Management Consultant - Energy & Utilities Market Forecasting

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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:

With continued growth across the Energy & Utilities Sector, we are seeing a significant increase in demand for our teams who are already working with major UK Utilities organisations. As such, we are recruiting Management Consultants into our Energy and Utilities team to support clients across the UK and globally across various grades.  

 

As forecasting specialist within the utilities sector, you will lead cutting-edge predictive modelling projects to optimize resource allocation, demand planning, leakage reduction, smart metering and risk management.  Collaborating with engineers, operations specialists, and policy makers, you will harness data to transform vast data sets into actionable insights to drive strategic decisions in the energy and water sectors ensuring utility providers can meet future demands sustainably and efficiently.  

 

Your work will involve solving complex problems like predicting consumption patterns, understanding and rectifying data quality issues in time series forecasts, evaluating and innovating to build new and improve existing models, rationalising ensembles. 

The work:

No matter the project or customer, your work will help solve both real world issues whilst also helping shape sustainable, future-ready solutions. Working for one of the world’s leading system integrators you can be guaranteed to expand your understanding and knowledge of the latest technologies and how to apply them to client problems and as a senior manager you'll be instrumental in nurturing client relationships, expanding accounts, and driving business growth. This role offers immense learning opportunities, allowing you to interact with industry thought leaders and innovators.

Why this role?

As a Management Consultant 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:
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We work on digitalisation and data strategies built on scaled digital platforms, APIs and Cloud. We support organisations to define the business case and benefits modelling that shape these strategic initiatives. Your work will support these efforts whilst also driving key improvements in operational practices to achieve step changes in processing and performance.

Your role will include the following: 

 

  • help organisations to understand the capability and impact of digital transformation and technology 
  • use robust analysis to identify new opportunities and insights
  • oversee workstreams, projects and programmes, leading the team to create impactful deliverables, deliver tangible results and business benefits for clients 
  • apply agile ways of working and adhere to best principles of delivery
  • lead and/or provide SME input for the development of the sector strategy, client propositions, best practice assets or thought leadership 
     

 

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:

We are looking for candidates with a proven consulting track record of delivering value in their career to date and who enjoy working collaboratively with clients and have a passion for developing people.    .

 

You’ll bring experience in supporting and driving change in organisations through the quality of your analysis, the clarity of your communication and your ability to influence.  Ideally, you will bring proven skills and experience at leading and delivering management consultancy projects and junior colleagues. 

 

In addition, you’ll have the following experience:

 

  • Strong Analytical Skills - Proficiency in statistical analysis and predictive modelling. Experience in time series forecasting, regression analysis, machine learning, and other advanced forecasting techniques. Robust understanding of model selection and statistical analysis techniques.
  • Technical Expertise - Proficiency in analytics and data visualization tools (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Tableau, Power BI) and familiarity with database management systems and experience in handling large datasets.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities - Capacity to translate complex data into actionable insights. Competence in identifying trends, anomalies, and opportunities in data to drive strategy and improve performance.
  • Adaptability and Learning Mindset - Willingness to continuously learn and adapt to new technologies, methodologies, and industry developments. Utility industry experience or knowledge for this role is not critical but mindset is everything.
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills - Ability to articulate complex analytical concepts to non-technical stakeholders. Proficiency in report writing, presenting findings, and making data-driven recommendations.
  • Project Management - Experience in leading and managing projects, meeting deadlines, and coordinating with cross-functional teams.
  • Leadership Qualities - Ability to mentor and develop a team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and learning. Capacity to inspire trust and collaboration among team members and stakeholders.
     

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.
 

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.

Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: London, Manchester, Glasgow

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