics, legal research, and auditing skills to help companies navigate the complex regulatory environment.

Provider - Government investigations, contractual disputes, allegations of fraud and mismanagement, and long-term litigation matters are disruptive to the business activities of a healthcare organization and can have a significant impact on resources and finances. Navigant experts have a thorough understanding of these unique industry issues and provide clients with deep experience in healthcare regulatory compliance and litigation matters.

Pharmacy - Navigant offers a cross functional team including former prosecutors, clinicians as well as financial, reimbursement and compliance experts with the skill sets, experience and passion necessary to support our clients facing enforcement and compliance challenges related to the payment, delivery and supply of prescription drugs.

This is a position that draws heavily upon all of the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills essential to consulting. The ability to provide comprehensive and diverse support for consulting engagements is essential. Our consultants must have a high level of intellectual curiosity and ability to problem solve to help our clients resolve a diverse array of business and regulatory issues. Candidates for this position will be responsible for managing projects including day to day client interaction, project strategy along with managing and mentoring a team. Candidates must be able to understand complex business problems and systems and leverage that knowledge to conduct substantial business analyses and deliver high quality, client-ready work. As our clients are often large, complex entities, our managing consultants and associate directors must demonstrate considerable poise, an ability to deal with ambiguity, strong problem solving skills and strong communication skills both written and oral to effectively communicate with clients and their counsel. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Perform detailed fact finding, research and analysis

  • Train and supervise appropriate personnel including Consultants, client personnel, and administrative support as appropriate

  • Manage data gathering activities including document review/organization and supervision and quality control of data acquisition activities

  • Direct, review and develop computer models including detailed, and potentially, complex spreadsheet and data base analysis

  • Provide both written and oral communication of results to clients

  • Coordinate administrative functions including time tracking and bill preparation

  • Evaluate and mentor staff members

  • Identify sales opportunities and assist in proposals and strategy development

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, finance, economics, information systems, or other quantitative related discipline

  • Intermediate to advanced data analytics skills required. Must be able to analyze large amounts of data using query tools such as SQL, R or SAS

  • 4+ years' experience with various forms of healthcare data, health insurance payment methodologies / pharmacy billing along with prior dispute/litigation consulting experience

  • Must be able to demonstrate written and oral communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to understand the importance of privileged and confidential communications

  • General understanding of financial and healthcare data and ability to develop quantitative models

  • Strong project management skills

  • Commitment to quality and working within a team

  • Ability to travel as needed

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously

  • Able to travel via airplane with minimal assistance to client sites across the US and potentially internationally

  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.