We are currently seeking applicants for our Manager position to join our San Mateo, CA and Evanston, IL offices. Qualified candidates will possess the skills detailed below and relevant work experience.
Managers leverage their experience to take responsibility for projects and lead client relationships immediately. Managers enter ZS either as generalists across practice areas or industries, or as specialists within one area. As a Manager, you will:
Manage projects and client relationships
Drive business and strategy development
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
In addition, this person will help lead ZS' Business Intelligence practice
Develop new BI business with existing and new clients
Manage the implementation of BI solution for clients
Contribute to ZS BI capability building knowledge creation
Coach, mentor, and conduct training programs in business intelligence
Play active role in developing and growing the practice
What opportunities exist at ZS?
ZS BI project teams are usually composed of four to eight people drawn from different levels of the firm. Working with small teams on major consulting assignments encourages a close working relationship with ZS Consultants, Managers, Principals and clients. The exposure to clients encourages an understanding of the critical questions facing sales and marketing executives.
ZS provides organized training, which continues as on-the-job learning. Upon joining, a New Employee Orientation provides information on basic tools, resources and key ZS practice areas. In addition, several training sessions are offered each month, ranging from broad business topics to specific technical instruction. A Professional Development Manager will provide career guidance, and project performance evaluation will help identify areas for innovation and growth. As analytic and technical skills grow, so do project management opportunities. As your career advances, your active participation in business and strategy development grows.
Qualifications: Managers have 6-8 years IT/BI consulting work experience and an MBA from a top university.
Hands on experience in the design, deployment and support of large and complex data warehouses/marts
Experience with and knowledge of data modeling
Knowledge of best practices and principles for dashboard and report design
Knowledge of BI tool architectures, functions and features
Knowledge of current BI concepts, issues, practices, methodologies, and trends
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form
Significant supervisory, coaching and hands-on project management skills
Ability to work within a virtual (off-shore) team environment and contribute to the overall timely delivery of multiple projects
Experience in sales and marketing