Check this out. These are the GSA per-hour costs for a consulting firm out of Colorado:
- Partner/Principal Consultant $356.25
- Senior Management Consultant $285.00
- Project Management Training Consultant $237.50
- Management Consultant $190.00
- Project Coordinator $ 42.75
- Project Associate $ 33.25
Partner / Principal Consultant
Minimum Education and Experience: ELG's Partner / Principal Consultants possess a Ph.D. or Masters degree in appropriate discipline plus a minimum of 15 years of consulting experience. These people demonstrate strong intellectual, organizational and client management skills. These people are proficient in human performance and strategy implementation, strategic plans, business strategies and design, organizational and infrastructure designs and is very competent working with senior leadership.
Functional Responsibility: A Partner / Principal Consultant provides strong executive, enterprise-level management and direction. This person possesses a broad understanding of the client's industry and has an extensive skill set to help solve the client's problems. A Partner / Principal Consultant is able to help the client visualize their need and provides proven problem solving techniques to make a significant difference. This person is capable of weighing multifaceted problems and their proposed solutions, resolving anomalies between and among possible solutions.
Senior Management Consultant
Minimum Education and Experience: ELG's Senior Management Consultants possess at least a Masters degree in appropriate discipline plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or Bachelors degree plus a minimum of 15 years relevant experience. They have proficient experience in reviewing strategic plans, directing organizational development and change management.
Functional Responsibility: A Senior Management Consultant provides strong executive, enterprise-level management and direction. This person performs difficult and complex strategic analysis and is able to provide thought leadership in formulating strategy. This person is able to predict issues and challenges and provides pragmatic, proven solutions to make a significant difference. A Senior Management Consultant is able to coordinate the work and output of multiple project teams and work directly with senior client executives ensuring that the work consistently reflects the goals and desired outcomes of the client.
Project Management Training Consultant
Minimum Education and Experience: ELG's Project Management Training Consultants possess at least Bachelors degree plus a minimum of seven years of relevant experience. They demonstrate strong leadership and presentation skills.
Functional Responsibility: A Project Management Training Consultant provides managerial, functional, and technical expertise that enables them to lead project teams. This person has an extensive knowledge and skill set of proven project management disciplines. A Project Management Training Consultant can also provide input for identifying and defining present and future training needs by assisting with coordinating and conducting needs analysis. This person is proficient in writing material for new training programs, including review, evaluate and modify existing and proposed programs.
Minimum Education and Experience: ELG's Management Consultants possess at least a Bachelor s degree in a related field and seven years experience, with proven competencies in at least three different work environments.
Functional Responsibility: A Management Consultant will provide analysis, assistance on project planning, small group facilitation, original thought, and other responsibilities within general guidelines on broadly defined projects. Client contact is routine.
Minimum Education and Experience: ELG s Project Coordinators possesses at least a Bachelor s degree and a minimum of five years of relevant experience, or a High School diploma and 10 years relevant experience. They demonstrate strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and work organization skills.
Functional Responsibility: The Project Coordinator provides support to project teams, which are usually comprised of client and ELG participants. This person frequently handles project assignments, directing clerical and other support staff as necessary. This person may analyze data and prepare complex reports to the project team, and facilitate efficient project operations by prioritizing and expediting workflow through the office of the project leader, who may derive from either ELG or the client. Communicates the leader s instruction to various individuals or departments and initiates follow-up actions as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience: ELG s Project Associate possesses at least a High School diploma and a minimum of two years relevant experience. The Project Associate has a working knowledge of common office software (e.g., MS Project, Excel, Word, etc.)
Functional Responsibility: Project Associates provide project support such as tallying data, transcribing meeting notes, and performing simple analysis. Client contact is limited.
For the firm's website, see Executive Leadership Group, Inc: Accelerating Strategy Execution.