Senior Consultant - Data & AI Strategy - Data Strategy

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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 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 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, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability. 
An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable).  We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success.  When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.


Get The Future You Want

An overview of the role:

You will be joining our rapidly growing Data & AI Strategy team within Capgemini Invent, where we are at the forefront of designing and building winning strategies to transform the way in which organisations across all industries and sectors leverage data. Our commitment to innovation and AI-driven solutions enables us to create unparalleled value for our clients, driving tangible business outcomes. At Capgemini Invent, our strong partnerships with our clients and partners allows us to harness the power of data and AI to address complex business challenges. We’re building a successful team of experts across the data & AI lifecycle; leveraging these capabilities to solve intricate problems and unlock new opportunities in diverse sectors. 

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?

As a Data Strategy Consultant, you will play a pivotal role in guiding organisations through the complexities of leveraging data & AI effectively to drive strategic business outcomes. Drawing from your expertise in Data management, strategy formulation, and analytics, you will be instrumental in shaping and delivering transformation initiatives that enable our client to harness the power and value of their data assets. The role requires a combination of strategic thinking, technical proficiency, and strong communication skills to navigate the intricacies of modern data landscapes. Specifically:

 

 

  • You will develop dynamic and innovative data & AI strategies for our clients, driving the adoption of AI and data management best practices and creating a data-driven organisation to drive value creation for our clients.
  • You will explore and evaluate emerging trends, experiment with new data & AI concepts, and champion innovative solutions and industry best practice.
  • You will develop trusted client relationships, partnering to solve key challenges in data, analytics and AI delivery.
  • You will support the shaping and delivery of projects and facilitate engaging and dynamic workshops in Data Strategy, Data Management and Operating Models.
  • You will evaluate the maturity of clients’ data & AI capabilities against industry-leading practices through a combination of qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • You will provide strategic guidance on leveraging data-driven insights to inform business decision-making. This includes advising clients on information management practices, advanced analytics techniques, and emerging trends in data strategy.
  • You will support large scale data transformations ranging from the business case and strategy assessment to the implementation of data solutions.
  • You will collaborate with key stakeholders and facilitate innovation initiatives aimed at experimenting with new data and AI concepts.
  • You will contribute to the establishment of robust data capabilities within client organisations, encompassing organisational design, process optimisation, skills development, and role definition.
  • You will contribute to the development of our practice by working with others in identifying new market opportunities, creating innovative offerings, and creating thought leadership content.

We’d love to meet someone with:

  • Innovation: Demonstrated ability to drive innovation in data strategy, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to develop customer-centric strategies and drive value creation for clients.
  • Value-Creation: A track record of creating tangible value for organisations, including optimising processes, identifying cost-saving opportunities, and driving growth.
  • Leadership: Evidence of your potential as a leader in data strategy, through both your drive and ambition as well as relevant experience and success in industry or professional services.
  • Technical Expertise: Proficiency in data strategy, data management, or AI/machine learning methodologies. Deep understanding of data throughout it’s lifecycle. Combined with Architectural / feature knowledge of one or more data and AI platforms (e.g. Google Cloud Platform; Amazon Web Services; Microsoft Azure)
  • Strategic Thinking:  Capability to provide strategic direction on data strategy, guiding senior leaders in aligning data initiatives with organisational objectives.
  • Stakeholder Management: Strong stakeholder engagement skills, cultivated through collaborations with diverse stakeholders including industry partners, and internal capability teams. Ability to navigate complex relationships to drive consensus and achieve strategic goals.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills to represent the company in discussions on data strategy. Proficiency in supporting upskilling initiatives to enhance both internal staff and client understanding of data concepts. 
  • Continuous Learning: Commitment to continuous learning, staying abreast of the latest advancements in data strategy, data management and operating models. Actively contribute to fostering a culture of ongoing education and innovation within the organisation.
  • Delivery: A track record of delivering within agile working environments, including planning, and implementing solutions with data, analytics or AI at the core

Why Capgemini is unique:

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work.
We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

 

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. 

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.

 

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 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.

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/about-us/who-we-are/our-brands/capgemini-invent/ 

    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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Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: Manchester, Glasgow, London

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