Dr. Peter Radford shares his experience moving from ENT Registrar to a Consultant at Bain.
Bain & Company is one of the ‘Big Three’ top consulting firms in the world.
They help the world’s top business leaders to solve their toughest problems. This helps to transform these businesses into high performing, agile organisations that can achieve extraordinary outcomes.
As a result, Bain needs talented experienced professionals from a range of industries who are bright, innovative thinkers, and passionate about driving real change and results.
In particular, Bain are seeking more doctors like you to join their team because you are:
As a doctor you will be supported in the transition and set up for success from day one.
You will receive significant investment to help you reach your full potential through training, on the job coaching and mentoring throughout your career at Bain.
The unrivalled business exposure from an early stage, provides unparalleled learning that will continue during your time at Bain as you develop your consulting toolkit.
Bain sees your medical experience as an asset, but the generalist staffing model gives you the flexibility to work across a wide range of sectors and capabilities. For example, healthcare, private equity, financial services, consumer products and many more.
This will help you to develop a deep business knowledge and expertise that will broaden your career horizons and maximise your potential.
The training and support you’ll receive will be second to none, and you can use this expertise to embark on a global career path that will help you to maximise your potential, influence and impact.
Every day is different, but here are just a few things you will experience and accomplish:
The entry points as a doctor are:
Associate Consultant: Typically after FY2 and above (e.g. 2 years postgrad)
Consultant: Typically 5+ years postgraduate (e.g. Registrar level or above)
For all opportunities, your analytical, interpersonal, creative thinking, business management and leadership skills will be called upon from day one.
Bain are looking for you as a medical doctor if you are:
Other inherent skillsets you have will include:
Associate Consultants: Starts from £49,500 per year + bonus
Consultants: Starts from £97,000 per year + bonus
A Bainie never lets another Bainie fail
Organisationally and culturally, Bain is very much a partnership and values-led organisation.
The working environment is highly collaborative and team focused with a relatively flat hierarchy and a great deal of autonomy.
This all translates into entrepreneurial freedom, mutual respect and accountability in how we work.
Bain are committed to ensuring that everyone is equipped to achieve their fullest potential and thrive in an inclusive and supportive culture.
There are a number of internal communities and initiatives supporting a highly inclusive and diverse environment in the London office including; LGBTQ BGLAD, Bain Black Network, South Asians at Bain, East and South Asians at Bain, Women at Bain, Extraordinary People for individuals from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and London Veterans @ Bain.
The team at Bain would love to hear from you!
Many doctors have taken their careers to new heights with Bain.
So here is your chance to explore and excel in a dynamic career pathway that works for you.
Don’t forget to check out the FAQs we’ve compiled especially for doctors considering working at Bain.
Please leave your details below and one of the team will get back to you with more information.
Browse hundreds of articles and guides to discover more!