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Estimated Pay $36 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Vienna, Virginia

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AArete is one-of-a-kind when it comes to consulting firm culture.

Why AArete?

We are a global, innovative management and technology consulting firm, with offices in the U.S., India, and the U.K. Our name comes from the Greek word for excellence: "Arete." And excellence is exactly what we strive for.

Our success starts with enriching and empowering our people. From robust career development planning to competitive life and wellness benefits, AArete's "Culture of Care" takes a holistic approach to the employee experience. At AArete, we encourage you to unlock your full potential by directly contributing to our mission and prioritizing space for personal development and fulfillment.

The Role

AArete is actively seeking a dynamic Consultant specializing in healthcare payer expertise. As an AArete Consultant, you will work closely with clients to obtain an understanding of critical issues and create strategies for meaningful change. In doing so, you'll leverage your analytical skills, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to excellence. High-performing, self-starter, critical thinker with exceptional communication skills is how you are described. You take the lead to research business challenges, data analytics, business case development, and supporting project success.

In this role, you are responsible for demonstrating in-depth practice knowledge and skills and will be accountable for the successful execution of project goals and analytical deliverables. You'll have an opportunity to make an impact by solving unique business challenges, both with client and internal projects.

Work You'll Do

  • Support projects to successful outcomes through:
    • Analysis and research of business problems with the healthcare payer domain
    • Data analytics
    • Determination of potential solutions to business problems through research, analytics, interviews, etc.
    • Support with the creation of business cases
    • Support with implementation
  • Work collaboratively within your project team
  • Learn from more experienced team members to grow your skills
  • Lead and coach Analysts
  • Prepare deliverables for final review with engagement manager
  • Exercise excellent judgement and clear and direct communications in all aspects of your work


  • 2+ years of consulting experience
  • Experience with the healthcare industry, specifically on the payer side
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Intermediate proficiency utilizing Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and basic SQL for data analysis
  • Strong professional communication skills including written, verbal, interpersonal and in-person presentation expertise
  • Strong analytical, data analysis, and interpretation skills; and ability to learn methodologies to identify client savings opportunities and put together an actionable business case
  • Enthusiasm for joining a fast-paced, high-growth company and being a part of the business architecture of technology applications and tools
  • High self-motivation, accountability, and encouragement toward others
  • Direct client interaction, including possible travel to client location
  • Applicants must be based in Chicago, IL and flexible to work from our Chicago office as needed
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with AArete's other focus industries: Healthcare Providers, Financial Services, Education, Retail & Consumer, Transportation, Logistics, & Distribution, Public Sector, and Technology & Professional Services
  • Familiarity with SQL


  • Flexible PTO, monthly half-day refuels, volunteer time off, 10 paid holidays
  • Own Your Day flexible work policy
  • Competitive majority employer-paid benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Match
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Generous maternity/paternity leave options
  • Completely employer paid Life Insurance, STD, LTD
  • Charitable contribution matching program
  • New client commission opportunities and referral bonus program
  • Video-free Fridays
  • Bike share discount program

About AArete

AArete is a global management and technology consulting firm specializing in strategic profitability improvement, digital transformation, and advisory services. Our cross-industry solutions are powered by modern technology, market intelligence, and big data to drive purposeful change and actionable outcomes.

AArete is guided by our deeply embedded principles: Excellence, Passion, Loyalty to Clients, Stewardship, Family, Community, Sustainability, and Inclusion.

We are proud to have earned a Great Place to Work Certification and named one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes, Vault's Top 50 Firms to Work For, Crain's Chicago Business Fast 50, Inc 5000's Fastest Growing Firms, Consulting Magazine's Fastest Growing Firms.

AAP/EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Posting ID: 908704559 Posted: 2024-05-23 Job Title: Consultant