Temporary Information Services Senior Specialist, Bain & Company, Boston MA


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 full-time temporary position will start in January 2014 and will have a duration of 12 weeks with possibility for limited extension.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:
Research Support

  •  Conducts research for local and regional case teams, Practice Areas and client development utilizing electronic, print and other resources as appropriate
  •  Provides filtered and often synthesized research results
  •  Proactively works with Case Team to understand the context of the case and specific case information needs
  •  Provides just-in-time business research for consulting and consulting support staff at all levels


  •  Use internal database to track personal research requests in real time, including appropriate cost recovery information
  •  Assist with collection maintenance projects as needed (print and electronic)


  •  Degree in Library Science from an accredited university or equivalent higher education degree
  •  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
  •  Database proficiency with Thomson Research, Capital IQ, Bloomberg, LexisNexis, Factiva, and Profound preferred
  •  Works independently
  •  Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills


Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume online:


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