Bain & Company Inc

  • HR Generalist

    Job Location US-MA-Boston
    Job ID
    Posted Date
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    About Bain: 


    Bain & Company is one of the world’s leading global business consulting firms. It was founded in 1973 on the principle that consultants should deliver results, not just reports and has dedicated itself to working with global leaders to help them make better decisions. Bain’s passion in converting those decisions to actions while delivering the sustainable success they desire has resulted in our clients historically outperforming the stock market four to one.


    We have worked with two-thirds of the Global 500, thousands of major regional and local organizations, countless startups and hundreds of nonprofits. Our work spans technology, analytics, strategy, marketing, organization and operations across all industries and geographies. 


    With 55 offices across 36 countries around the world, we work seamlessly as one firm to serve our clients wherever they need us. Bain is consistently recognized around the globe as one of the best companies to work for and according to Glassdoor; the second-best place to work in the US in 2018. Bain has ranked in Glassdoor’s top four companies for each of the last ten years and is only one of three companies to do so. We aspire to be the best consulting firm in the world and in order for us to do that, we must continuously hire, develop and retain the world’s very best business talent.


    Firm Culture: 


    At Bain & Company we strive to make a difference in everything we do. Bain’s people enjoy collaboration and helping others succeed. Its distinctive ethos of ‘a Bainie never lets another Bainie fail’ is embedded in our individual and collective DNA. Bain recognizes that the single most important ingredient to our success is our people. They are approachable, humble, down to earth, and laugh a lot. While Bain’s people hold common goals, individuals drive the richness of its culture. The best way to fit in is to be yourself. Bain’s people like working with each other. We develop deep, enduring relationships with each other and our clients. And, we enjoy what we do and have fun along the way. Bain's enriching environment encourages people to achieve their best and make a lasting impact. The accelerated learning process at Bain is unparalleled. Bain provides the flexibility to pursue your passions and shape your career while with the firm. Bain’s culture is one of opportunity.



    Role Summary: 


    This position will act as a high touch HR business partner/HR generalist on Bain’s Global CSS (Consulting Support Services) Talent Management team. This role will provide its assigned internal business groups (with staff sitting globally) a wide range of dedicated HR support, from administrative tasks to strategic work. Assigned business groups will include Finance and Human Capital. Finally, this role will help drive consistent, effective HR policies and talent management programs across Bain’s business functions.



    • Support Boston-based HR Business Partner in providing HR services for Global Finance and Human Capital teams.
    • Support the following for assigned internal business groups: organizational structure, integration through departure, performance management, compensation, policy interpretation, employee relations, risk management and professional development.
    • Liaise regularly with internal client line managers, employees, and local HR team members in offices where assigned employees reside; develop strong and productive working relationships/high levels of communication with key stakeholders; become known as the “go to” person for all areas of talent management for assigned internal business groups.
    • Apply HR knowledge, policies, and practices effectively to a wide variety of business groups with differing needs.
    • Demonstrate flexibility in supporting assigned internal client groups as business and HR priorities change.
    • Liaise regularly with other HR business partners/HR generalists within the Global Talent Management team to ensure consistency and sharing of best practices.
    • Collaborate with the Global Talent Acquisition Team to identify client staffing needs, explore sources for building candidate pipelines, and establish interviewing best practices tailored for each internal client.
    • Address compensation issues in collaboration with the Global Compensation team.
    • Participate in project teams by supporting roll-out and repeatability efforts; running reports; and facilitating cross-office/functional coordination.
    • Other duties assigned as position or circumstances dictate.


    • Bachelor’s degree required with a strong academic record
    • Minimum of 3 years of professional work experience in HR or program management 
    • Bain experience preferred
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with senior members of an organization
    • Strong customer service focus
    • Ability to deal with highly confidential information in a professional/mature manner
    • Strong analytic capabilities to compile, synthesize, and evaluate data to identify trends/insights
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and successfully managing competing demands
    • Very strong organization skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to self-motivate and pro-actively contribute to the team’s success
    • Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)




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