“Bien que" ou" Si"
I need some help on my french exercise, the question is:
____ intelligent soit-il, il manque de compétence pour ce poste.
A. Bien que
I chose A, because my understanding of this sentence is: although he is smart, but he lacks some competency for getting this position.
The right answer is C, so I don't quite understand the meaning of this sentence, and what does "si+subjonctif" usually stand for?
I would really appreciate your kindly help! Thanks:)