Director – Procurement

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At Capgemini Invent, we bring to life what’s next for our clients.

By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

About Capgemini Invent

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

Get The Future You Want

An overview of the role:

We are looking for a leader with a strong consulting track record in selling and delivering procurement transformations for industry leaders . You will have experience in the issues faced in one or more of: Consumer Products, Manufacturing (including Automotive), Life Sciences, Aerospace & Defence, Energy Utilities or Financial Services.

You will understand the key procurement challenges faced by our clients including the impact of globalisation, digital and sustainability; deep experience of the transformation programme lifecycle from strategy through to implementation and able to demonstrate an active and well-informed knowledge of the focus sector/s whilst having an opinion on key trends having worked in a major consultancy or strategy organisation.

You will have experience of building a procurement consulting team as you will lead and grow the new Intelligent Procurement capability team. You will also be part of the Intelligent Industry leadership team, which is our capability unit at the forefront of digitising operations, manufacturing and supply chains to improve productivity, quality, time to market, cost and sustainability.

Why this role?

You will also be part of the Intelligent Industry leadership team, at the forefront of digitising operations, manufacturing and supply chains to improve productivity, quality, time to market, cost and sustainability.

  • Business development – using a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships, company relationships and your own network to generate revenue of circa £2million per annum.
  • Engaging with Clients – developing relationships with senior members of the Tier 1 Client organisations .
  • Developing propositions in procurement strategy, consulting and technology and ensuring these are relevant and timely.
  • Acting as an authority and thought leader in procurement transformation in one or more of our target industries.
  • Developing and leading the plan to build and grow the Intelligent Procurement capability team
  • Engaging at senior level with clients and potential clients.
  • Ensuring effective delivery and timely completion of projects in alignment with commercial goals.
  • Contributing to the leadership and growth of Intelligent Industry practice.
  • Leading members of the team in delivery to ensure their effective development.

Why you?

  • A robust knowledge of procurement key issues and challenges
  • Experience of working at a senior level to structure programmes within a major consultancy or strategy organisation.
  • Deep experience of the transformation programme lifecycle from strategy through to implementation
  • A demonstrable network, in Tier 1 and key Tier 2 firms.
  • A combination of Supply Chain transformation with technology and more general consulting experience, gained from time spent within these areas.
  • A track record of selling and delivering major procurement programmes, defined either through their monetary value or the major impact it has had on the client.
  • A history of building and leading teams and delivering innovative but realistic solutions to client problems.
  • Strong track record of regularly exceeding Professional Services related sales targets.

Why us?

You’ll be free to make your role and your career what you want it to be. Proactivity and ambition flourish at Capgemini. There are countless opportunities available to propel your development forward: seek out those that suit you, and we will back you all the way.

Diversity:

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

Learning and development:

There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another – collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.

Work/Life Harmony:

We understand that everyone has varied lives and we want you to have a great work-life balance. So, where possible, our Work Life Harmony policy will help you to work flexibly and juggle your work and home life.

CSR:

We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious about. In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 9th year. When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing.

Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice.

We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.

In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.

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