Business Consulting Manager

ZS Associates
  • Chicago
  • Confidential
  • 4-8 years
  • 09 Jun 2015

  • Consulting

  • Management Consulting
Job Description


We are currently seeking applicants for a Business Consulting Manager, whose focus is in Sales and Marketing Strategy, to join our Chicago, Illinois office. Managers leverage their experience to take responsibility for projects and lead client relationships immediately.


* Partner with office Leaders to drive business development and client relationships
* Consistently deliver quality client services and drive high-quality work products within expected time-frames and on budget
* Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
* Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
* Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior team members within ZS
* Demonstrate deep life sciences industry sector knowledge
* Demonstrate deep functional expertise in marketing strategy
* Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge
* Possess in depth business acumen
* Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business
* Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.
* Direct multiple projects simultaneously, honing analytic and project management skills
* Motivate, coach and serve as a role model for project team members
* Provide thought leadership and innovation within projects and across practice areas
* Play a key role in development of consulting capabilities and offerings


* MBA from a top university strongly preferred, with a record of strong academic performance
* Approximately 4-6 years of prior management consulting experience, preferably in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry
* Demonstrated experience driving revenue within existing clients
* Deep knowledge of strategic brand segmentation, targeting and positioning
* Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-starter that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new knowledge
* Ability to lead a virtual team of consulting professionals across multiple projects; experience working with teams in India a plus
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form
* Strong decision-making skills and the ability to influence others
* Analytic problem solving skills, with an ability both to see the big picture and delve into details
* Excellent organization & planning skills and willingness to travel to meet client needs.

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