Solutions Analyst (Evanston, IL) at ZS Associates in Evanston, IL

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ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS's Integrated Solutions Group supports ZS clients and local client teams with their ongoing business analytics and operations needs. The group typically works from a local client location.

 

SOLUTIONS ANALYST

Solutions Analysts work directly with our clients at their facilities to assist them with their 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 key insights on 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;
• Work closely and in collaboration with teams in remote locations to support client’s analytics needs;
• 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;
• 1 to 3 years of relevant post-collegiate work experience;
• Experience in a previous business analytics (financial, marketing, sales, pharmaceutical, industry, etc.) role strongly preferred
• Good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
• Attention to detail, with a methodical approach to work
• 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 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 Associates offers a competitive compensation package and professional development opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

 

 

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.
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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