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[LIBJOBS] Digital Initiatives Senior Specialist, San Francisco USA

Looking for a Digital Initiatives Senior Specialist at Bain & Company in San Francisco



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The Senior Specialist (Digital Initiatives) Information Services is responsible for developing, implementing and supporting information and research technology solutions for both consultants and Information Services staff.   The Senior Specialist will lead the identification and deployment of research applications and provide systems leadership in coordinating and defining technology requirements for IS-wide projects and initiatives. The Senior Specialist will be the systems administrator for the IS workflow management system (ASK), SharePoint site, Information Services portal and other services as required. The Senior Specialist will act as a technology consultant to IS team members for regional or office-specific projects. The Senior Specialist is a member of the global IS team and works collaboratively with the IS team to deploy technology systems and initiatives in line with Bain global policies.



·        Researches, identifies, and recommends new technologies for the delivery and support of information services

·        Leads the implementation of new technologies that improve access to IS resources and IS skill development and delivery, working with Global Technology Support Group and specifically the Director, Team Leader and Implementation Specialists assigned to Global Operations

·        Works with Global IS team to develop and evaluate technology strategy and pilots for exploiting new technologies

·        Aligns IS technology strategy with overall Global Information Services and Bain goals and initiatives such as the Digital Platform

·        Applies advanced web technologies to the development of the department’s internet-based services

·        Collaborates and represents IS concerns and interests in cross-departmental, cross-functional technology projects and deployments

·        Evaluates outcome of pilot projects with users and makes recommendations regarding project expansion or adoption

·        Negotiates and manages maintenance projects. May involve working with Global Resources Senior Manager

·        Maintains vendor relationships with technology product and service firms

·        Conducts market and product research and cost analysis

·        Develops project proposals and justifications for technology projects

·        Provides project management and oversight of relevant technical IS projects

·        Embraces innovation as a way to enhance delivery of information to a new generation of information users

·        Puts metrics in place to measure usage and effectiveness of IS systems

·        Uses knowledge of copyright, intellectual access and digital rights management in identifying and implementing technologies and programs

·        Develops and maintains current knowledge of advances in information technology

·        Provides coordination for the Information Services Innovation Lab

·        Assists in marketing information services to consulting staff globally



·        Relevant bachelor degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters of Library Science and experience in a global, multi-national consulting, financial services or other professional services research environment preferred

·        Four+ years’ experience with online information systems and intranet/internet applications including hands-on experience identifying, evaluating and implementing digital initiatives and new technology systems in a global environment

·        Four+ years of project management experience leading and working with technology projects

·        Systems administration experience for online information systems and intranet/internet applications including SharePoint development and administration

·        Knowledge and experience with social media and team collaboration tools and implementation within a global organization

·        Effective collaborator with both non-technical and technical teams

·        Competency and enthusiasm for knowledge-sharing

·        Strong knowledge of copyright, intellectual access and digital rights management

·        Innovative and strong service-oriented attitude

·        Demonstrated relationship building and relationship management skills working with a virtual global team

·        Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills within Bain environment


·        Job ID: 2016-2168

·        Job Location: US-CA-San Francisco

·        Posted Date: 10/6/2016

·        Category: Research & Analysis

·        Type: Regular Full-Time


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