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Strategy Insights & Planning Associate Consultant (Los Angeles, CA)

ZS is the world’s largest consulting firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share, through end-to-end sales and marketing solutions – from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. From our worldwide offices, ZS experts draw on deep industry and domain expertise to help companies make smarter decisions quickly and cost effectively. We are particularly known for our strong presence in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS's Business Consulting group delivers solutions to a broad spectrum of marketing and sales challenges.  We also help our clients transform their marketing and sales organizations to implement these solutions.  Our solutions and recommendations are based in rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.

STRATEGY INSIGHTS & PLANNING ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT

Strategy Insights & Planning Associate Consultants (SIPACs)  create and deliver solutions for our clients and project teams. SIPACs leverage their analytic, synthesis and communication skills to derive insights and solve business problems. In particular, SIPAs apply problem-solving frameworks to client issues, support clients in change initiatives and employ standard analytic techniques to help guide client decisions.

Responsibilities:
• Leverage problem solving skills and frameworks to develop solutions to client business problems;
• Structure and conduct market research and/or desk research to derive insights and inform client decision making;
• Design custom analyses using tools like Excel,  Access, Confirmit and ZS's proprietary software;
• Synthesize and communicate results to clients and ZS teams through oral and written presentations;
• Develop client relationships and serve as key point of contact on aspects of projects;
• Provide client and ZS teams project status updates;
• Create project deliverables and implement solutions;
• Advance problem solving skills and improve ZS's capabilities;
• Guide and mentor Associates on teams.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's or master's degree required in any discipline with strong academic performance in analytic and quantitative coursework (business, economics, marketing, psychology, physical or life sciences, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics or relevant fields);
• 2-4 years of relevant post-collegiate job experience. A PhD may substitute in lieu of work experience;
• High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
• Strong oral and written communication skills;
• Empathy, adaptability and high personal impact;
• Close attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset;
• Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks;
• Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, team leadership.

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 full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.

ZS Associates offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles