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Manager- Pharma & Life Sciences Compliance

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.


The individual in this role will support the Global Head of Risk & Compliance to unlock a new level of innovation, performance, and patient outcomes for clients by better navigating risk. This role will be important to help develop capabilities and service offerings to advance ZS as a leader in delivering strategic risk management solutions for clients by: (1) Integrating risk management into design of solutions; (2) Targeting risk and resources based on compliance insights from advanced analytics; and (3) Driving ethical culture.


  • Partner with practices to develop thought leadership and offerings that blend the best of our thinking on commercial/medical issues with a deep understanding of compliance requirements so that compliance is seen as a positive enabler of commercial/medical innovation
  • Partner with client teams to identify project and transformation opportunities where bringing an integrated perspective on compliance will create a big impact
  • Leverage personal network and collaborate with client teams to drive discussions with Sr Compliance leads at clients to understand and ultimately shape their agenda
  • Build on our existing offerings in compliance and sunshine analytics/reporting to bring more innovation and deeper domain expertise
  • Direct multiple projects simultaneously, honing analytic and project management skills
  • Motivate, coach and serve as a role model for project team members


  • 10+ years of experience in Healthcare Compliance, ideally with direct experience in both govt. and industry
  • Prior management consulting experience
  • Deep compliance and risk management expertise. Full understanding of regulatory requirements and best practice approaches among pharmaceutical companies. 
  • Personal network of compliance professionals across industry and government to help stay current on emerging developments and priorities
  • Deep knowledge of US healthcare system and trends
  • Be able to understand and identify linkages with our existing offerings (given space and time to learn)
  • Prior leadership experience, with a history of successfully building new teams
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge
  • Executive-level presence and communication
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling conference presentations and white-papers
  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, maintain and grow relationships


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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