Director - Energy & Utilities, Solution Architect

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Your opportunity

The energy transition and continuing digital disruption are driving profound and extensive change across the whole energy & utilities sector and demand for our services is growing significantly. We are at the heart of driving this change.

As part of our exciting growth agenda, we are seeking an experienced director-level Solution Architect with a consulting and programme background to join our highly talented team, working on the pursuit and delivery of major consulting-led transformational engagements, providing subject matter insight, expertise, and leadership, whilst developing our people and capability.

As a senior solution architect, you will have the opportunity create and deliver transformative end-to-end digital solutions for a range of clients within the energy and utilities sector.

As a director in our business, you’ll help set the strategy and plan for our sector, driving forward our business, demonstrate our values and behaviours every day, and coach and develop junior members of the team.

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Your key responsibilities

In your role as a senior architect, you will shape and win new opportunities, creating compelling, coherent and commercially competitive end-to-end solutions that unify people, process, data and technology to solve our clients’ most pressing challenges. To achieve this you will need to work with and across a range of our teams within Capgemini.

As a consulting leader, you will:

  • Lead and manage team to achieve high quality delivery.
  • Contribute to our propositions, in conjunction with our global network, to enable our success in the market.
  • Contribute to growing our energy & utilities business and our team.
  • Leveraging the power of our global Capgemini organisation to drive high quality delivery and client success.
  • Business development – utilising a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships, company relationships and your own network, you’ll be generating c .£2m of consulting revenues.

Why you?

You will be someone who is excited by working on challenging projects and building a team and business that will grow together.

Your architecture experience means you will have:

  • Successfully created and delivered solutions that encompass customer care and billing and/or work and asset management as well as other technologies.
  • Knowledge and experience of the energy sector – the value chain, industry challenges, business process, data and technology landscapes and how they are evolving.
  • Industry solutions, platforms and technologies that can be leveraged to drive business value in energy and utilities.
  • Broad experience of delivery within large complex programmes, typically in lead architect roles.
  • You will have demonstrated a focus on delivering business value for clients through your end-to-end solutions.
  • You will have a track record of seamless knitting together people, process, data and digital technology to have created compelling solutions.
  • You will have demonstrated strong commercial acumen, developing cost effective solutions that are appropriate to the business case.

Your general and consulting experience:

  • A strong understanding of what drives project and operational performance and experience in deploying scalable business and technology solutions.
  • Significant experience gained within consulting in the energy and utilities sector.
  • The ability to collaboratively create winning solutions - taking a client issue, and working with the client, account team and across Capgemini to create a solution that the client can approve – you’ll have business development targets of ~£2m per annum.
  • The ability to develop and lead diverse teams, spanning the client environment, multiple business unit and multi-national.
  • The ability to build enduring relationships, at all levels of an organisation based on high integrity and trust.


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.


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 10th year. When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing.

Irrespective of your 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.

Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: London