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BCN Roles

Capability Network

Capability Network

Work directly with case teams around the world

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

The Capability Network lives by the motto "A Bainie never lets another Bainie fail," working directly with case teams throughout Bain's worldwide offices.

The Capability Network works across a variety of project and industry types, executing key analyses in Corporate FinancePrivate EquityProcurementSupply ChainZero-Based Budgeting and others. The Capability Network also helps develop thought leadership for Bain Insights, and collaborates with Bain partners on client development work.

Career Path

Career Path

Members of the Capability Network work directly with global case teams throughout Bain's worldwide offices.

  • Analyst: Effectively understand work plans and perform high-quality research and analysis
  • Associate: As a senior team member, leverage experience and analytical capabilities to drive workflow and manage preliminary team responsibilities
  • Project leader: Lead teams of analysts to produce client-ready analysis, generating strong business insights
  • Team manager: As an expert in a chosen vertical, take responsibility for team operations and professional development
  • Group manager: Drive overall management of the BCN, including key client relationships, people management, strategic firm-wide initiatives, compliance and business operations

Committed to Your Professional Development

Committed to Your Professional Development

We firmly believe that working with great people in a supportive culture is the best way to achieve your full potential. A career at the BCN lets you apply your experience and expertise on a truly global stage.

Interaction with Global Teams

As part of Bain's worldwide network, members of the BCN work directly with Bain's global offices, presenting their work to partners and managers all over the world. This interaction with global teams provides international exposure and exceptional networking opportunities.

Trainings

Bain offers regular global and local training programs to continuously enhance our teams' skills. At the BCN, we place a strong emphasis on professional development through coaching and mentoring.

Transfers & Externships

Members of Bain's global consulting staff frequently transfer to the BCN to serve as team leaders. In addition, the BCN offers need-based transfer and externship opportunities to build cross-cultural exposure and broaden expertise. Examples include case transfers to New York and externships with Dasra, a philanthropic foundation.

Who We Hire

Who We Hire

In sync with Bain's process for consulting roles, BCN recruiting starts with a rigorous short list of candidates, followed by a written test, case study discussions and personal interviews. We look for candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience.

We recruit undergraduate, master's degree and MBA candidates, as well as experienced professionals.

Undergraduate or master's degree: We're looking for analysts who want to be challenged, make a difference and work in a supportive environment for collective problem solving.

MBA: We look for summer interns (associates) who are enthusiastic about problem solving and bring a practical perspective to delivering true results. We hire from the top business schools and graduate programs around the world, seeking people with intelligence, passion and drive.

Experienced professional: We recruit experienced professionals year-round. Your years of relevant experience will help determine which role is best for you.

What We Look For
  • Robust analytical and problem-solving skill set
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Learning agility with the ability to adapt
  • Consistent academic track record and extracurricular interests
  • Relevant industry experience and domain specialization
  • Team players with the ability to lead