Business Technology Principal (Partner) – Digital Strategy & Advisory

ZS Associates, Inc.
Published
September 17, 2022
Location
Philadelphia, PA
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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 Digital and Technology group focuses on driving end to end Digital Transformation that includes Digital Strategy, Human centered Design, exploiting emerging technologies, and purposeful change management to improve customer and company results. The types of solutions include Digital Strategy and Advisory services, end to end Transformation Management, Enterprise Data, Analytics and AI, Intelligent Automation, reimagining business processes with digital-first lens and building Digital Products, Solutions, and Digital Platforms using Big Data Technologies, AI/ML, and Advanced Analytics, Digital Platform configuration and integrations We provide a complete spectrum of technology solutions, from strategy and roadmap definition to full-scale implementation and ongoing operations. Our team has deep expertise in leading digital transformation, enterprise data analytics and AI, Data science and advanced analytics, and building end-to-end digital. BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY PRINCIPAL - DIGITAL STRATEGY & ADVISORY Role: The Digital Strategy and Advisory Service Line Lead role at ZS is a critical role in driving our Technology Vector growth strategy. This is a practice leadership (US market) role for driving digital strategy and advisory services. The primary focus for this role will be on clients' leaders such as the CIO, CTO, & CDO (D = data &/or D = Digital) of our client organization and their respective teams. The role has a dual focus: (a) increasing the mind-share quotient of ZS Technology expertise with senior leadership across our existing clients, new clients, and prospects and (b) building teams with knowledge assets, solutions, services that deliver advisory services to clients. The client base will initially start with healthcare clients but can expand to be a cross-industry role to the extent viable. Currently, the advisory team is focused on enterprise architecture, and city planning services and has grown to be a 25 member (as of Feb 2022) strong. Success criteria for this role include but is not limited to, expanding ZS' access to our client's leadership responsible for setting strategic direction and agenda for their organization; getting ZS invited to participate in the transformation programs aligned with ZS' strategy; build a strong performing team that drives impact for our clients through objective, value-creating and value sustaining advisory services. We do anticipate that this leader will collaborate closely with other ZS Technology teams in shaping the delivery and execution of the client's program. The successful candidate will work closely with ZS leadership; grow the practice by expanding client and customer relationships and building trusted advisory relationships with executives at the company's various accounts. Responsibilities: Lead advisory efforts working closely with our client business development and delivery engagements in the Life Sciences Industry; Consistently deliver high impact and high value client services; Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes; Lead with current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business; Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds; Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members; Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment; Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization; Demonstrate deep life sciences industry sector knowledge with a functional expertise across operations; Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge; Possess in depth business acumen. Additional/Ad-Hoc responsibilities include: Speaking roles in industry conferences; Publishing thought leadership pieces in collaboration with other Principals or clients. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business or Life Sciences; MBA or Advanced Degree is highly desirable; 15+ years' experience in life science industry management consulting; 7+ years' experience in a leadership role within a professional services firm; Demonstrated experience in driving agenda setting services at the "C" level of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies; Prior experience in technology led transformation programs; Strong credentials and demonstrated success in IT strategy and Enterprise Architecture; Prior experience in Cloud data strategy and AI infusion; 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; A high level of motivation and self-starting attitude; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; A strong work ethic; A willingness to travel to meet client needs; Executive-level presence and communication. 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 or be able to obtain work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including 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. ZS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities without regard to any class protected by applicable law. ZS is committed to providing and maintaining a safe workplace. Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required. Religious/Medical Exemptions can be requested on a limited basis upon hire. 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 or be able to obtain work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including 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. ZS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities without regard to any class protected by applicable law. ZS is committed to providing and maintaining a safe workplace. Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required. Religious/Medical Exemptions can be requested on a limited basis upon hire. NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.

ZS's Digital and Technology group focuses on driving end to end Digital Transformation that includes Digital Strategy, Human centered Design, exploiting emerging technologies, and purposeful change management to improve customer and company results. The types of solutions include Digital Strategy and Advisory services, end to end Transformation Management, Enterprise Data, Analytics and AI, Intelligent Automation, reimagining business processes with digital-first lens and building Digital Products, Solutions, and Digital Platforms using Big Data Technologies, AI/ML, and Advanced Analytics, Digital Platform configuration and integrations We provide a complete spectrum of technology solutions, from strategy and roadmap definition to full-scale implementation and ongoing operations. Our team has deep expertise in leading digital transformation, enterprise data analytics and AI, Data science and advanced analytics, and building end-to-end digital. BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY PRINCIPAL - DIGITAL STRATEGY & ADVISORY Role: The Digital Strategy and Advisory Service Line Lead role at ZS is a critical role in driving our Technology Vector growth strategy. This is a practice leadership (US market) role for driving digital strategy and advisory services. The primary focus for this role will be on clients' leaders such as the CIO, CTO, & CDO (D = data &/or D = Digital) of our client organization and their respective teams. The role has a dual focus: (a) increasing the mind-share quotient of ZS Technology expertise with senior leadership across our existing clients, new clients, and prospects and (b) building teams with knowledge assets, solutions, services that deliver advisory services to clients. The client base will initially start with healthcare clients but can expand to be a cross-industry role to the extent viable. Currently, the advisory team is focused on enterprise architecture, and city planning services and has grown to be a 25 member (as of Feb 2022) strong. Success criteria for this role include but is not limited to, expanding ZS' access to our client's leadership responsible for setting strategic direction and agenda for their organization; getting ZS invited to participate in the transformation programs aligned with ZS' strategy; build a strong performing team that drives impact for our clients through objective, value-creating and value sustaining advisory services. We do anticipate that this leader will collaborate closely with other ZS Technology teams in shaping the delivery and execution of the client's program. The successful candidate will work closely with ZS leadership; grow the practice by expanding client and customer relationships and building trusted advisory relationships with executives at the company's various accounts. Responsibilities: Lead advisory efforts working closely with our client business development and delivery engagements in the Life Sciences Industry; Consistently deliver high impact and high value client services; Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes; Lead with current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business; Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds; Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members; Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment; Play an active role in counseling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization; Demonstrate deep life sciences industry sector knowledge with a functional expertise across operations; Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge; Possess in depth business acumen. Additional/Ad-Hoc responsibilities include: Speaking roles in industry conferences; Publishing thought leadership pieces in collaboration with other Principals or clients. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business or Life Sciences; MBA or Advanced Degree is highly desirable; 15+ years' experience in life science industry management consulting; 7+ years' experience in a leadership role within a professional services firm; Demonstrated experience in driving agenda setting services at the "C" level of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies; Prior experience in technology led transformation programs; Strong credentials and demonstrated success in IT strategy and Enterprise Architecture; Prior experience in Cloud data strategy and AI infusion; 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; A high level of motivation and self-starting attitude; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; A strong work ethic; A willingness to travel to meet client needs; Executive-level presence and communication.

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