Payroll Transformation Managing Consultant/Sr. Manager

London, Manchester, Glasgow

About Capgemini Invent

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.

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An overview of the role:

In a world of digital transformation, new operating models, and the new normal post the pandemic, organisations are facing major disruptions that require HR to help transform the way they think and act. Our Employee Experience & HR team’s purpose is to help our clients rethink employee experience and establish the digital HR function powered by data whilst leveraging emerging technologies to deliver our client’s shared vision.  

In your role you will engage with a range of clients to shape and deliver sustainable business outcomes through a variety of programmes which are designed to help clients rapidly adapt to, and navigate through, complex Digital HR Transformations. Partnering with our clients across all industries, you will leverage your expertise to capture, analyse, and document business processes and requirements, and participate in designing solutions to address business requirements and improve people experience. You will be generating new ideas and conceptual frameworks to help solve problems, provide hands on delivery, and create insightful fact-based findings and recommendations, identifying and delivering on-sell or new sales opportunities. Through enabling clients to succeed, you will help Capgemini Invent to maintain its position as the market leader in Digital Transformation consulting.

It’s an exciting time to join us as we continue to build our Employee Experience & HR team. You will take an active role within our practice, contributing to our vision to become the UK’s leading Employee Experience & HR Advisory practice through co-creating a culture in which every team-member feels comfortable bringing their whole self to work and is empowered to deliver great work, grow and be free to innovate and have fun along the way.

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 Payroll Transformation Managing Consultant/ or Senior Manager in the business 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: 


  • Project Lead / Engagement Manager in payroll or wider HR implementations underpinned by SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll (ECP) / SAP HCM, Workday Payroll, Oracle Payroll, or other Cloud solutions  
  • Leading one or more workstreams during engagements by managing relationships with the client counterpart(s), managing/delegating work to the team(s) and owning the delivery and sign-off of client deliverables   
  • Leading business development activities and pursuing new client opportunities in the HR Transformation space with focus on payroll and related processes 
  • Facilitate delivery of large HR programmes by assisting with developing the project team, assessing engagement risks, issues, dependencies throughout and driving conclusions   
  • Drive financial and commercial sides of client engagements  
  • Manage and coach wider team members, supporting personal development and driving team growth 
  • Using digital technologies to build new capabilities that establish HR as a partner and coach for businesses 


As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories: 

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events. 
  • Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development. 
  • Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc. 


We'd love to meet with someone with:

Proven experience in one – or more – of the following areas: 


  • Designing and delivering payroll transformation programmes with remit across the end solution including systems, processes, services and organisation.
  • Delivering HR transformations through cloud technologies (SuccessFactors, Workday, and/or Oracle) and tools enabled by AI/RPA and Machine Learning  
  • Developing service delivery catalogue, service delivery model and strategies articulated through technology deployments 
  • Delivering HCM functional designs including requirements gathering, gap analysis and process redesign. 
  • Design of an HR strategy and holistic health check of the HR function 
  • Delivery of end-to-end HR Transformation building next gen target operating models for complex organisations including service delivery, process reengineering and organisation design 
  • Designing and deploying employee experience strategy through technology (including Moments that Matter, Personas, Employee Journeys) 


Or /And, you will have expertise in relatable areas such as: 


  • Leading the supporting transformation and change management stream in a HR Cloud solution deployment in large scale organisations 
  • Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions 
  • Experience of proposition building and delivery 
  • Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background.

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.


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: 

    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, Manchester, Glasgow