Decision Analytics Consultant/OMICS

  Paramedical Vacancy

Job title: Decision Analytics Consultant/OMICS

Company: ZS Associates

Job description: Job Description:

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 India Capability & Expertise Center (CEC) houses more than 60% of ZS people across three offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru. Our teams work with colleagues across North America, Europe and East Asia to create and deliver real world solutions to the clients who drive our business. The CEC maintains standards of analytical, operational and technological excellence across our capability groups. Together, our collective knowledge enables each ZS team to deliver superior results to our clients.

ZS’s Business Analysis group designs and delivers solutions to help our clients tackle a broad range of business challenges. Our teams work on multiple projects simultaneously, leveraging advanced data analytics and problem-solving techniques. Our recommendations and solutions are based on rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.

DECISION ANALYTICS CONSULTANT: Decision Analytics Consultants serve on project teams that deliver high-quality projects to clients. In particular, Consultants combine best-in-class analytic skills with strong problem-solving and communication abilities to lead analytical work to help clients solve strategic, tactical, and operational business problems. Consultants may work on multiple projects simultaneously. As Consultants advance in their career, they often specialize in a particular industry, practice area and/or client relationship.


  • Work with project leadership to define project scope and develop approach;
  • Collaborate with clients and ZS teams to understand and frame scientific questions and translate into insights and analyses;
  • Leverage extensive knowledge of systems, process flows and procedures to aid analyses and recommendations for solution offerings;
  • Have good understanding and knowledge around drug discovery, pre-clinical studies, animal models, clinical trials;
  • Apply machine learning and advanced data science methods and approaches to scientific analyses and bioinformatics projects;
  • Assist in building tools and platforms that become a source of sustained competitive advantage for ZS in conducting scientific consulting and research studies for our clients;
  • Provide subject matter expertise to teams building research platforms and research data lakes;
  • Publish research papers and present at scientific conferences based on work performed;
  • Lead project teams in design and execution of analyses to test hypotheses and improve client scientific effectiveness
  • Lead project task execution by ensuring progress, organizing project data and coordinating team meetings
  • Conduct issue analysis and develop hypotheses on the key client issues
  • Synthesize findings, develop recommendations and communicate results to clients and internal teams
  • Provide thought leadership and innovation within projects and practice areas
  • Participate in business development
  • Contribute to internal firm activities
  • Coach and mentor junior team members


  • Medical degree or PhD or master’s degree in science, bioinformatics, computational genomics, genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, systems biology, immunology, or related discipline, and strong academic performance with analytic and quantitative coursework is required;
  • Have good understanding about different data domains like OMICS (genomics proteomics), translational, clinical trials, real world data, medical devices data, digital pathology;
  • Expertise in research and translational data standards, medical terminologies and controlled vocabularies (e.g. ICD, NDC, SNOMED, MedDRA, LOINC, CPT, CDISC, OMICS, DICOM) used in healthcare data and ontologies;
  • Knowledge in data science, statistical methods and approaches within research applications;
  • Understanding of tools and platforms needed to analyze “omics”, lab instrument data like flow cytometry, mass spectrometry and translational data;
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience, with evidence of strong analytic work (including use of advanced modeling techniques and tools such as R, SAS, Tableau, or VBA
  • High motivation, good work ethic, maturity and personal initiative;
  • Aptitude for, and enjoyment of, leading and managing teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills that enable personal impact with senior-level decision makers • Strong attention to detail, with a quality-focused mindset
  • Analytic problem-solving skills, with a creative and innovative outlook
  • 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 full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.

ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.


Expected salary:

Location: Pune, Maharashtra – Bangalore, Karnataka

Job date: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 03:55:29 GMT

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