Digital Acceleration - IT Strategy & Operating Model

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At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want .

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 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-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 2021 global revenues of €18 billion

Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.
An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable). We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success. When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.


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An overview of the role and capabilities we are looking for:

Our team is undergoing a transformative stage of growth. Our clients are looking for expertise from Capgemini Invent to shape their technology futures against increasingly challenging times, with Covid-19 disruption, margin pressure, increasingly complex customer expectations, and the burden of legacy technology and legacy operating models all driving the need for modernisation.

We are looking for talented individuals to join the Digital Acceleration consulting team within Business Technology to help our large-scale corporate clients understand the capability and impact of digital transformation. You will help our clients to shape their technology vision, build a strategy to succeed, and define digital transformation roadmaps. We have a requirement for IT strategy and operating model roles at varying levels of seniority, from Consultant level through to Senior Manager level.

What you'll bring:

We are looking for the following core capabilities from Consultant and Senior Consultant level candidates:

  • Able to hold engaging discussions with clients to help them understand the capability and impact of digital transformation
  • Able to lead and facilitate discussion in client workshops to identify and align stakeholders to a shared IT vision and strategy
  • Able to define a high-level operating model for the IT and business organisation that aligns to client requirements
  • Able to model benefits and costs to develop a comprehensive and effective business case for digital transformation
  • Able to define a transformation roadmap with clear technology initiatives that can be delivered within the client’s time and cost requirements
  • Experience with working with industry-standard frameworks and maturity assessments
  • Experience within IT finance/IT costings and technology strategy such as platform-based strategy, API strategy and cloud strategy
  • Demonstration of core management consulting skills, such as storyboarding, structured thinking, comparative analysis, presentation skills, to be successful in a fast-paced Consulting environment
  • Demonstration of ability to deliver within timescales, with evidence of budgetary responsibilities

In addition to the capabilities mentioned above, we are looking for an additional set of experiences for candidates applying to Managing Consultant and Senior Manager level:

  • Evidence of having successfully delivered CIO advisory and IT strategy engagements and driven positive client outcomes/ROI from digital transformation programmes
  • Evidence of transforming operating models to align to client strategy, particularly in areas such as platform-based and cloud strategies
  • Evidence of leading IT strategy and operating model projects and the ability to manage and lead multiple workstreams
  • Able to engage effectively with C-suite client stakeholders to clearly communicate the benefits of technology and digital transformation and help bridge the gap between IT and the business
  • Evidence of supporting sales efforts and market making, and helping to shape commercials on deals
  • Evidence of team building and increasing the capabilities of junior associate consultant / consultant resources
  • Evidence of career progression and expansion of roles / responsibilities as your career has advanced

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 us?

Capgemini Invent UK is a winner at the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the 2nd year running , placing in the top 50 employers in its list of the Best Places to Work in 2022.

At Capgemini Invent we pride ourselves on our collaborative innovation culture and we provide autonomy in driving your own career and developing the skills they need to achieve success.

Whilst we’re a global consultancy, we’re made up of supportive, close-knit communities all working to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment for our employees.

We offer formal training and certifications from industry leaders specific to your role, as well as informal trainings, support and mentorship in our Agile Coach community.

We offer interesting and challenging client engagements, opportunities to work and learn from our experienced team of Agile Coaches and the chance to experience a wide range of different clients and industries.

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.

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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