Management Consultant - Procurement & Supply Chain

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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, fueled 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:

First, and foremost, you will be responsible for leading the design and delivery of transformative Procurement solutions for leading 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 lead multi-disciplinary teams and will ensure the effective delivery and timely completion of projects in alignment with commercial goals, applying appropriate implementation approaches based on Capgemini’s delivery concepts, consulting tools and methodologies. You will be responsible for managing the scope, quality, cost and on-time delivery of the projects that you lead.

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?

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, Aerospace & Defence and Automotive. Dependent on your experience we will position you with a primary sector focus. We have leading positions in developing creative value propositions for clients from strategy inception to assisting in execution and benefits delivery.

We are rapidly growing our Procurement and supply chain capability in the UK consulting business, working with industry leading clients, many of whom are recognised leaders in Procurement and Supply Chain.   To achieve this growth ambition, we are recruiting high calibre consultants, Managers and Senior Managers with experience in Procurement Strategy & Supply chain Transformation, Supplier Relationship Management, Risk Management, Sourcing, Sustainability and Manufacturing Operations alongside Industry 4.0 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 manufacturing, automotive, aerospace & defence, consumer products, retail and life science organisations. 

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 someone with:

You’ll bring experience in Procurement transformation in one or more of the following sectors: Retail and Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Automotive, Aerospace & Defence, Life Sciences, Energy & Utilities.

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

  • Procurement strategy, deep knowledge of Procurement process and process design/optimisation, operating model design delivery and identifying and delivering enabling technology
  • Procurement transformation and benefits case realisation using digital technologies and data orchestration
  • Sustainability driven solutions – including Supplier and Sub Tier Risk Management, mapping and measurement of organisations.
  • Procurement processes including Source to Contract, Purchase to Pay and invoice processing 
  • Knowledge of current software Industry leading Procurement solutions and their capabilities
  • Experience of Supply Chain and Logistics solution design and operation with knowledge of planning and demand Forecasting, Extended Warehouse, and Inventory Management – including experience with tools and techniques such as Machine Learning
  • eCommerce and Omnichannel solution design and implementation – including experience with Order Management/Strategic Order Orchestration
  • Payment and invoice processing 
  • Manufacturing Procurement transformation enabled by IOT, data and digitalisation
  • Industry 4.0, including business case analysis, roadmap design and target operating model design

You will have a strong track record of working with or leading and developing diverse teams. 

Personal attributes:

  • You have a passion and understanding for Procurement transformation in a digital world, with a thirst for thinking “what is next?”.
  • You are focussed on ensuring new solutions deliver sustainable results within Procurement as well as an understanding of the evolving needs of dependent functions in the wider value chain.
  • You bring a solid track record of successful and profitable 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 Procurement, digital manufacturing and the challenges facing CPO’s.
  • For Senior Manager roles, you will:
  • Have experience pitching and selling work to clients.
  • Have experience managing relationships with senior stakeholders. 
  • You are Security Cleared or is eligible for through Security Clearance (SC) for Defence related project work. Please note this is preferred and not mandatory for all applicants. 

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: London, Manchester, Glasgow

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