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Research Associate, Bain Capital, LP, Boston, MA

Bain Capital's Global Research Services (GRS) is seeking a Research Manager to lead research best practices, quality control, and training initiatives as part of a global research team located in Boston, India, and Beijing. The Research Manager must be a critical and creative thinker, with a strong service orientation, self-motivation, and proven ability to solve problems, improve processes, and drive projects forward.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Deliver comprehensive, synthesized research results from diverse sources in a clear and actionable format to investment professionals in a deadline-oriented environment.

  • Proactively work with global internal partners and GRS team members to anticipate information needs and identify opportunities for research collaboration.

  • Lead discovery of emerging information sources and technologies, and conduct rigorous evaluations to assess quality and value to the firm.

  • Develop expertise in the assigned industry vertical, maintaining current awareness of relevant industry drivers and trends.

  • Participate in and contribute to a continuously evolving global research service model.

  • Serve as a team representative of GRS and participate in a variety of project-based initiatives to further improve information services provided and core competencies of team.

  • Other projects as assigned.



  • Masters of Library/Information Science from an American Library Association-accredited institution preferred.

  • 2-3 years of experience in business intelligence research and analysis, particularly in a corporate, consulting, or financial services environment.
  • Demonstrated competency and creativity in conducting complex research inquiries.
  • Deep understanding of secondary research tools (e.g. Factiva, LexisNexis, S&P Capital IQ, Bloomberg, Euromonitor, IBISWorld, Dealogic, PitchBook, Preqin, Mergermarket, etc.).

  • Familiarity with copyright and licensing best practices.

  • Familiarity with primary research methods, such as surveys, focus groups, and interviews.

  • Research experience in a specific industry, language expertise, and/or European/Asian regions a plus.

  • Strong service orientation, self-motivation, and demonstrated ability to solve problems, improve processes, and drive projects forward.  

  • Excellent people skills, team orientation, and professional attitude.

  • Strong verbal and written communication.


Application Instructions

Resumes may be submitted to:

Melissa Clark

Bain Capital 

200 Clarendon Street

Boston, MA 02116  

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