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Operations Assistant (South San Francisco, CA)

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’ Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or another ZS employee.

Administrative Services provides services to ZS professionals as they complete their work. The administrative services team provides administrative support, travel-planning operations, catering coordination and facilities management.

We seek a ful-time Operations Assistant in our South San Francisco, CA office. The Operations Assistant provides clerical and facilities maintenance support to the office, with other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Office Administrator/Manager.

  • Collect and distribute mail and packages;
  • Assist with filing and copying projects as requested;
  • Preparing recruiting materials for interviews;
  • Maintain databases and trackers;
  • IT hardware user support experience would be beneficial;
  • Complete special projects as needed.

Facility support functions include:

  • Maintain meeting room supplies and facilities;
  • Set up/break down for meetings and events;
  • Stock kitchen and pantry;
  • Stock printers, copiers and FAX;
  • Create office signage;
  • Perform kitchen duties (collect serving items, run and unload the dishwasher, wipe down kitchen).


  • High school diploma required, some college preferred, minimum age of 18;
  • Prior work experience as an office assistant preferred;
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds;
  • Good time management skills, attention to detail and flexibility;
  • Maturity and the ability to follow instructions and to work independently;
  • Strong work ethic and initiative;
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor.

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 401k. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland