HR Business Director – Cloud Infrastructure Services


UK based, and ability to be in our London office at least 3 days per week

The focus of your role

This is a strategic HR leadership role that is accountable for partnering with the UK CIS business to drive their people agenda. CIS is part-way through a transformation programme that is moving it to a more digital and agile player in new technologies. People transformation is a huge part of this journey.


The role reports to the Chief HR Officer for the Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) Global Business Line (GBL). The primary purpose of the role is to develop a strong relationship with and become a trusted advisor to the President, CIS UK and the executive leadership team. The HRBP must understand the business strategy in order to align the people agenda and then deliver on it. In addition, the role is accountable for ensuring efficient and effective delivery of the HR processes.


The role is strategically focused, but with operational responsibilities, in the areas of talent management, performance management, skill & capability development and employee engagement.


An ability to lead and participate in business transformation is necessary such that the HR function aids business growth and evolution whilst mitigating risk of external and internal claims or exposure to unfair and inconsistent application of process and policy.

What you’ll do
  • Build effective and long-lasting, trusted relationships with key business stakeholders
  • Develop and deliver the people agenda for the UK CIS business, ensuring alignment with the Group and CIS HR strategy
  • Support and drive the transformation agenda of CIS
  • Coach and develop the HR BP team in the UK in order to grow capability and thus improve HR delivery
  • Engagement with and input to the sales and bid processes – running the people streams where appropriate and participating in customer presentation
What you’ll bring
  • HR background
  • Relationship/stakeholder management
  • Agility – ability to work with a degree of ambiguity, in a matrixed environment and adaptable to rapid change
  • Change management
  • Strategic thinker
  • Strong on execution and drive to achieve
  • Strong networker, influencer and team player
  • Business acumen/commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Structured and logical
  • Self-motivated
Who you’ll be working with

The Infrastructure Services business unit reflects the Collaborative Business Experience, combining Capgemini’s consulting, infrastructure build and run capabilities, as well as the provision of cloud-based services in an integrated global sales and delivery model. The group provides infrastructure outsourcing services, including data centre, helpdesk and network support, as well as market leading services such as service integration and cloud brokering orchestration. The group also provides infrastructure transformation services, helping clients to virtualise and optimise their technology estates. As technology and business trends evolve our security and end user services and transformation practices further provide protection and business change opportunities to our clients.

What we’ll offer you

Professional development.  Accelerated career progression.  An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.


We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that working full-time isn’t necessarily right for everyone. So we’d love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role, and would like to work flexibly.



Posted on:

July 18, 2019

Experience level:


Education level:

(i)GCSE or equivalent

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time



Business units:

Cloud Infrastructure Services.


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