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Solutions Analyst (San Francisco area, CA) at ZS Associates in San Francisco, CA

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ZS is a global leader in sales and marketing consulting, outsourcing, technology and software. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and better utilization of today's latest technologies. From 22 offices around the world, ZS experts use analytics and deep expertise to help companies make smarter decisions quickly and cost effectively. We are particularly known for our strong presence in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS' Integrated Solutions Group supports ZS clients and onshore project teams on their ongoing sales and marketing business analytics and operations needs. The group typically operates from a client location.

SOLUTION ANALYST

Solution Analysts customarily and regularly work directly with our clients at their facilities to assist them with their sales, marketing and general business analytics and operations questions, as well as reporting needs. Solutions Analysts leverage their quantitative skills to gather necessary client data sets, then formulate and conduct analyses with that data to provide our clients with sales and marketing business analytics and business operations support.  Solutions Analysts also create specific communications to convey analysis results to our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage quantitative skills to derive answers to clients' ongoing business analytics and reporting questions;
  • Work collaboratively with clients to ascertain the client’s specific business information needs;
  • Execute a specific plan for analyzing the data necessary to secure solutions to clients’ particular business information need(s);
  • Discuss and determine with clients which specific data may be best utilized in order to perform the necessary analysis;
  • Evaluate, assess and analyze the data necessary to provide solutions to the client’s particular business information needs;
  • Communicate the data results to the client, with an emphasis on answering the business question as opposed to the analytical and reporting processes used;
  • Gain immediate familiarity with client’s internal processes;
  • Develop expertise within a client analytics area.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degrees in Engineering, Information Technology/Systems, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research or a related field with a record of academic success;
  • At least 1 year of relevant post-collegiate work experience;    (this is a change from our old JD which said no experience)
  • Good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
  • Attention to detail, with a methodical approach to work
  • Understanding of operating rules, data and processes;
  • Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks;
  • Accuracy in executing tasks efficiently;
  • Strong communication skills that enable clear explanation and resolution of client's information needs;
  • Strong client service orientation.

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English and the local office language 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, plus an attractive benefits package.
NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

 

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

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