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Data Science Manager

8 - 12 Years

Pune, Gurgaon

Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Openings: 1Posted: 19 days agoJob Applicants: 1736Job Views: 738
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Job Description

Roles and responsibilities 

ZS pioneers in sales force and marketing analytics applying optimization techniques to sales force and marketing investment problems. We have grown significantly and are now recognized global leaders in sales and marketing consulting.

A key enabler of our services is leveraging data in delivering client solutions. The data available about customers across Healthcare and multiple industries is getting richer and the problems that our customers are trying to answer continue to evolve. In our endeavor to stay ahead of curve in providing solutions to these evolving complex business problems, ZS has set up a Data Scientist track which has following major focus areas:

Research the evolving datasets and newer information sources to understand the possibilities
Apply advanced analytical techniques and algorithms to improve current as well as develop cutting edge offerings/solutions
Deliver client impact by collaboratively implementing and broad basing these solutions
Provide thought leadership by developing the ZS Point of View in the industry

The Manager position is the precursor to the Associate Principal and Principal Positions, and therefore part of the ZS leadership ladder. Every Manager leads one or more Spaces, i.e. business units focused either on a specific client, or a specific expertise area. Therefore ZS Data Science Managers are responsible for strong analytical expertise, knowledge and experience of various machine learning algorithms, tools & big data technologies, leveraging this knowledge for innovation, thought leadership, stakeholder relationship management, effectively coaching and responsible for people growth and defining-running-refining their space operating models, guided closely by Principals. Managers leverage their experience to take responsibility for providing analytical solutions across projects, deliver quality work for clients and lead client and ZS-leader relationships from beginning of their tenure.

Provide expertise in architecting and implementing analytical solutions for projects
Manage projects and assist in managing stakeholder relationships
Direct multiple projects simultaneously, honing analytical and project management skills
Motivate, coach and serve as a role model for space team members
Provide thought leadership and innovation within projects and across practice areas
Partner with onshore colleagues to develop new business with existing and new clients
Develop and implement specific frameworks for strategy and programs
Contribute to ZSs capability building and knowledge creation
Coach, mentor, and conduct training programs
Play an active role in India office growth related initiatives (e.g. recruiting, training, etc.).

Required Candidate profile

Managers have 8 - 12 years work experience in industry through consulting work or within an industry leader (a combination of experience is preferred)
BE/ B.Tech / BS (stats) from Tier-1 institute would be required.
PhD in Computer Science (OR Statistics) / M.Tech / MS from a premier institute would be highly preferred
Substantial experience in Machine Learning
Knowledge of big data/ advanced analytics concepts and algorithms text mining, social listening, recommender systems, predictive modeling, etc.
Knowledge of programming Java/Python/R
Exposure to tools/platforms Hadoop eco system and DB systems
Agile project planning and project management skills
Excellent communication skills

In addition, we seek individuals with the following
Desire to make a business impact for our clients
Leadership experience
Personal initiative and strong work ethic
Self-motivation and detail orientation
Organization & planning skills
Communication skills

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Strategy / Management Consulting Firms
Functional Area: Other
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time

Desired Candidate Profile

Education:UG -B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization
PG - MS/M.Sc(Science) - Any Specialization, MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization, M.Tech - Any Specialization

Company Profile

ZS Associates India Pvt Ltd
ZS is the world’s largest firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance and grow revenue and market share, through end-to-end sales and marketing technology. Over 6,000 global ZSers in more than 20 offices worldwide draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact for clients across multiple industries, including consumer products, energy, high-tech, insurance, medical products and services, and pharmaceuticals.

ZS’s Capability and Expertise Center in India houses more than 3,000 ZSers across three offices in Pune, New Delhi and Bengaluru. Our teams collaborate with onshore colleagues to serve our clients and their customers in the areas of business consulting, business operations, business technology and software development.

To learn more about ZS, visit To explore our offices and the ZS lifestyle, read the Life at ZS blog at
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Contact Details

Recruiter Name:Jashan Joshi

Contact Company:ZS Associates India Pvt Ltd

Reference Id:ADSM_IND_19