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Part-Time Associate -Shanghai Office (All Other China Universities)

ZS is the world’s largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today’s latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.


ZS' Business Consulting group delivers solutions to a broad spectrum of sales and marketing challenges. We also help our clients transform their sales and marketing strategies and organizations to improve their effectiveness. Our recommendations and solutions are based in rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership across the demand generation process.


Part-Time Associate

We seek a part-time associate to support our project teams led by several Principals (Partners), Associate Principals, and Managers. This role provides opportunities for derive insights and solve business problems. In particular, PTAs apply problem-solving frameworks to client issues, support clients in change initiatives and employ standard analytic techniques to help guide client decisions. This position will be based in located in Shanghai. 



  • Conduct market research and/or desk research to derive insights and inform client decision making;
  • Design custom analyses using tools like Excel, Access, Confirmit and ZS's proprietary software;
  • Synthesize and communicate results to ZS teams;
  • Other responsibilities assigned by project leaders.



  • Bachelor's or master's degree in any discipline, strong academic performance with analytic and quantitative coursework is required (business, economics, marketing, psychology, physical or life sciences, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics or relevant fields)
  • Graduate in 2019 or afterwards;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset
  • High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
  • Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks;
  • Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, working in teams
  • Flexible hours to participate projects (require to work in office at least 3 days per week)


ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required.


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 program. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.