Bain & Company Inc

Manager, Recruiting

US-NY-New York
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Regular Full-Time
US-NY-New York


As the leader of the New York recruiting team, the New York Recruiting Manager is responsible for leading the strategic design, development, management, and execution of Consultant (MBA and Advanced Degree) recruiting programs for consulting staff in the New York office of Bain & Company. The Manager will lead a team of Campus Recruiting staff.


  • Provide leadership, consultation, and strategic oversight of New York MBA and Advanced Degree campus recruitment.
  • Understand the talent agenda of the New York Office and design customized campus recruitment program solutions to support growth within the New York office.
  • Add strategic value for the Recruiting Partners and be viewed as the thought leader for campus recruitment.
  • Based on changing business needs, build new and strengthen current relationships with School Career Services, University Faculty, and targeted student organizations, e.g. student diversity groups.
  • Create innovative data driven recruitment, selection, and retention capabilities in support of the company’s people strategy and key initiatives.
  • Manage daily operations of the recruiting department reflecting the highest levels of service during recruiting processes
    • Supervise, coach and mentor junior team members; responsible for team ratings and performance reviews; identifying developmental needs; encouraging team to reach new levels of skills, knowledge and attitudes
    • Monitor team workload to ensure it is manageable
    • Delegate responsibilities and integrate new members into the team when necessary
    • Develop and manage office recruiting budget. Track department expenses and flag issues; conduct special budget projects as needed.
  • Design and deliver process improvement initiatives.
  • Team effectively with Global Recruiting department; includes working with peers in other offices, leveraging tools, resources, thought leadership and processes.
  • Manage multiple phases of the recruiting process, including:
    • Participate in the review and screening of candidate resumes.
    • Set up interview schedules, select interviewers, run debriefing meetings, determine next step decisions and manage all communication to candidates
    • Coordinate offer & closing process.
  • Manage planning and execution of all Offeree Weekends including being present for all events throughout the weekends and ensuring junior team members work in tandem with budgets and schedules.
  • Manage Summer Associate Program Plan including full program agenda, all event logistics (including negotiation of certain business terms with hotels/restaurants/entertainment), attend all events, schedule speakers/dinner hosts, coordinate PD activities and communications. Working closely with HR and Program Management team, coordinate timing of performance evaluations and delivery of final offers.
  • Manage specialized efforts to retain and encourage former Associate Consultants (“FEMPs”) to re-join the New York office, including planning and attending relevant events, coordinating communication and participating in selling process.
  • Evaluate success of recruiting season; prepare and analyze statistics on overall office recruiting success, results by school, sources, etc. Use findings to provide routine updates to senior leadership and input to future recruiting programs and strategy.
  • Prepare formal and informal presentations to communicate recruiting outcomes and strategies to broader New York office.
  • Participate in a variety of strategic analysis activities on a project basis to best determine which sources and activities yield the highest quality recruits in a cost effective manner.


  • Five to seven years of recruiting experience for a professional services firm is required; campus recruiting experience preferred
  • Strategic understanding of the US Campus Recruitment planning and candidate lifecycles
  • Ability to travel to campuses as needed for recruiting events
  • Flexibility with work schedule; ability to work evenings and weekends and travel to campuses as needed
  • Experience in the creation and deployment of a local Campus Recruitment Strategy
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to develop and execute complex processes and analysis
  • Well-developed people management skills, including the ability to work through others formally and informally
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written/verbal communication, customer service and organizational skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and handle highly confidential information in a professional manner
  • Experience with selection and assessment methodologies, strong personal computing skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and Internet recruiting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred


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