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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' 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.

Analytics Advisory / Integrated Analytics Solutions (IAS) - East Coast or Mid-West office

The Analytics Advisory AP will be responsible for helping build the Analytics practice by generating new business opportunities and building trusted advisory relationships with senior executive stakeholders in pharma/biotech industry. We are seeking to transform the industry through helping our clients to broaden their analytics capabilities, build analytics centers of excellence and deploy AI/ML advanced analytics use cases with significant top and bottom line impact. To advance this agenda, this role will focus on driving transformational solutions through analytics. The specific asks would include helping our clients discover and subsequently motivate them to undertake transformational initiatives.  This would encompass creating a core vision, aligning the relevant business leaders to this vision, conduct Proof of Concepts if required, and scale the initiative into a program to drive operational value. 

  • Help Analytics Executive Advisory leaders to grow the practice, expand client reach and build the team
  • Partner with pharma/biotech client leaders to drive business development and client relationships
  • Consistently deliver quality client services and drive high-impact transformational projects
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are informed and aligned on expected outcomes
  • Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
  • Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior team members within ZS
  • Demonstrate deep pharma/biotech industry knowledge, including business model, analytics and data
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge
  • Possess in depth business acumen and stay abreast of current business, analytics and industry trends
  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities in pharma/biotech
  • Direct multiple projects simultaneously, honing analytic and project management skills
  • Play a key role in development of capabilities and offerings in the practice


  • 8-10 years of combined Executive Advisory and Consulting experience in Life Sciences Analytics and Data Strategy   and / or a senior Analytics, or Data Strategy role in a Pharma/Biotech, Payer or Data Provider company
  • 6+ years of work experience after achieving MBA or another advanced degree
  • Demonstrated experience building C-level relationships and driving transformational projects
  • Deep knowledge of healthcare data, analytic use cases and advanced data science approaches/impact for pharma/biotech businesses
  • Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-starter that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new knowledge
  • Ability to lead a virtual team of consulting professionals across multiple projects; experience working with teams in India a plus
  • A high level of motivation and self-starting attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A strong work ethic
  • 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 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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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey