Share this Job
impact where it matters

Business Operations Associate (Pune, India)

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’s India Capability & Expertise Center (CEC) houses more than 60% of ZS people across three offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru. Our teams work with colleagues across North America, Europe and East Asia to create and deliver real world solutions to the clients who drive our business. The CEC maintains standards of analytical, operational and technological excellence across our capability groups. Together, our collective knowledge enables each ZS team to deliver superior results to our clients.

ZS's Business Operations group helps improve and run our clients’ entire system of business processes and operations, thoughtfully designing solutions focused on operationalizing analytics, implementing cutting-edge automaton technologies, and transforming client business processes. Our teams support both project-based and outsourcing solutions for our clients that go beyond streamlining operations and reducing costs to bring domain focused insights, practical innovations, and superior customer experience.

BUSINESS OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

Business Operations Associates drive value for clients by optimizing/managing business processes, synthesizing data at regular intervals, maintaining high-quality standards, applying automation leveraging cutting edge technology, performing analyses, updating business rules, presenting results to the clients, answering queries on deliverables and generating focused insights.

Responsibilities:

·                 Understand client business issues, operating business rules, data, and processes

·                 Operate business processes for clients on a periodic basis, to include: configuring business rules, synthesizing data and performing quality checks to create error-free deliverables

·                 Review deliverables with project managers to bring out the key useful insights for key client stakeholders; Develop domain expertise to become increasingly independent in creating insights;

·                 Develop expertise in software technologies/tools to synthesize data according to business rules

·                 Interact with internal or client teams to resolve input data issues

·                 Respond to ad hoc analytical requests from the clients

·                 Understand, analyze and provide descriptive answers to client queries resulting from deliverables or business questions;

·                 Incorporate process changes in response to evolving business needs;

·                 Identify and implement business process improvements on our internal processes with the aim of decreasing effort, improving quality and value

·                 Implement innovations in what we do and how we do things to continuously enhance the value to the business and to our own knowledge.

Qualifications:

We welcome candidates with a range of degrees and backgrounds, though sustained success with a significant volume of analytic and quantitative coursework is required. Business Operations Associates commonly possess a bachelor's or master's degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Management Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or Econometrics.

In addition to a strong academic record of analytic and quantitative work, typically demonstrated through consistent top marks in university, successful Business Operations Associates also have broadly applicable consulting skills such as:

·                 Strong work ethic and personal initiative

·                 Ability to work across global cross-office teams and in a team environment

·                 Excellent organizational and task management skills

·                 Structured problem-solving skills

·                 Focus on quality and detail orientation

·                 Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate results and issues to internal and client teams

·                 Process management, improvement focus and willingness to learn cutting edge tool and technology

·                 Client service orientation and strong business acumen

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, plus an attractive benefits package.

NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

Connect with ZS in India on social media:

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