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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Temp - Senior Information Specialist - Bain & Co. (NY)



Company Overview

Bain & Company is one of the world's leading global business consulting firms, serving clients across six continents. It was founded in 1973 on the principle that consultants must measure their success in terms of their clients' financial results. Bain's clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. With offices in all major cities, Bain has worked with over 4,150 major multinational and other corporations from every economic sector, in every region of the world.

Position Summary

The Senior Specialist, Information Services works as part of a regional team to provide comprehensive research and information services to consulting and administrative staff using appropriate electronic, print, and other resources. Frequently works as part of case teams to assist in research planning, information management, training, and capture of research experience. The Senior Specialist may have specialized knowledge of resources in one of Bain’s Industry Practice Areas. This temporary position will have a duration of 8 weeks with possibility for extension.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

Research Support

o Conducts research for local and regional case teams, Practice Areas and client development utilizing electronic, print and other resources as appropriate

o Provides filtered and often synthesized research results

o Proactively works with Case Team to understand the context of the case and specific case information needs

o Provides just-in-time business research for consulting and consulting support staff at all levels


o Use internal database to track personal research requests in real time, including appropriate cost recovery information

o Assist with collection maintenance projects as needed (print and electronic)

Position Qualifications:

o Degree in Library Science from an accredited university or equivalent higher education degree

o Five to Seven years demonstrated competency in conducting complex research inquiries using a variety of information sources in a fast-paced consulting, financial services or other business setting desired

o Database proficiency with Thomson Research, Capital IQ, Bloomberg, LexisNexis, Factiva, and Profound preferred

o Works independently

o Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

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