Programme Director - Energy & Utilities

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The energy transition, combined with continuing digital disruption, is 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 Programme Director with a consulting and delivery 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 programme director, you will have the opportunity to shape and deliver digitally-enabled transformation programmes 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 programme director, you will shape and win new opportunities, shaping the programme and the deal, defining and delivering the programme governance, structure, resourcing, delivery approach and competitive commercial model to successfully deliver the change that solves 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:

  • Leading and managing teams to achieve high quality delivery.
  • Contributing 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 programme experience means you will have:

  • Successfully won and delivered digital transformational programmes that encompass customer care and billing and/or work and asset management solutions, in programme director, programme/project manager and other project roles.
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering programmes in the energy sector.
  • Strong commercial acumen in creating the case for change, the associated programme budget and costing, and having delivered valuable outcomes for clients.

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