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Strategy Insights & Planning 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 Analysis group designs and delivers solutions to help our clients 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.

STRATEGY INSIGHTS & PLANNING ASSOCIATE

Strategy Insights & Planning Associates (SIPAs) create and deliver solutions for our clients and project teams. SIPAs leverage their analytic, synthesis and communication skills to derive insights and solve business problems. In particular, SIPAs apply problem-solving frameworks to client issues, support clients in change initiatives and employ standard analytic techniques to help guide client decisions.

Responsibilities:

•    Leverage problem solving skills and frameworks to develop solutions to client business problems;
•    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 clients and ZS teams;
•    Collaborate with client and ZS teams to implement solutions;
•    Take immediate responsibility for project deliverables; 
•    Drive problem solving and advance ZS’s capabilities.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a strong academic record; background in economics, mathematics, statistics and B.com
• High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
• Comfortable with unstructured problems
• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Effective oral and written communication skills in English
• Empathy, adaptability and emotional intelligence
• Strong attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset
• Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks
• Aptitude for analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills, with a creative outlook
• Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, working in teams.

 

 

 

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.

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