Expert Senior Manager, Tech Insights Group

Employment type

Permanent Full-Time


London | Munich

London | Munich

Description & Requirements


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Tech Insights Practice Overview

Technology Insights Group (TIG) at Bain & Company is a rapidly growing global team of world-class technologists. We work with leading Private Equity (PE) investors and their tech-enabled portfolio companies to act as technical advisors in investment processes. We conduct product and technology due diligence engagements and value creation assignments, leveraging our extensive expertise in software and understanding of commercial environments specific to tech-enabled businesses. The global Technology Insights Group team consists of technology savvy consultants and former CTOs and CPOs of leading global technology and software companies with decades of both advising and operating experience. The team has completed 400+ product and technology diligences and value creation engagements worldwide. 

Over the past 3 years, we supported our clients on some of the most visible technology investments in the US and Europe, including several of the Top 2022 and Top 2023 software deals. We conduct engagements spanning enterprise applications, vertical applications (HCIT, FinTech, EdTech), infrastructure software, cloud software, and tech enabled services (IT services, e-Commerce, AdTech).  Bain’s Tech Insights practice is a place where agile minds work powerfully and nimbly together, thriving on spirited discussion.

Job Description and Responsibilities

Joining Technology Insights Group (TIG) is an exciting opportunity to build a new and critical capability at Bain. You will work closely with the global Tech Insights leadership and the regional private equity (PE) teams. 

At Bain, you will leverage your technology and consulting experience in actively contributing to projects, assessing key aspects of leading software companies for PE investors. 

You will help our clients strategically approach how technology will shape their businesses and solve some of the most challenging issues they face. Working alongside an outstanding group of individuals, you will develop and enhance your own technology expertise, commercial acumen, and analytical capabilities. Additionally, you will gain direct exposure to CEOs, Executives, and Private Equity professionals. Whether your long-term goal is to grow with us, join a PE/VC firm, or to start the next great technology company, you will build a fantastic foundation by joining our multi-talented and highly motivated team.

Responsibilities in Detail:

  • Join TIG leadership in building and scaling a new practice and participates as a key thought partner on our growth and strategy
  • Be a critical factor in winning projects, shaping proposals & approach, and convincing the most skeptical clients in a pitch
  • Provide primary thought leadership, ensure that we have insightful answers, and deliver important impactful work product for our clients
  • Develop long-term client advocates who want to work with you and with Bain
  • Work hand-in-hand with Partners and teams on case operations and account planning – accelerating and deepening their impact
  • Lead and drive technology due diligence and value creation assignments on behalf of PE investors targeting software businesses.
  • Conduct hypothesis-led problem solving, communicate complex ideas, and approach problems strategically.
  • Effectively develop and communicate recommendations and insights to the project team, PE investors, and technology leaders.
  • Structure and manage day-to-day activities of a team; assist and guide the team in performing a multitude of activities:
    • Primary and secondary research in order to test or further our understanding of the business or market
    • Contribute to and lead on the assessment of product positioning and roadmap completeness and viability
    • Contribute to and lead on the assessment of architectures (current and future), technical debt, and related areas such as hosting and security
  • Enhance Bain’s Tech Insight’s brand through external reputation-building and marketing efforts.
  • Help us scale the team – identify improvement opportunities and drive initiatives


The Expert Senior Manager, Technology Insights Group role requires passion for transformation, an entrepreneurial spirit, empathy, and technical aptitude.

The following are highly valued:

  • Passion for software
    • Demonstrate a passion for software as well as the tech industry more broadly (e.g., digital transformation, disruptive business models).
    • 7 years in a software or technology related position or industry; Technical diligence experience preferred.
    • Ability to rapidly absorb and interpret technical information. 
    • Inquisitive mindset and eager to learn in a fast-paced environment.
    • Candidates should have direct experience and prior insights that can be leveraged to deliver at pace on engagements
  • Client service orientation and EQ
    • Passion for delivering high-impact client results in a fast-paced, evolving environment. 
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional agility, ability to interface across any level at Bain and client organizations.
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and teamwork 
    • Desire to join a rapidly growing startup within a leading strategy consulting firm
    • Entrepreneurial, curious, creative, and innovative thinking.
    • Strong alignment with Bain operating principles.
    • Strong teamwork ethos.
  • Management experience
    • Ability to manage and motivate team members with diverse skills and backgrounds in an inclusive fashion.
    • Proven track record developing and coaching junior team members. 
    • Direct management experience in a consulting or operating line role highly desired.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and background
    • Analytical and data-driven mindset.
    • Aptitude for creative, quantitative, and qualitative problem solving.
    • Undergraduate/Master’s degree from a top tier university in a relevant field (i.e., computer science, engineering, business management, information systems). 
    • MBA and Top tier consulting experience preferred but not required.


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