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Business Consulting Manager/Health Plan and Provider (Boston, MA)

Locations Available: Boston, Princeton, New York City, Philadelphia


ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS's Business Consulting group partners with clients to design and deliver solutions to help them tackle a broad range of business challenges. Our teams work on multiple projects simultaneously, leveraging advanced data analytics and problem-solving techniques. Our recommendations and solutions are based on rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.

ZS’s Health Plan and Provider (HPP) Industry Vertical helps companies across a wide range of consulting and technology services such as: Go to Market, Customer/member engagement, Provider Network Management, Value Based Contracting, Data Management and Integrated Analytics. We deliver innovative solutions to help our clients drive membership growth and improve healthcare value.


ZS is expanding its Health Plan practice, for which we seek a Business Consulting Manager to take responsibility for project delivery and client relationships. The leader in this role will also help build the Health Plan practice by generating new business opportunities, building long-term relationships with key stakeholders in health plans, contributing relevant intellectual capital and developing select offerings.


  • Join the Health Plan and Provider (HPP) leadership team and contribute to the Health Plan growth strategy in value-based care and population health offerings
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and client relationships, within Health Plans
  • Lead cross-functional teams to deliver high quality engagements within timeline and budget
  • Drive prospecting and business development within key Health Plans
  • Collaborate closely with other ZS team members to drive overall client and practice growth
  • Play an active role in building the practice, its talent pool, growing and mentoring team members
  • Provide thought leadership and innovation within projects
  • Contribute to the development of intellectual capital, consulting capabilities, and offerings within the practice and different ZS communities


  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business, Science, Healthcare, or equivalent, with a record of strong academic performance
  • MBA or Advanced Degree from a top university is highly desirable
  • 6+ years of experience in management consulting or leadership roles within Health Plans
  • Experience with solutions targeted for value-based care and population health as well as an understanding of healthcare business processes and analytics
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, combined with creative intuition enabling data and insight-driven recommendations
  • Demonstrated experience delivering high quality projects and services within timeline and budget through excellent organization & planning skills
  • Forward thinker and self-starter who thrives on new challenges, imagines solutions, and adapts quickly
  • Ability to collaborate with and lead virtual teams across multiple projects
  • Persistent nature necessary to contribute to client business development efforts with a new client base
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (both verbal and written) including experience and comfort presenting concepts to executives
  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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