Bain & Company Inc

Associate - Private Equity Group CoE

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


Bain & Company is a leading global management-consulting firm. In 2004, the firm established its presence in the Indian market by opening the Bain Capability Center (BCC) in New Delhi. The 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. In 2018, the BCC evolved to the BCN (Bain Capability Network) to reflect our growing global presence.


This position is for an Associate to work individually and/or lead a teamlet of analysts within the ‘Private Equity Center of Expertize’. BCN’s Private Equity CoE works on live due diligences and IP/CD with Bain case teams across the globe. The work spans a breadth of industries and multiple types of analysis including target screening, market sizing, market & competitive intelligence, consumer surveys, workforce analytics, digital analytics, and disruption assessments. The CoE is witnessing huge demand from the Bain System, and as such, there are immense opportunities for an Associate to grow within the BCN PE CoE.
Associates produce client-ready research and analysis, generating strong business insights and understanding implications.
Associates work under the guidance of a Project leader/Manager, playing a key role in driving their workstream’s overall answer and final materials, and helping their lead/manager with client communication, work planning, and team management. Associates are generalists who lead projects across any geography or industry. Hands-on experience with tools such as Alteryx and Tableau is a Must-Have Domain expertise/prior experience in diligence/transaction work (target screening, survey analytics, workforce assessment, sector and industry scans, etc) is a Plus. Advanced or Digital analytcis is a plus.


• Use thought leadership and sound business judgment to drive their own and their teamlet’s research and analysis on cases across geographies and industries
• Able to quickly come up to speed on different businesses and perform research and analysis across all geographies and industries
• Help their lead/manager in assigning work streams
• Identify and employ relevant research sources and analytical tools
• Ensure timely, high quality, zero-defect research, analysis and output produced by themselves, and their teamlet
• Comfortable with the fast-paced nature of due diligences, that require quick ramp up on new projects
• Understand client needs and situations and adapt to case expectations
• Generate and screen realistic answers based on sound reality checks and recommend actionable solutions
• Communicate data, knowledge, and clearly understand insights and implications for the client
• Assist their lead/Manager communicate with BCN clients, who are Bain teams around the world


• B.Com., B.E., B.Tech. and/or MBA with strong academic record along with working proficiency in any of the languages such as Japanese, Korean, Chinese
• Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in a professional services context
• Should possess excellent analytical, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Should possess strong communication and team skills, with ability to multi-task
• Hands-on experience with tools such as Alteryx and Tableau is a plus
• Prior research experience, for example in commercial due diligence, target screening, market sizing, market & competitive intelligence, consumer surveys is a Plus
• Prior experience in digital analytics (e.g. social media analytics, web analytics) is a Plus
• Experienced at managing teams, and adept at multi-tasking
• Ability to deal with ambiguity, and develop approaches to tackle diligence questions
• Familiarity with languages such as R/Python is a Plus


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