Management Consultant - Supply Chain: Consumer Products and Retail

Any UK base
Functional areas
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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 12,000+ 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 325,000 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, fuelled 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

Get The Future You Want

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.


An overview of the role:

We are a Supply Chain thought-leader across many industries with a consistent track record of delivery. We have a strong multi-sector industry focus on Consumer Products & Retail (CPR), as well Manufacturing, Automotive and Life Sciences (MALS). Dependent on your experience we will position you with a primary sector focus. We have a leading position in developing creative value propositions for clients from strategy inception to assisting in execution and benefits delivery.

First, and foremost, you will support and help to lead the design and delivery of transformative supply chain solutions for leading Consumer Products and Retail companies.  

You will draw on your experience to work collaboratively with Capgemini colleagues and our clients to support them in understanding the challenges they face, to develop and land solutions in their business.  
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team and will ensure the effective delivery and timely completion of projects in alignment with commercial goals, applying appropriate implementation approaches based on delivery concepts, consulting tools and methodologies. You will be part of (or will lead) workstreams with responsibility for delivering to plan (scope, quality and time).  


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 this role?

We are rapidly growing our Supply Chain capability in the UK consulting business, working with industry leading clients, many of whom are recognised leaders in supply chain.   In order to achieve this growth ambition we are recruiting high calibre supply chain Senior Consultants and Consultants with Consumer Products and Retail experience to bring new ideas and perspectives into our team and the work we do.     

This is your chance to become part of a growing team delivering transformational and sustainable operational solutions to blue chip retail and CP organisations. 


Why you?

You will have of experience working in the field of supply chain or procurement either as a consultant or within an industry role (or as a mix of both).

You will bring experience in supply chain transformation in the Retail and Consumer Products industry sector. 

You will have demonstrable experience across a representative sample of the following:-

  • Supply chain strategy, deep knowledge of supply chain process and process design/ optimisation, operating model design delivery and identifying and delivering enabling technology 
  • Sustainable solutions for supply chain and logistics operations
  • Supply Chain Planning and Demand Forecasting – including experience with tools and techniques such as Machine Learning
  • Logistics solution design and operation – including fulfilment centre design and optimisation
  • eCommerce and Omnichannel solution design and implementation – including experience with Order Management/Strategic Order Orchestration
  • Procurement transformation using digital technologies and data orchestration
  • Control Towers – including operating model, analytics and insights, pro-active alerting, task automation
  • Payment and invoice processing in Consumer Products companies

You will have a strong track record of delivery as part of a diverse team with some experience in team leadership.  

Personal attributes:

  • You have a passion and understanding for transformation in a digital world, with a thirst for thinking “what is next?”.
  • You are focussed on ensuring new solutions deliver sustainable results within supply chain operations
  • You bring a solid track record of successful project delivery, capable of working independently as well as in teams in our collaborative but sometimes demanding project environment.
  • You have a passion for development, coaching others and improving the performance of teams and individuals.
  • You identify business issues, develop innovative and compelling solutions and convert these into client proposals.
  • You possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently across all levels of Capgemini, our clients and 3rd party organisations.
  • You demonstrate professionalism, flexibility and resilience – being able to adjust positively to situations that involve changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity.
  • You’re able to articulate your views on the future of Supply chains, Digital Fulfilment, and the retail & CPG sectors in general. 

We are looking for entrepreneurial individuals with the knowledge and creativity to deliver truly inventive solutions to our clients.  



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.



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

In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for an 8th 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: Any UK base