Business Consultant (Medical Products and Services)

ZS Associates
  • Boston
  • Confidential
  • 3-10 years
  • 09 Jun 2015

  • Consulting, Business Analytics

  • Management Consulting
Job Description

As a Business Consultant, you will have opportunities in many areas, such as:

Work with project leadership to define project scope and develop approach
Lead project task execution by ensuring progress, organizing project data and coordinating team meetings
Design and execute qualitative or quantitative analyses to help clients improve their commercial effectiveness
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 and strategy development
Contribute to internal firm activities
Coach and mentor junior team members


ZS welcomes candidates with an MBA and bachelor's (and often graduate) degrees in engineering, business, psychology or physical/life sciences, plus 3-5 years of prior relevant work experience. 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.

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

Previous experience in medical products and services industry
High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative
Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, leading and managing teams
Strong 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
Primary and secondary market research skills desired
Client service orientation.

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