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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 Data Strategy and Partnerships has 2 pillars: First, advising clients on all matters related to Data Strategy. With the explosion of healthcare data and new applications, Data Strategy has emerged as key strategic initiative for many Life Science companies. The team advises clients on operating model, governance data sourcing and generation, data management, value creation, technology enablement and compliance. In close collaboration with the Digital and Technology practice, we help diagnose and roadmap the data strategy journey, design, build and operate strategic capabilities. The second pillar is building relationships and partnerships with a wide range of data providers to enable ZS access and use of the data in innovative offerings and services.
The Data Strategy Associate Consultant will be located close to one of our US offices and will help deliver world-class solutions that address the development of data strategies to optimize data governance and operation, data sourcing strategy, process design, value creation and portfolio analytics, and more. This individual will have high visibility within the firm and work collaboratively with the rest of the Data Strategy team located in North America, Europe and India as well as various practice areas (e.g. Research and Development Excellence, RWE, RWD & I etc.)
Build and maintain a comprehensive level understanding and expertise on healthcare data in the US
Collaborate with ZS' internal and client-facing teams to define approaches to address our clients' needs
Assist in defining capabilities, building frameworks, processes, and tools to support data strategy
Partner with project leads in delivering projects and assist in project management responsibility such as project plans, people management, staffing and risk mitigation
Execute projects tasks across different types of engagements, from strategy to implementation
Collaborate with other team members across the globe and ensure seamless communication and sharing/ undertaking tasks
Manage direct / indirect client communications as per the assigned responsibility in the project;
Manage and collaborate with an extended team of diverse skill sets (knowledge management, technologists, business operations, etc.)
Mentor/coach junior members in the team, as needed
Help build long-term Data Strategy assets and offerings
Bachelor's or master's degree required, with strong academic performance in analytic and quantitative coursework
2-4 years of relevant job experience; prior experience working with consultancy firms, life science companies, or healthcare data providers preferred
Knowledge of healthcare data and experience of its practical applications (e.g. patient-level EMR, claims, omics, data and experience with RWD/RWE projects or omics data) would be a plus
Ability to translate unstructured problems into actionable processes and approaches
Can think strategically, support definition and management of data standards and protocols;
Self-starter, with high motivation, maturity and personal initiative
Strong oral and written communication skills
Empathy, adaptability, and high personal impact
Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks, and delivering in an unstructured environment
Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;
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 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.
ZS is committed to providing and maintaining a safe workplace. Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required. Religious/Medical Exemptions can be requested on a limited basis upon hire.
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Maternity leave coaching
On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave
Backup child care
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Part time policy
Short term disability
We like solving problems—taking things apart, seeing how they work and putting them back together better. We lead the way in combining science and hands-on experience to solve the toughest business challenges. For more than 35 years, we’ve learned from each success, and we apply our passion to help customers win and grow.
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