Programme Director - Energy & Utilities

London, Manchester, Glasgow

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 12,000+ 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 325,000 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.

An overview of the role:

The energy transition, combined with continuing digital disruption, is driving profound and extensive change across the whole energy & utilities sector and demand for our services is growing significantly. We are at the heart of driving this change.


As part of our exciting growth agenda, we are seeking an experienced Programme Director with a consulting and delivery background to join our highly talented team, working on the pursuit and delivery of major consulting-led transformational engagements, providing subject matter insight, expertise, and leadership, whilst developing our people and capability.

Why this role?

As a programme director, you will have the opportunity to shape and deliver digitally-enabled transformation programmes for a range of clients within the energy and utilities sector.


As a director in our business, you’ll help set the strategy and plan for our sector, driving forward our business, demonstrate our values and behaviours every day, and coach and develop junior members of the team.


In your role as a programme director, you will shape and win new opportunities, shaping the programme and the deal, defining and delivering the programme governance, structure, resourcing, delivery approach and competitive commercial model to successfully deliver the change that solves our clients’ most pressing challenges. To achieve this you will need to work with and across a range of our teams within Capgemini.


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.



As a consulting leader, you will:

  • Leading and managing teams to achieve high quality delivery.
  • Contributing to our propositions, in conjunction with our global network, to enable our success in the market.
  • Contribute to growing our energy & utilities business and our team.
  • Leveraging the power of our global Capgemini organisation to drive high quality delivery and client success.

We’d love to meet someone with:

You will be someone who is excited by working on challenging projects and building a team and business that will grow together.

Your programme experience means you will have:

  • Successfully won and delivered digital transformational programmes that encompass customer care and billing and/or work and asset management solutions, in programme director, programme/project manager and other project roles.
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering programmes in the energy sector.
  • Strong commercial acumen in creating the case for change, the associated programme budget and costing, and having delivered valuable outcomes for clients.

Your general and consulting experience:

  • A strong understanding of what drives project and operational performance and experience in deploying scalable business and technology solutions
  • Significant experience gained within consulting in the energy and utilities sector
  • The ability to collaboratively create winning solutions - taking a client issue, and working with the client, account team and across Capgemini to create a solution that the client can approve – you’ll have business development targets of ~£2m per annum
  • The ability to develop and lead diverse teams, spanning the client environment, multiple business unit and multi-national
  • The ability to build enduring relationships, at all levels of an organisation based on high integrity and trust
  • Business development – utilising a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships, company relationships and your own network, you’ll be generating c .£2m of consulting revenues.

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.

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.


Job information

Firm: Capgemini Invent

Location: London, Manchester, Glasgow