Bain & Company Inc

Associate 3 - Founder's mentality & CEO Forums (Strategy Teams)

Job Location India-Gurgaon
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Bain Capability Network
Regular Full-Time

Company Profile:

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 61 offices in 39 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.

In 2004, the firm established its presence in the Indian market by opening the Bain Capability Center (BCC) in New Delhi. The BCC is now known as BCN (Bain Capability Network) with its nodes across various geographies. BCN plays a critical role in supporting Bain's case teams globally to help with analytics and research across all industries, for corporate cases, client development, private equity diligence or Bain intellectual property. The BCN comprises of Consulting Services, Knowledge Services and Shared Services.

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.


Position Summary:

This position is for Associate-3 role in ‘Founder’s mentality and CEO Forums’ team within the Strategy teams that works with senior stakeholders across the globe. The Associate with direct support from Manager, directly engages and leads discussions with key client stakeholders including Partners, Directors, Sr managers and Case teams working on diverse set of Strategy products/ capabilities and internally with BCN stakeholders including Director and Manager, while leading a team of Associates and Analysts.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

Founder’s mentality team develops research-based frameworks, case studies and CEO insights across emerging strategic issues. The team is the custodian of the FM diagnostic survey and manages Bain’s CEO Forums initiative—critical pillar of strategy practice’s commercialization strategy. Key work-streams include:

    • Co-partner with Strategy practice on IP development and drive thought leadership on Strategic initiatives for client CEOs; helps client run a self-assessment across multiple aspects of strategy
    • Actively planning, executing and participating in Forums with CEOs of leading firms and start-ups across 30+ global markets
    • Assist on Office Management roles (e.g. recruiting, training etc.)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MBA with min. 2 years of relevant experience in research and analysis, management consulting
  • Experience of leading a team of 2-3 members on multiple work-streams; providing thought leadership and sound business judgment to drive the team’s analysis further
  • Ability to quickly come up to speed on different businesses and perform research and analysis across all geographies and industries with quick turnaround
  • Ability to quickly generate strong hypothesis, drive open-ended research and analysis, generate highest quality insights, with targeted story-lining and triangulations
  • Strong preference towards high proficiency in business writing with experience of working with top leadership (equivalent to partners and EVPs)
  • Strong skills in Microsoft power-point and excel are required; Knowledge of tool/ languages like Alteryx, Tableau is a plus


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