Senior Manager – Transport and Services

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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 300,000 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.

The Transport and Services team sits within the Telecoms, Media, Technology and Services Sector. With the support of our Capgemini Engineering colleagues, we foster synergies between the Digital and Engineering worlds to help Network and Communications companies build intelligent products, operations, and services at scale with digital inside everything, digital continuity throughout lifecycles and digital convergence with its ecosystem(s).

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An overview of the role:

We advise Travel and Transport Infrastructure clients and national infrastructure operators on the design, sourcing, transformation and operational improvement of transport infrastructure and services.
We are looking to hire an experienced Senior Manager based out of our head office (London, Holborn).
The role of Senior Manager is a key role encompassing both entrepreneurial business development/personal sales, with hands-on project delivery/management. This role would suit a technically savvy and commercially minded transport specialist who enjoys developing great client relationships and understands how to meet clients’ needs with great consulting solutions. You will deliver what you sell helping clients transform their travel and transport infrastructure services, technology and by delivering business-critical change.

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 this role?

To do this, we would expect you to have strong contacts in the transport and travel infrastructure sector and be passionate about leveraging your network and your technical knowledge to meet client’s needs. We are especially keen to have colleagues join our team with a solid track record for driving transformation in UK Rail, Road and Aviation Transport. This is an exciting chance to drive technology change across industry sectors through helping client organisations navigate this ever-changing space.
All candidates must be able to demonstrate successful business development skills within the professional services industry selling consulting services, and have led and delivered the following types of assignments:
• Shaping and delivering change programmes – where technology, networks and their operation is at the heart of what needs changing
• Business case & strategy development
• Developing sourcing strategies and leading procurement projects,
• Transport Services / infrastructure planning design and operations
Some Key Duties:
• Develop strategic client relationships, working at the senior levels to sell value adding consulting assignment
• Lead and deliver large scale and complex projects – managing project teams (2-10 people) being actively involved and taking ownership of delivery
• Develop commercially viable consulting market offerings
• Driving Go-To-Market and other specialist teams to develop propositions, develop existing client accounts and build new accounts
• Work within mixed consulting and client teams, planning, managing and delivering work
Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, be customer-focused and be willing to travel on business. In the majority of cases, assignments will be in the UK and Europe and candidates must have exposure to this geographical area.
This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team, work on leading-edge issues facing our industries and really make a difference to our clients. The nature of our business means that we can not only offer our consultants an exciting variety of work, but also the opportunity to see an initial idea develop into a real tangible service over a relatively short time period. As consulting professionals, we like nothing better than delivering a solution that provides our clients with a competitive edge.

The ideal candidate will also have:

• Knowledge and keen interest in one, or more, front-of-mind transport and travel sector topical areas of challenge for our times (examples include, but are not limited to, public transport policy and implementation, transport economics, digital transformation of public transport services, decarbonisation, etc.)
• Strong commercial acumen and management experience. You should be able to manage P&L’s and costs for programmes and projects
• Prior experience in a management consultancy environment
• Excellent business development, self-starter skills, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
• Excellent interpersonal and team working skills in multi-cultural environments
• A deep understanding of current affairs, public sector challenges and technological trends within this context
• An interest in developing new business (this activity can take a number of different forms depending on relative experience and rank)
• A drive for personal and professional progression

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.

Corporate Social Responsibility:
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 8th 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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