Senior Manager

Dubai, Doha, Riyadh
Advanced degree
Functional areas


Bain employees are investigative, creative, thoughtful managers and collaborators who work together as an integrated team, delivering extraordinary outcomes for our clients.  As a Senior Manager at Bain, you will oversee the formulation and implementation of strategic recommendations to improve the performance of Bain’s clients by providing thought leadership and daily oversight to your case team as well as collaborating closely with our clients.  Your analytical, interpersonal, creative thinking, process management, business acumen and leadership skills will be called upon from day one.  Senior Managers assume responsibility for value creation and delivery of key client recommendations, provide leadership, coaching and supervision to case team members, and build and strengthen client relationships


  • As a Senior Manager, you’ll quickly join and lead case teams serving our clients and gain exposure to a spectrum of assignments that are complex in scale and scope, intellectually demanding, and highly deadline driven.  You will be in the thick of action as you work side-by-side with some of the best in the business.  And you will partner with our clients to action and impact.  Every day is different, but a sample of responsibilities you can expect to accomplish include:
  • Be intimately involved in each client’s organization and industry, working on complex business problems 
  • Identify value creation opportunities in each client situation 
  • Drive analysis, design, and implementation of solutions, develop tailor-made solutions and work closely with clients 
  • Provide intellectual and thought leadership to the team to ensure the highest quality of analytical and conceptual output 
  • Gather and analyse information, formulate and test hypotheses, and develop recommendations for presentation to client management and work with clients to implement change to achieve desired outcomes 
  • Build and maintain consensus with clients on case goals, critical issues, workplan, implications, recommendations, and implementation plan.  Develop and secure client commitment to recommendations and implementation plans 
  • Cultivate talented groups of people and collaborate with multiple teams. You will manage and mentor teams 
  • Effectively manage the formal and informal professional development of case team members by supporting appropriate skills development plans, providing coaching and regular performance feedback
  • Organize the work of the team by allocating clear responsibilities among caseteam members while balancing the delivery of caseteam goals with the professional development and satisfaction of individual case team members
  • Contribute to the key firm building initiatives (Practice/Capability area knowledge building and IP generation, Training, Recruiting, Mentorship, office initiatives, etc)

Integration Support:

To ensure new Senior Managers are well equipped for a smooth start to a successful career, Bain offers best in class integration support to all Senior Managers embarking on a professional journey with Bain, spanning the first 12-18 months of your career at Bain.

The integration plan will focus on three key pillars of success:

  • Strong support from an Integration Steering Committee of experienced Bainies acting collectively to support your growth and development at Bain. This includes active support to get you involved in client engagements, help initiate and expand your network at the firm, and clarify and address your questions and provide feedback.  Your integration will also be supported by a dedicated mentor, a senior member of the leadership team and local practice leadership, as well as a colleague friend
  • A comprehensive onboarding plan with a focus on building out your Bain capabilities for long term success. This can include playing a variety of roles on teams for short periods of time sometimes starting with a Consultant role or shadowing a current Senior Manager, if needed, to quickly learn the Bain craft and progress to the full skill set of a Bain Senior Manager
  • Bain learning including on the job experiences, peer-to-peer experience sharing, and formal global training programs


  • Senior Managers are instrumental to our clients’ and teams’ success, as well as to our success as a firm.  Qualified candidates must meet a set of criteria we deem essential for those interested in the Senior Manager role:
  • Typically, a minimum of seven years of work experience including demonstrated career progression to a Senior Manager-equivalent level at another consulting firm
  • Rigorous analytical skills, ability to excel at solving problems that require sound logical reasoning, creative thinking, fluency with numbers and ability to untangle complex issues
  • Highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, committed and inclusive team player. Authentic in a case team setting
  • Ability to exercise business judgement, communicate persuasively and generate insights to build trusting client relationships
  • Ability to project poise, confidence and professional maturity in both internal and external situations; engaging and concise with good interpersonal “presence”, comfortable both in the C-suite and team room settings
  • Demonstrated outstanding team management skills while working on a complex assignment
  • Flexibility and ability to serve and address a wide range of client assignments; Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Articulate and compelling verbal, written and presentation skills are vital
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, pragmatic, someone who “rolls up the sleeves” and gets things done
  • Insightful and creative individual with an affinity for data-driven insights to decision making and passion for a track record of demonstratable results
  • Great colleague, teammate and mentor; passionate about the task at hand and fun to be around
  • Undergraduate/Masters/MBA/PhD from a top program with strong academic results
  • Please note that language requirements vary.  Fluency in English is required for all offices.  Please review the Office Pages for requirements for your office of interest.


Compensation for this role in the United States includes base salary, annual discretionary performance bonus, 401(k) plan with an annual employer contribution based on years of service and Bain’s best in class benefits package (details listed below).  The annualized base compensation for this role is as follows:

First Year Senior Manager:  $222,000

  • This role may also be eligible for other elements of discretionary compensation
  • 4.5% 401(k) company contribution, which increases after 3 years of service and is 100% vested upon start date
  • Bain & Company's comprehensive benefits and wellness program is designed to help employees achieve personal independence, protection and stability in the areas most important to you and your family.
  • Bain pays 100% individual employee premiums for medical, dental and vision programs, offering one of the most comprehensive medical plans for employees without impacting your paycheck
  • Generous paid time off, including parental leave, sick leave and paid holidays
  • Fully vested 401(k) company contribution
  • Paid Life and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Annual fitness reimbursements


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Job information

Firm: Bain & Company

Location: Dubai, Doha, Riyadh

Education: Advanced degree