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Product Manager (Evanston, IL)

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 Software Development Team designs, implements, tests and supports our proprietary Javelin, Verso, and Revo software solutions used by thousands of end users to make critical sales planning and compensation decisions. Whether you write distributed optimization algorithms or advanced mapping and visualization interfaces, you will make your impact on challenging business problems.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand new feature needs, building out the road map and vision to bring those features to life
  • Serve as the direct line of communication with users and of your products to maintain a constantly evolving backlog of future enhancements
  • Work closely with Director of Product to create a product vision
  • Partner with UX teams to drive the product feature design
  • Partner with design, data science and engineering teams to bring your ideas to life
  • Work across the business, engineering, and product orgs to execute your roadmap at lightning speed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with record of high academic achievement, master's degree preferred
  • Background could be technical or non-technical with 3-5 years' experience in relevant field
  • A track record of having effectively managed product roadmaps, writing clear and specific product requirement documents, collaborating with user-experience on product design and having worked in a cross-cultural, geographically distributed team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an environment that promotes constant team communication
  • Consulting experience with a willingness to work in Product Management can be considered
  • Pharma experience preferred but not necessary
  • Knowledge of AI/ML preferred but not necessary

 

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 and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), 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.
NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago