Managing Consultant - Data & AI Strategy - Data Management

Manchester, Glasgow, London
Functional areas

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.

Get The Future You Want

Your wellbeing 
You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to work for Wellbeing in 2023. 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, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy. 


Shape your path
You will be empowered to explore, innovate, and progress. You will benefit from Capgemini’s ‘learning for life’ mindset, meaning you will have countless training and development opportunities from thinktanks to hackathons, and access to 250,000 courses with numerous external certifications from AWS, Microsoft, Harvard ManageMentor, Cybersecurity qualifications and much more.

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.

Our Managers and Senior Managers marry best-in-class delivery with thought leadership to become trusted advisors with senior clients, advising them on the implementation and improvement of their data & AI capabilities

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 an SME in Data Management, your role encompasses spearheading the development and implementation of robust data governance, ethics, Data Quality, Data modelling, Data Architecture, Data Quality, standards implementation, and Master Data Management (MDM) strategies within organisations. You will provide strategic guidance to ensure that data is managed ethically, securely, and in compliance with regulations, fostering a culture of responsible data usage and decision-making. Leading efforts in establishing and maintaining MDM practices, you will ensure a single, accurate, and consistent view of critical data entities. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you'll define data quality standards and metrics, monitor data quality, and enhance transparency and accountability in data management practices. Specifically:


  • You will be at the forefront of integrating technologies into data management processes, introducing efficiencies in data quality, automate data governance tasks, and optimise data processes for efficiency and accuracy.
  • You will provide expert guidance and advisory services to clients on a wide range of data management topics, including data governance frameworks, data quality policies, metadata management strategies, and master data management (MDM) solutions.
  • You will provide strategic direction and leadership in Data Management, providing strategic and implementation consultancy in areas like Data Governance, Data modelling, Data Architecture, Data Quality and standards implementation, MDM among others.  
  • You will lead efforts to assess the maturity of clients’ data & AI capabilities through a variety of methods, using frameworks such as DAMA (Data Management Body of Knowledge) and DCAM (Data Management Capability Assessment Model). Your strategic guidance will empower organisations to optimise their data capabilities and drive continuous improvement.
  • You will provide strategic counsel on maximising the value of data-driven insights to drive business decision-making, advising on information management best practices, advanced analytics methodologies, and emerging trends in data governance.  
  • You will develop and nurture trusted client relationships, serving as a strategic advisor and partner in solving key challenges in data, analytics, and AI delivery.
  • You will lead large scale data transformations ranging from the business case and strategy assessment to the implementation of data solutions, driving innovation and continuous improvement. You will drive innovation and facilitate the adoption of cutting-edge technologies to drive business growth and meet client objectives and outcomes.
  • You will collaborate with key stakeholders and facilitate innovation initiatives aimed at experimenting with new data and AI concepts. Your ability to navigate complex relationships and drive consensus will be crucial in achieving strategic goals.
  • You will lead the establishment robust data capabilities within client organisations, including organizational design, process optimization, skills development, and role definition, in alignment with organisational objectives.  
  • You will play a key role in developing our Data & AI Strategy capability through the development of new market-leading offerings and capabilities, sharing thought leadership, and contributing to business development efforts. Your strategic insights and business development efforts will drive growth and enhance our market positioning.
  • You will contribute to the development of our people, supporting the growth of our Analytics and AI Advisory team through charismatic leadership qualities, sharing knowledge, insights and training on our offerings and methods.

We’d love to meet someone with:

  • Innovation: Demonstrated ability to drive innovation in data management, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and methodologies to develop customer-centric data management solutions and drive value creation for clients.
  • Value-Creation: Demonstrated ability to create tangible value for organisations through effective data management and utilisation of data assets. This includes optimising data processes to improve efficiency, identifying cost-saving opportunities through data-driven insights, and driving growth by leveraging data for strategic decision-making and innovation.
  • Visionary Leadership: Proven leadership in data management which inspires and motivates teams to embrace change and pursue ambitious goals, evidenced by successful initiatives in industry or professional services.
  • Strategic Leadership: Demonstrated ability to provide strategic guidance, acting as a Data Management and Governance SME, collaborating with senior leaders to align data initiatives with organisational goals and Chief Data Officer (CDO) objectives.
  • Adaptive Leadership: Agility and resilience in navigating complex challenges and driving change in dynamic environments whilst inspiring confidence and maintaining focus.
  • Mentorship: Dedication to the growth and development of your team members, providing mentorship, guidance, empowerment, and support to help them reach their full potential.
  • Technical Expertise: Extensive 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) and Knowledge of data management and governance standards, such as DAMA-DMBoK, CMMI and DCAM.
  • Domain Expertise: Extensive knowledge of the data technology landscape, including data management tooling and platform capabilities, such as Informatica and Collibra. Additionally, demonstratable proficiency with industry-standard data management and governance frameworks, such as DAMA-DMBOK, CMMI, and DCAM, is highly desirable.
  • Professional Certifications: Industry-recognized certifications and designations, such as Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP), Project Management Professional (PMP), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), and Cloud certifications (e.g., Azure, AWS).  
  • 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
  • Business Development: Business development experience, including identifying new client opportunities, nurturing existing client relationships, and supporting sales efforts. Your strategic and industry expertise will be instrumental in driving revenue growth and expanding our client base.

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 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.

Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: Manchester, Glasgow, London