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Managing Consultant/Senior Manager - Cost & Performance Management

Capgemini

Capgemini

United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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

Overview of the Role

In a world of globalisation and constant innovation, organisations need to stay one step ahead and their business structures are facing an ever-changing technological and socio-economical paradigm. We empower our clients to achieve high performance from emerging technologies and by helping them design and implement their new operating models and structures. With rapid growth across many of our sectors, we are looking for a talented Managing Consultant/Senior Manager to join our Enterprise Model and Strategy team.

This role will work across the Enterprise Model & Strategy team, with a specific focus to provide subject matter expertise and leadership for Cost Transformation and Enterprise Performance Management propositions.

Key expectations from this role include:

  • Leading the delivery of large and complex projects, working collaboratively with team members and clients to rapidly understand and define business challenges and potential solutions.
  • Develop and present meaningful and practical insights and recommendations, based on a robust evidence-base, and that can stand up to client scrutiny.
  • Build strong, long-lasting client relationships as a trusted advisor at all levels.
  • Coach, develop, and performance manage team members as part of project delivery.
  • Lead the pursuit of business development opportunities for the Enterprise Model & Strategy practice, comprising strategy development & execution, operating model, process, service, and organisation design.
  • Work with colleagues in our sub-brands, including frog on new product and service strategies and strengthen the convergence of design-led thinking, strategy, and operations.
  • Support the growth of the Enterprise Model & Strategy team through engaging leadership and recruitment support across all levels.
  • Applies their strong understanding of current strategic transformation trends to client delivery.
  • Accountability for delivery of strategic transformation projects within Enterprise Model & Strategy and drive the further development of these accounts.
  • Business development – utilising a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships, company relationships and your own network, you’ll be expected to generate an expected target revenue for Invent.

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

You’ll be free to make your role and your career what you want it to be. Proactivity and ambition flourish at Capgemini Invent. There are countless opportunities available to propel your development forward: seek out those that suit you, and we will back you all the way. In summary, we believe the following make this a great place to work:

  • Work alongside fierce intellects who love to collaborate: coming together to create innovate outcomes.
  • Be comfortable outside your comfort zone: Self-stretchers thrive in our environment.
  • Build momentum in your career: Make your role and your career what you want it to be.
  • Stay true to who you are: Play to your strengths and bring your individuality.
  • Aim for nothing less than leading edge: We thrive on the knowledge that the Digital work we do has real impact.
  • Give your curiosity freedom and focus: A place where inquisitiveness and entrepreneurial thinking are encouraged


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.


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As a Manging Consultant/Senior Manager, you’ll bring your delivery experience, communication, and stakeholder management skills to support our clients to innovate, develop new strategies, implement changes to their operating model, and future-proof the products and services they deliver. You’ll be responsible for building lasting client relationships, working closely with clients to design and implement new business and operating models, often taking an agile approach. You’ll be working alongside sector colleagues to deliver strategic transformations for the client, from technology implementations that change the way the company operates, to defining a new function that will deliver against their vision. In addition, you will also contribute to the internal development of propositions for our clients and get involved in the running of the Enterprise Model and Strategy team, such as supporting our recruitment efforts, delivering training to fellow colleagues, and developing our market-ready propositions.

You will bring experience of delivering transformation projects from a range of clients and industries as well as an agile mindset, with an understanding of relevant tools and techniques. You will be required to work and communicate with all levels of an organisation to collaboratively innovate, design, and implement new business and operating models. You’ll bring an acute sense of market trends and the challenges facing our clients, to deliver lasting and sustainable organisation transformations.

In addition, you’ll have a demonstrable capability in some or all the following areas:

  • Previous experience of general consulting/management experience with proven experience of delivering strategy/business model/operating model/organisational design work.
  • A Chartered Accountant or equivalent with experience leading Cost Transformation & Enterprise Performance Management engagements and the ability to become our subject matter expert in this area.
  • Stakeholder management: The ability to develop and maintain relationships with senior management level executives.
  • Experience of building and managing teams to mobilise and manage multiple projects and workstreams.
  • Strategic thinking: Working collaboratively with team members and clients to rapidly understand and define business challenges and potential solutions. Ability to shape and solve problems using a fact-based approach to drive our insight.
  • Analytical skills: Developing and presenting meaningful and practical insights and recommendations, based on robust evidence, and that can stand up to client scrutiny
  • Developing and delivering solutions: Leading and planning the execution of overall work stream(s) necessary to the delivery of the programme in line with the appropriate methodology. Contribute to the redesign activities of how services should operate to optimise the customer experience by embracing digital capabilities.
  • Commercial acumen: The ability to sell additional resources, shape winning deals and be actively involved in the development of the account.
  • Proven business success: Demonstrated business success defined by clear, measurable business outcomes achieved.

To be successful you’ll be highly motivated, a self-starter, bring a proactive and can-do attitude to project delivery. You will be capable of working independently as well as in teams in our collaborative but sometimes demanding project environment. You’ll need to be credible and be able to effectively engage with stakeholders from all levels of an organisation, on a peer-to-peer basis. You’ll enjoy managing a team, providing direction, and supporting others around you. You will have a strong desire to continue growing and to develop those you work with, both clients and Capgemini Invent employees. You’ll model our values and behaviours and demonstrate consulting professionalism and flexibility - you’ll be able to adjust positively to situations that involve changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity

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.