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New Jersey, NJ Full Time Posted by: ZS Associates Posted: Thursday, 10 June 2021
 
 

STRATEGY INSIGHTS & PLANNING CONSULTANT FOR FORECASTING PRACTICE
Strategy Insights & Planning Consultants deliver high-quality solutions for our clients. Consultants possess unstructured problem-solving skills as well as strong analytic, synthesis and communication skills. Consultants may work on multiple projects simultaneously. As Consultants advance in their career, they specialize in a particular industry, practice area and/or client relationship.
Responsibilities:
Work with project leadership to define project scope and develop approach;
Structure and develop therapy area forecast structure, forecast model input assessment through primary and/or desk research to derive insights and inform client decision making;
Lead project task execution by ensuring progress, organizing project data and coordinating team meetings;
Conduct issue analysis and develop hypotheses on the key client issues;
Design and execute qualitative and/or quantitative analyses to test and analyze hypotheses;
Synthesize findings, develop recommendations and communicate results to clients and internal teams;
Provide thought leadership and innovation within projects and practice areas;
Participate in business development;
Contribute to internal firm activities;
Coach and mentor junior team members.
Qualifications:
MBA with bachelors (and often graduate) degrees with a strong academic record in business, economics, marketing, psychology, physical or life sciences, engineering, applied math, statistics or related fields. Alternately, candidates may possess a PhD in marketing, economics, decision sciences or related field with a business application. In lieu of an MBA or PhD, 5-8 years of relevant work experience may substitute;
Up to 3 years of post-MBA relevant work experience, and 3-5 years of pre-MBA work experience doing forecasting and/or marketing analytics at a Pharma company or a Pharma focused consulting firm;
Deep knowledge of Pharma data sources - syndicated as well as non-syndicated;
High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, leading and managing teams;
Effective oral and written communication skills that enable personal impact with senior-level decision makers;
Strong attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset;
Analytic problem solving skills, with a creative and innovative outlook;
Client service orientation.

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, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement savings benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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