In 2004, the firm established its presence in the Indian market by opening the Bain Capability Center (BCC) in New Delhi. Over the years the BCC has played a critical role in augmenting Bain's case teams globally with analytics and research across all industries, for corporate cases, client development, private equity diligence as well as Bain intellectual property. On the back of a highly successful model, there is significant need and enthusiasm in expanding the group globally as the Bain Capability Network (BCN).
About the Role
As a starting point, this position has the core responsibility to play a programmatic role for Pricing products. This includes working with the Consulting Manager, Center of Expertise (currently based out of India) as well as Bain partners/Expert VPs to deliver in end client engagements and capture IP for ongoing process improvement.
Pricing is an area of focus that requires depth of specialization in analytics, specialized tools, and subject matter expertise. This role will support Bain’s pricing product development and support efforts in expanding Bain’s analytical and pricing capability.
The role would also provide the opportunity to work with the BCN head and Practice/Product Leader to design the optimal approach to product delivery by leveraging the appropriate offshore-onsite model. Over time the role has the potential to build up to lead multiple product delivery teams for one or more high growth areas for the firm.
This position can be located in any of the following offices: Chicago, Dallas, Boston, Atlanta.
Play an onsite project manager role as a conduit between onshore case team, offsite pricing team, as well as client. Also have individual responsibility for parts of the deliverable as below:
On client work:
Project manage pricing workstreams; including defining deliverables, setting timelines, and delivering high quality output
Work with case team manager to understand scope of work; provide relevant advice on pricing topics, delivery model, and applicable tools
Liase with the client map to understand client systems, data structures
Support, advise, and lead on-shore / off-shore teams in perform predefined, as well as custom analyses
Turn data into meaningful insights, and transform insights into meaningful and actionable recommendations
Train clients (in conjunction with the Consulting Manager) to implement new approach and appropriate tools
Project Manage development as well as implementation of appropriate tools (proprietary or third party)
Co-locating with Bain case team or offshore CoE through case duration as required
Beyond specific client work:
Work closely with BCN initiative leader and Product Manager to help with proposals and other areas as required to deepen ability to serve and increase adoption of CoE based delivery model
Support’s Bain ongoing effort in actively bolstering our in pricing products
Support BCN lead in ongoing dialog with key stakeholders to understand future and changing needs and influence team priorities, capabilities and structure accordingly
Proactively suggests solutions; drive new demand for CoE, within and beyond current scope
Communicate effectively with case team concerning the work, the client relationship, and team professional development
Exert strong positive influence and professional development for team member by leveraging content expertize to provide coaching on problem solving, work-planning, data analysis etc. as applicable
Constructively engage in mutual feedback process with supervisor and team members
Participates in developing programmatic elements of the initiative they are part of, including planning, recruiting, developing people, training etc. as required
BA or equivalent from top school, MBA preferred
6-10 years of experience in a global professional services/ strategy consulting firm, or equivalent years of relevant product / industry experience
Experience in business research and data analytics with willingness to acquire domain expertise
Excellent analytical capabilities and experience using complex modeling and analysis to inform key business decisions.
Strong business judgement orientation, analytical ability, and problem solving skills
Prior experience/ familiarity using relevant software packages; Interest in learning technical skills and spearheading the adoption / development tools required for delivery
Excellent communication skills. Ability to drive and influence senior level discussions succinctly to favorable outcomes.
Other important criteria:
Ability to deal with ambiguity and lead open ended ideas to practical results
Ability to lead with maturity and inspiration
Perceived as a fair and unbiased role model
Is a strong positive influence in any group they are part of
Strong team player and demonstrated ability to motivate self and team members
Willingness to play an individual contributor role as well as lead teams by appropriately spanning big picture and detail orientation
Quick learner, willing to get into the details; good at thriving in a fast paced environment and able to work independently
Ability to travel within the region (US/EMEA) to various client locations and internationally to work with CoE team members who maybe in other geographic hubs
About Bain & Company
Bain & Company is one of the world's leading global business consulting firms, serving clients across six continents. The firm was founded in 1973 on the principle that consultants must measure their success in terms of their clients' financial results. Bain's clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. With offices in all major cities, Bain has worked with over 4,150 major multinational and other corporations from every economic sector, in every region of the world.
A career at Bain & Company will provide the opportunity to learn in a collaborative teaming environment, drive impact to support our 'Results' mission statement. The firm has a passionate and rich culture that offers an unparalleled business experience that can carry throughout a career. We hire dynamic individuals that are dedicated to achieving both personal and professional goals. To learn more about the firm, please visit https://www.bain.com.
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