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Business Technology Solutions Consultant/RDE/Clinical (Princeton, NJ)

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 Technology group focuses on strategising, designing and building marketing and sales technology solutions to improve commercial effectiveness. The types of solutions include enterprise information management, reporting, analytics, CRM/SFA and business process automation enablement. We provide a complete spectrum of business technology solutions, from strategy and roadmap definition to full implementation and on-going operations. Our team possesses deep expertise in leading analytic, business intelligence, CRM and system integration technologies, which we apply in a pragmatic fashion to create and deliver optimal architecture and implementation solutions.

The Business Process Transformation group works with clients to design effective technology solutions that support & enhance critical business processes and manage the implementation of those solutions.

ZS' R&D Excellence Practice brings together experts in Strategy, Clinical Execution, Data Sciences and Technology to empower client organizations achieve their passion for patient care, science and business success. Through our "Lifecycle Evidence Strategy", "Clinical Trial Optimization", "Medical Affairs" and "Real World Evidence" servces, we deliver impact where it matters, from early drug development to commercialization. This role will be aligned wtih ZS R&D Excellence Practice Area supporting out Technology and Platform services across multiple clients. 



  • Apply problem solving, data, delivery, functional and technology expertise for R&D and clinical solutions such as Clinical Data Repository (CDR) & Statistical Computing Environment (SC)
  • Work with internal and client stakeholders to lead complex projects in R&D and clinical functions. Overall delivery responsibility for SDLC/Agile/Staff Augmented projects including but not limited to requirement assessment, design, development, validation, deployment and hyper-care support
  • Guide internal team and client thinking in driving business case development, user needs assessment workshops, technical solution vision and implementation plan
  • Leverage knowledge of Life Sciences R&D organizations, data & systems, business processes & stakeholder types to aid analyses & recommendations for solution offerings in clinical development
  • Independently assess the current R&D IT environment, identify capability gaps, gain business-IT alignment, and build implementation roadmap
  • Drive methodology and frameworks for solution development (Technology, CDM, and Analytics)
  • Coach and mentor teams, and conduct & develop training programs to contribute to capability building and knowledge sharing (project management, requirements gathering, business process modeling etc.)


  • Bachelor’s in Engineering / Science / Medicine or related disciplines
  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Science preferred
  • Solid knowledge of Clinical Trials process, stakeholders, activities etc.
  • Experience working with Clinical systems & data including EDC, CTMS, IVR, eTMF and Patient data such as ePRO, Lab, CDMS, OC etc.
  • Experience working in structured/unstructured databases, analytics (such as R, Python, SAS) and reporting (such as Spotfire, Tableau, SAP)
  • Working knowledge of CDISC data standards including SDTM and ADaM. Experience in implementing Clinical Data Warehouse/Repository or other R&D/Clinical solutions
  • Experience in Biostats, Statistical Computing and tools such as Clinical SAS is preferred
  • 6-8 years of relevant consulting or technology industry experience
  • 6+ years of experience using SDLC/Agile or other delivery methodology in practice
  • 5+ years of experience in Life Sciences R&D industry, clinical data management, R&D systems

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to distill complex concepts into easy-to-understand frameworks and presentations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organization, analytic, innovation, planning and project management skills
  • Ability to manage large, cross-functional teams of 10+ people
  • Willingness to travel to other global offices as needed to work with client or other internal project teams.


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.

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