Consultant/ Senior Consultant - Programme Leadership & Transformation Consultant

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About Capgemini Invent:

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 over 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.

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An overview of the role:

In a world of globalisation and constant innovation, business structures are facing an ever-changing technological and socio-economical paradigm. We empower our clients to achieve high performance from emerging technologies, new ways of working and reinvented organisational structures.

In your role, you will engage with a range of clients to help propose and deliver benefits through the full range of their programmes across our collective strengths in Consulting, Technology and Digital. Through enabling clients to succeed, you will help Capgemini Invent to maintain its position as the market leader in Digital Transformation consulting.  

You will focus on client delivery and developing tailored solutions for clients. You will be key in generating new ideas and conceptual frameworks to help solve problems, provide hands-on delivery and drive out insightful fact-based findings and recommendations, both on client projects and as part of internally growing our organisation.  

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. You will work with our clients across a varied range of industries from Financial Services, Public Sector, Retail and Consumer Products to Energy and Utilities to Automotive to deliver rapid results and drive client transformation. 

We are looking for enthusiastic consultants experienced in organisational transformation to join our Workforce and Organisation function and you will be part of the Programme and Change Acceleration team delivering successful end to end transformation programmes with our clients. This can include designing and embedding a more digital culture as part of a technology transformation, driving an agile transformation on the ground to enable an organisation to succeed in delivering their vision or empowering an organisation to manage a portfolio of transformation programmes effectively, by setting up a Transformation Office and upskilling their teams. 

Consultants in this role will be dynamic in their approach and able to manage programmes successfully to help realise sustainable business outcomes. You will focus on the transfer of capability and also contribute to the strategic direction of the Capgemini Invent Programme & Change Acceleration team, coaching and developing others as well as applying your skills to business development activity.

 

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?

This role calls for a variety of skills from communication to strategic thinking to leading work streams. Programme acceleration includes maintaining regular stakeholder engagement to ensure that the best practices, frameworks, methodologies and approaches are used for the successful delivery of our client engagements.

Why You?

Within the Programme & Change Acceleration team, you will be required to work and communicate with all levels of an organisation, be knowledgeable of trends and challenges within your sector and provide analytical problem-solving skills.  

You will bring experience of delivering projects from a range of clients and industries as well as an agile mindset with an understanding of relevant tools and techniques. You’ll bring an acute sense of market trends and hot topics about the challenges facing our clients and delivering lasting and sustainable organisation transformation to enable to you advise our clients. In addition, you’ll have the following experience and personal attributes:

You’ll have a good grounding in some or all of the following areas:  
•    P3M (Portfolio, Programme & Project Management) frameworks: end-to-end experience or deep knowledge of several stages of the project and/or programme lifecycle with emphasis on the use of best practice delivery frameworks, e.g. Prince, PMP, Agile, MSP, MoP, DevOps.
•    Design and delivery of large-scale business transformation programmes:  experience of one or more of these key consulting services: programme approach, governance and reporting models; programme audit, quality assurance and health-checks; programme recovery and restructuring.
•    Portfolio management and capabilities:  advisory experience in the definition, set-up, tooling and implementation of enterprise-level portfolio management capability using value-based frameworks and approaches.  
•    Establishment and operationalisation of P3M support offices:  leading the design and implementation of new, or improvement of existing, portfolio / transformation / programme support offices and project management offices (PMOs).
•    Developing and delivering solutions: leading and planning the execution of overall work stream(s) necessary to the delivery of the project/programme in line with the appropriate framework/ methodology. As well as helping re-design how services should operate by embracing digital capabilities. 
•    Strategic and critical thinking: ability to shape and solve problems by using a fact-based approach to solve client problems with insight-driven business analysis.
•    Application of relevant tools and techniques: strategic and/or detailed operating model design, customer journey mapping, process mapping, Lean and Agile techniques, business architecture, organisation design, organisation sizing, governance, role design, development of benefit-driven business cases, requirements gathering and facilitation.  
•    Sector delivery: cross-sector experience or an in-depth understanding of one or more sectors is desirable.


Personal attributes:


To be successful you’ll be intellectually strong with an excellent academic background, highly motivated, a self-starter, bringing a proactive, can-do attitude to project delivery, capable of working independently as well as in teams in our collaborative but sometimes demanding project environment.  You’ll need to be credible and be able to effectively engage with stakeholders from all levels of an organisation, on a peer-to-peer basis.  You’ll enjoy managing a team, providing direction and helping others to develop. In fact, you’ll thrive in this environment. You’ll demonstrate consulting professionalism and flexibility - you’ll be able to adjust positively to situations that involve changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity.

Why us?

You’ll be free to make your role and your career what you want it to be.  Proactivity and ambition flourish at Capgemini Invent. There are countless opportunities available to propel your development forward: seek out those that suit you, and we will back you all the way.  In summary, we believe the following make this a great place to work: 
•    Show how single minds make for better teams: Work alongside fierce intellects who love to collaborate.
•    Be comfortable outside your comfort zone: Self-stretchers thrive in our environment.
•    Build momentum in your career: Make your role and your career what you want it to be.
•    Stay true to who you are: Play to your strengths and bring your individuality.
•    Aim for nothing less than leading edge: We thrive on the knowledge that the Digital work we do has real impact.
•    Give your curiosity freedom and focus: A place where inquisitiveness and entrepreneurial thinking are encouraged.
At Capgemini Invent, we bring to life what’s next for our clients.

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.

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.

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.

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/

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