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Strategy Insights & Planning Consultant - Health Plan and Provider (Boston, MA)

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.

STRATEGY INSIGHTS & PLANNING CONSULTANT - HEALTH PLAN & PROVIDER - Boston (preferred), New York

ZS is expanding its Health Plan and Provider (HPP) practice, for which we seek a Strategy Insights & Planning Consultant. Strategy Insights & Planning Consultants serve on project teams that deliver high-quality sales and marketing projects to clients. Consultants possess unstructured problem solving skills as well as strong analytic, synthesis and communication skills. Consultants may work on multiple projects simultaneously. As Consultants advance in their career, they specialize in a particular industry, practice area and/or client relationship. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead consulting projects with health plan clients
  • Conduct issue analysis and develop hypotheses on key Health Plan issues
  • Lead project task execution by ensuring progress, organizing project data and coordinating team meetings
  • Synthesize findings, develop recommendations and communicate results to clients and internal teams
  • Develop strong relationships with Health Plan clients to create ongoing business opportunities
  • Coach and mentor junior team members
  • Play an active role in building the Health Plan practice and contribute to the development of thought leadership pieces in the space

Qualifications:

  • MBA with bachelor's (and often graduate) degrees with a strong academic record in business, economics, marketing, psychology, physical or life sciences, engineering, applied math, statistics or related fields. Alternately, candidates may possess a PhD in marketing, economics, decision sciences or related field with a business application. In lieu of an MBA or PhD, 5-8 years of relevant work experience may substitute;
  • Up to 3 years of post-MBA relevant work experience, and 3-5 years of pre-MBA work experience;
  • Experience with solutions targeted for health plans and / or an interest in healthcare business processes / analytics strongly preferred
  • High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative
  • Strong analytic problem-solving skills, with a creative angle
  • Strong attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset
  • Client service orientation
  • Effective oral and written communication skills that enable personal impact with senior-level decision makers

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 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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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.

Connect with ZS on social media:

ZS has been recognized globally for its expertise in consulting and its flexible work environment. View ZS’s accolades.