Vice President - Consumer Products (home, health and beauty)

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Who you’ll be working with:

At Capgemini Invent we ideate and bring to life what’s next for our clients. 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.


As a globally renowned technology and digital leader, we have the responsibility, the ambition and the means to contribute to solving major societal questions that are shaping our future world. Invent for Society aims to value how social impact is part of the fabric of what we do.


The Consumer Products Industry is massively disrupted. New entrants, the explosion of media touchpoints, changing consumer expectations, digital innovation and access to data has changed the playing field for consumer products companies.


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An overview of the role:

As a global leader in strategy and transformation, Capgemini Invent provide industry-specific services and guidance to the world’s leading consumer products companies.  Over the last 5 years, Capgemini Invent have achieved continued growth and are now seeking to recruit a Vice President to support the continued expansion in the sector.


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.

Why this role?

Working with the Consumer Products Sector Head, you will become part of a team that develops next generation solutions to transform consumer products companies.


As a Vice President, you will take a leadership role in the Capgemini Invent consumer products business.  You will be responsible for leading the growth of our home, health and beauty sector.  You’ll develop our key client relationships in this sector and also oversee key transformation programmes for clients.  You’ll represent Capgemini Invent and develop relationships with wider Consumer Product teams and our service lines both within the UK and globally.


You’ll help set the direction, driving forward the business, model our values and behaviours, and coach and develop junior members of the team.  Key expectations from this role include:


  • Executing our go-to-market strategy for our home, health and beauty sector that will position it for significant growth
  • Working with the Head of Consumer Products for Capgemini Invent to ensure the coherence of all our offerings.
  • Capitalising on relationships already developed with existing home, health and beauty clients as well as developing new ones. Identifying and building a strong network of contacts at clients, those responsible for consulting/advisory programmes, and extending our relationships, ensuring they become key clients of Capgemini Invent.  
  • Leading/coordinating Capgemini Invent sales efforts into home, health and beauty clients, with a personal business development target of c. £4m per annum.
  • Lead specific food and beverage account(s)


Externally in the market, you’ll bring the presence and gravitas to initiate, manage and maintain board / senior management relationships.  To understand and scope out their challenges and potential solutions and to both sell & deliver top-tier consulting and technology enabled business transformation work.  

Why you?

You would ideally have the following experience and personal attributes:


  • A proven track record in consulting new business development/account management in tier 1 consumer products companies across the full sales lifecycle.
  • Strong management consulting experience with proven sales and delivery success in Consumer Product organisations
  • Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background.
  • Extensive knowledge of the home, health and beauty market
  • Excellent existing relationships with senior executives of tier 1 retail companies.
  • Experience in digital transformation
  • A clear and proven area of specialism – e.g. marketing, commercial, operations, data and insights
  • Experience of proposition building and delivery
  • Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions.


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


Whilst you will have London, Manchester or Glasgow as an 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.


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Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: London