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Deadline

01 Nov 2012

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Management Consultancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: London, Frankfurt, Milan, Zurich
  • UCAS Points: Business Analyst
  • Degree Required: 2:1

As a Business Analyst you will:

  • Use strong quantitative & analytic abilities to integrate & analyse data
  • Develop & implement complex mathematical & statistical models that relate sales or marketing activities to financial results
  • Develop structured communications to present project findings to clients
  • Participate in & facilitate client & project team meetings to explain analysis results.

Typical project types include:

  • Sales Force Design
  • Compensation Design & Administration
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Segmentation & Targeting
  • Territory Design

What opportunities exist at ZS?

ZS project teams are usually composed of two to four people drawn from different levels of the firm. Working with small teams on major consulting assignments encourages a close working relationship with ZS Consultant, Managers, Principles & clients. The exposure to clients encourages an understanding of the critical questions facing sales & 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 & 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, & project performance feedback will help identify areas for innovation & growth. As analytic & technical skills grow, so do project management opportunities.

What are we looking for?

Business Analysts have a degree or graduate degree from a leading university in any discipline, but must have significant analytic or quantitative coursework (e.g. Math, Science, Economics, Engineering). Fluency in English & the language of the office to which you are applying are required; additional language skills are helpful.

The educational requirements for each office are as follows:

Frankfurt

  • Degree or graduate from a leading university in a quantitative subject (e.g., Math, Science, Economics, Engineering, Business).
  • Fluency in German & English required; additional language skills are helpful.

London

  • Degree or graduate from a leading university in a quantitative subject (e.g., Math, Science, Economics, Engineering, Business).
  • Fluency in Italian & English required; additional language skills are helpful.

Paris students (to be based in London)

  • Degree from a Grande Ecole or graduate degree from a leading university in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related discipline.
  • Fluency in French & English required; additional language skills are helpful.

Spanish students (to be based in London)

  • Degree or graduate from a leading university in a quantitative subject (e.g., Math, Science, Economics, Engineering, Business).
  • Fluency in Spanish & English required; additional language skills are helpful.

Shanghai

  • Degree or graduate degree from a leading university in any discipline, but must have significant analytical or qualitative coursework (e.g., Math, Science, Economics & Engineering).
  • Fluency in Mandarin/Cantonese & English required; additional language skills are helpful.

United States of America

  • Bachelors or Masters degree from a leading university in any discipline with significant analytic or quantitative coursework.
  • Fluency in English is required.

Zurich

  • Degree or graduate degree from a leading university in a quantitative subject (e.g., Math, Science, Economics & Engineering).
  • Fluency in German & English required; additional language skills are helpful.

In addition, applicants should be equipped with the following skills:

  • Detail orientation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical problem solving skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivation
  • Leadership experience
  • Organization & planning skills
  • Personal initiative
  • Fluency in English
  • International & cultural understanding

How to apply?

Please submit your online application at our website. When applying, please complete the online assessment & supply a cover letter, resume & scans of your transcripts.

In order to commence a role with ZS Associates you will be required to provide documentary proof, prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live & work in the country to which you have applied.

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