Senior Manager

Bain & Company

Location: Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most aspiring organisations make change and define the future. Our Australian practice is growing, and we are currently recruiting talented and experienced professionals to join our consulting teams serving a variety of clients across a broad range industries.

What makes us a great place to work:

We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a campaigner of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the #3 consulting firm on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally. We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents.

What you’ll do:

At Bain, Senior Managers, serve as managers for both case teams and clients. As part of the transition to firm management, the learning curve for managers is steep. You'll learn to view entire fields, refine your general management skills, drive business results and build the firm's assets.

You’ll take responsibility for cracking clients' toughest problems and presenting insights in a compelling way that convinces the client to take action. In order to succeed, you will learn to cultivate talented groups of people and collaborate with multiple teams.

Internally, senior managers have an advisory seat and a voice at the management table; you'll play a pivotal role in the office as you fulfill various management roles, increase practice-­area expertise, intensify Bain's positive social impact, coordinate training, aligning professional standards and support associate consultants and consultant with their career planning.

The learning curve is steep and the rewards – global travel, influential connections, world-class global training, personal satisfaction, unparalleled career-development – are second to none.

About you:

We recruit talented and experienced Consulting professionals for our Senior Manager position, ideally with:

  • At least ten years’ work experience with functional expertise in consulting and a strong track record from a previous consulting firm.
  • A robust diagnostic skillset and demonstrated problem solving capability
  • Ability to exercise business judgement, to communicate persuasive conclusions and insights, and to build client relationships
  • Ability to effectively supervise/manage team members
  • Ability to meet deadlines, often within very tight timeframes
  • Ability to serve a full range of client assignments
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills are important
  • MBA from a top business school preferred, but not essential

Bain & Company Australia has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, successful candidates can choose their preferred location.

About us

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most aspiring change makers define the future.

Across 65 offices in 40 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared desire to achieve extraordinary results, outperform and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest over $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent issues in education, racial equity and social justice, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.

Bain & Company Australia is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, including those of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander descent.

In order to provide a safe workplace environment, Bain Australia offices can only be attended by employees, contractors and visitors (including recruits) who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a medical exemption which includes either a medical contra-indication certificate or a medical clearance form.

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