Bain & Company Inc

Senior Specialist, Global Strategy & Ops

Job Location IN-New Delhi
Job ID
2021-6345
Posted Date
11/15/2021
Category
Hidden (2140)
Type
Regular Full-Time

COMPANY OVERVIEW:


Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 63 offices in 38 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We are passionate about achieving results for our clients (our public clients have historically outperformed the stock market 4:1).

We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a champion of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the #1 consulting firm on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally. We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents.

 

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:


The Reporting and Analytics CoE is an integral part of Bain’s global PPK group (Product, Practice and Knowledge). The team is responsible for bringing various functional reporting pieces under one umbrella to provide integrated and centralized reporting to practices, reducing duplication of efforts.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Reporting & Analytics Sr. Specialist (GSO) position is based at Bain’s Gurgaon BCN office and is an integral part of the Reporting & Analytics CoE. The team-let is responsible for providing research and business intelligence support to firm’s Global Strategy & Operations team, one of the many teams that’re part of office of Bain’s Worldwide Managing Partner.

 

Sr. Specialist plays a critical role on the team.  This role primarily comprises leading the following key activities:

  • Oversee support competitive intelligence and competitive benchmarking projects for firm leadership
  • Ensure timely, high quality, zero-defect analysis and output produced by the associates
  • Day to day coaching and mentoring of junior team members (staffed on assigned projects)
  • Independently drive communication with senior stakeholders on their requests, managing quality of output and deadlines

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

The major responsibilities of the role include: 

 

Essential Functions

% of time

Data gathering, analysis and synthesis

· Secondary research to gather data about the key consulting players

· Analysis and synthesis to produce key insights for the stakeholders

· Suggest alternate, new ways/platforms to find better quality data

· Applies and builds technical expertise of Data Visualization and Data Analysis (EDA) tools like Alteryx, Tableau, etc.

· Refreshing and maintaining dashboards on Tableau, along with optimization of Alteryx workflow

· Producing zero defect research

 

40%

Problem solving, hypothesis generation and work-planning

·        Understand context of client requests and create practical and targeted solutions, leveraging data and analytical tools

·        Create project delivery roadmap in consultation with team leadership

·        Lead work-planning (outcomes and timelines) for the assigned projects; manage work-plans for assigned team members

·        Monitor and manage workload and resolving overloads

30%

Stakeholder Management

· Effectively communicate with stakeholders and manage meetings, who are senior Bain audience around the world, to deliver clear and professional presentations

· Ensuring zero-defect in all deliverables and overseeing production of research and commercial reports and dashboards, ensuring timely, high quality, zero-defect analysis and output, as per agreed SLAs

· Understand stakeholder needs and situations and adapt to project expectations; show ability to resolve complex issues across work streams.

20%

Team Leadership

· Coaching and training team on tools and processes to drive effectiveness, efficiency and innovation

10%

 

100%

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education

Degree level and area of specialization needed for the performance of this role’s Essential Functions

Required: First class undergraduate/postgraduate from leading and reputed colleges

 

Preferred: Concentration in a quantitative discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Business Analytics, or Market Research is strongly preferred

Experience

Typical number of years/type of experience

Include the required number of years of overall experience as well as years of experience in a particular function (if applicable).

Required:

• 6-8 years (graduates)/4-6 years (postgraduates) of relevant experience working with large, multi-national organization or

• Understanding of the research/consulting business environment, language, and processes

Preferred:

• 4-6 year (post-graduates) of relevant experience working with large, multi-national organization

• Understanding of the research/consulting business environment, language, and processes

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Include specialized background and key competencies needed to perform the role.

Required:

• Strong secondary research skills with ability to work on competitive intelligence studies, market sizing and estimation

• Knowledge of working with online journals, websites, reports and paid databases

• Good data interpretation skills

• Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint

• Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

 

Preferred:

• Working knowledge of data analytics software such as Alteryx, Tableau etc. as well as passion for automation of processes/reporting using these tools

• Ability to prioritize projects, manage multiple competing priorities and drive projects to completion under tight deadlines

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