General Management Consultant – Mental Health

Location: Washington D.C. Metro, DC
ERPi is currently seeking a full time General Management Consultant to provide onsite support at our Washington, DC site.

The Role:
An average of 20 Veterans die every day as a result of suicide and of those, 14 may have not received care from the Veterans Health Administration. Suicide prevention through providing care and assistance to all individuals, even those not enrolled in services is of utmost importance to VA. ERPi is seeking researchers, policy experts, and project managers experienced in Veteran mental health to develop national and by-state data to conduct ongoing data surveillance to inform evidence based and innovative suicide prevention practices, promulgate information among stakeholders and provide input to assist the Government in the development of new policy based on the results of data analysis, all oriented towards upstream intervention and prevention of Veteran suicide.
  • In support of this effort, ERPi is looking for qualified General Management Consultants to:
  • Research promising, and best practices related to mental health and suicide prevention
  • Perform data surveillance and analytics to inform trends regionally
  • Based on evidence, identify innovative suicide prevention practices
  • Disseminate information amongst key stakeholders to inform new policy.
  • Develop various types of work products (e.g., reports, analytical decks, etc.) that translate detailed analytical results into compelling business rationale for proposed organizational changes
  • Develop a strategic roadmap and plan for the evolution of a national VHA policy to prevent Veteran suicide.
Required Skills and Experience:
In response to work in response to the President's recent Executive Order, 13822, VA has a need to rapidly assemble a team (est.4-8) of researchers, policy experts, and project managers with experience in mental health, preferably Veteran mental health, to capture/develop national and by-state data related to Veteran suicide, conduct ongoing data surveillance to inform evidence based and innovative suicide prevention practices, promulgate information among stakeholders and provide input to assist the Government in the development of new policy and strategy based on the results of data analysis and national public health approach to Veteran suicide prevention. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree (e.g., BS, BA)
  • Five (or more) years of experience in management consulting, including areas such as:  Research, policy analysis, policy development, stakeholder engagement, mental health, suicide prevention, data analytics.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with a focus on attention to detail
  • Ability to process complex research findings into pointed, meaningful policy-oriented narratives
  • Ability to be an innovative, resourceful, and a collaborative problem solver
  • Strong organization, prioritization, team-work and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate thoughts, ideas, and solutions logically in written and oral situations
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, results-driven environment
  • Ability to provide thought leadership to senior level client leadership
  • Proven ability to conceptualize research that is timely, policy relevant, and contemporary
  • Effectively manage multiple projects, tasks and deadlines
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Experience at VHA preferred
  • Experience with suicide prevention in the Federal space
  • Research and policy experience using statistical programming tools such as R, Python, Tableau, etc. a plus
Clearance: Public Trust
ERPi, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SVDOSB) specializing in management consulting for the federal government (  ERPi is undergoing a period of significant growth and offers talented candidates a chance to perform project management, strategic planning, process improvement, quality management, data analysis, and human capital planning on some of the Federal government’s largest and most complex business challenges. Our work environment is highly entrepreneurial and is staffed with some of the brightest and most capable technical and management consultants in the industry.   ERPi’s compensation and benefits plan are designed to attract and retain the industry’s most capable professionals and executives. We offer tuition reimbursement for selected graduate schools, 401(k) profit sharing, awards to recognize exceptional performance immediately, customized health plans, and charitable donation matching, in addition to competitive base salaries.
EEO Statement:

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of ERPi not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, marital status, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, or any other protected category with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment.
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