IFS Engagement/ Program Manager

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 380,000 team members in almost 50 countries.

Capgemini is starting with an IFS Center of Excellence (CoE) in Belgium. For this we are looking for an IFS Engagement / Program Manager to join to strengthen our Europe Cluster Business Unit.

As a part of the global IFS CoE network, you will work closely with 400+ of the brightest and most knowledgeable IFS experts of Capgemini in Europe and India, helping our target clients become stronger leaders in their markets and industries, through business value delivered via transformation to a modern ERP Business Platform centered around IFS Cloud as the Digital Core.

You will report to our Head of Package Base systems (PBS) CoE for Europe Cluster BU. You will in addition report to the head of the Belgium PBS. CoE team is a virtual team spread across the Europe Cluster countries, as well as India.


  • As part of the IFS CoE of Europe Cluster BU, you will get to work in tight and direct interaction with tier 1 clients across several countries and industries, helping them on the IFS Cloud transformation journey, with focus on large engagements.

  • You will be presented with a wide portfolio of interesting client opportunities, while depending on your preferences also focus on specific industries and clients is possible.

  • Within the CoE, you will get to network and collaborate on Europe and Global level, be involved in the development of the Capgemini’s go-to-market approach, the Digital Core with IFS offering, and the assets supporting this.

  • Your focus will be in the country you are located in, as well as the Europe Cluster BU as a whole, but you will regularly be asked to and have possibility to help and contribute on Europe level, and you have the possibility to build a truly global role and career for yourself.

Key tasks & activities

  • You will focus on and lead presales activities around Digital Core with IFS Cloud.

  • You will provide strategic advice to senior stakeholders of Capgemini’s clients, helping them drive business value from transformation to Digital Core with IFS Cloud.

  • You will act as our Technology Evangelist, to leverage Capgemini’s and IFS’s strategic alliance and Capgemini IFS CoE network to stay 100% up to date with and fully connected to the latest developments and trends in the IFS world, translating the potential of modern technology into tangible business value.

  • You will act as Solutioning Lead of complex, multitower IFS implementation programs, covering end-to-end solution definition, implementation approach, effort estimation, and implementation planning, working hand in hand with sales to define winning sales plan and unique value proposition.

  • You will build strong global networks, enabling you to get involved and contribute in the most interesting client problems globally, and to leverage from global network to solve local challenges.

  • You will be a Thought Leader and contribute to Capgemini thought leadership by creating blogs, vlogs, eBooks, white papers, proofs-of-concepts and use cases, participate in global and local events (like IFS Unleshed!) and seminars as a keynote speaker, presenter or SME.

  • You will lead, support and contribute to go-to-market and marketing strategy definition, execution planning, and execution, including campaigns, content marketing, events, client meetings and tailored offerings.

  • You will drive, contribute to and participate in the continuous development and localization of Capgemini offers, methodology, assets, and tools.

Knowledge & Expertise

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering, finance or business administration

  • Entrepreneurial mindset: Independent, proactive, self-motivated and self-driven, collaborative, client-oriented

  • Strong experience (at least 8-10 years) in implementing package based solutions preferably across various roles (business analyst, lead consultant, lead (solution) architect, project manager)

  • Fluency in English (other languages are a plus, especially French, and Dutch)

  • Solid experience in driving the execution of business transformation via implementation of new processes and supporting technology

  • Deep and specialized skills in at least one functional domain / process area (finance, manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, etc.)

  • Strong overall holistic understanding and experience across functional domains, business processes, applications, IFS product roadmap and emerging technologies & trends

  • Solid experience in solutioning IFS AD and implementation services

  • Solid experience in at least one industry preferably manufacturing

  • Sufficient knowledge across relevant technical domains (cloud, infrastructure, security, integrations, development etc.)

  • Ability to build relationships and to become a trusted advisor for client senior stakeholders (VP and CXO levels)

  • Ability to articulate a compelling vision and engage audience

Location and Travel

In 2022, the biggest growth potential and hence focus of our IFS business will be in Belgium and France, in one of which we expect you to be located or be able to commute on a regular basis.

Capgemini Europe Cluster BU includes Belgium, France, Netherlands, Sweden.

We anticipate regular (once a month) travel within Europe to be required, with an occasional intercontinental trip.

What we offer

Your career matters to us! Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.

We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.

With the digital tech sector growing at a rapid pace and women significantly underrepresented in the industry, we are determined to inspire and recruit more women into technology and build diverse teams that reflect the clients we serve.

Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty , boldness , trust , freedom , team spirit , modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.

Last but not least, we will offer you a nice salary package including a company car and various extra-legal benefits such as a group insurance, hospitalization insurance, representation allowance, meal vouchers and the possibility to work up to 70% from home.

Get the future you want, apply now!



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February 1, 2023

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