Managing Consultant – Product Owner (Senior Manager) – Glasgow

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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, fuelled 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:

Our market-leading clients are exploring how new business opportunities can be inspired from, and driven by, technology. With pressure to keep costs under control, and to realise business benefits, the Business Technology team within Capgemini Invent exists to drive this business transformation with our clients.

We understand that technology-driven business transformation requires cross-functional teams who can work together, testing-and-learning, driving continuous business performance improvement. Turning this vision to reality requires leadership, a clear strategy, careful stakeholder engagement and delivery excellence.

Often the challenge is knowing where to start.

Where can business can see the most return on initial investment?

Our clients look to Capgemini Invent for advice and strategy on leading technologies and trust us to be able to be hands-on to deliver as well.

We are looking for talented candidates to join our Digital Factory team, to help deliver new applications, products, experiences and digital transformations.

The work:

No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time

Collaboration and Innovation:

We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together.

Why you?

You’ll bring experience in transforming businesses through technology and transforming the way clients operate.Confident at working in a technology-driven environment (but not necessarily from an IT background or an expert in IT), you will bring proven skills and experience in leading and delivering consultancy projects or workstreams to design and implement new digital applications, platforms, experiences and transformations. You will have acted as an Agile Coach or worked on delivering Agile transformation initiatives, with a passion for innovative thinking and an ability to drive change and to fully understand what is required to undertake a successful Agile Transformation.

Ideally, you will have experience within one or more of the following sectors Financial Services, Utilities, Consumer Products, Retail, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Telecommunication or Media.

As the Product Owner, you’ll:

  • Be trusted to own the vision and influence the team to ensure that the client receives high-impact and value from each iteration.
  • Understand business needs, IT constraints and priorities and be able to make decisions – the backlog is owned by you, and you play a crucial role with your BA to ensure it is correct.
  • As the agile squad is often cross-functional, your client-facing presence is essential – with the ability to communicate clearly at sprint reviews. But you will also have the skills required to step-in and support the BA or Service Designers.
  • Understanding the key principles of DevOps and how it supports the flow of value through the end-to-end pipeline

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience in a user-centred product or service development project
  • Your knowledge and understanding of agile delivery
  • A passion for working with cross-functional business and IT teams to deliver business outcomes
  • The ability to make decisions on business priority, working with business analysts to ensure your requirements are known, defined and able to be built and delivered
  • Willingness to help the scrum team, often playing a role as a business analyst, scrum master or service designer if the circumstances dictate it – we believe strongly in a balanced squad model, where our agile delivery team members are multi-skilled
  • Influence and leadership to steer our digital delivery projects, working with our leaders in Capgemini and our clients
  • Ideally we would like to see your commitment to professional development, with relevant agile certifications such as PSPO and / or PSM

What you’ll do:

As a Managing Consultant: you’ll be responsible for consulting sales in excess of 1 million per annum and have a strong desire to be part of, and contribute to, the growth and success of a top-tier consulting practice, contributing to our offers, knowledge and overall strategic goals.

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 Invent. There are countless opportunities available to propel your development forward: seek out those that suit you, and we will back you all the way. In summary, we believe the following make this a great place to work:
  • Show how single minds make for better teams: Work alongside fierce intellects who love to collaborate.
  • Be comfortable outside your comfort zone: Self-stretchers thrive in our environment.
  • Build momentum in your career: Make your role and your career what you want it to be.
  • Stay true to who you are: Play to your strengths and bring your individuality.
  • Aim for nothing less than leading edge: We thrive on the knowledge that the Digital work we do has real impact.
  • Give your curiosity freedom and focus: A place where inquisitiveness and entrepreneurial thinking are encouraged.

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 an 9th year.When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing.

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.

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/

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