At Capgemini Invent, we bring to life what’s next for our clients.
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 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 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 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.
Get The Future You Want
As a globally renowned technology and digital leader, we have the responsibility, the ambition, and the means to contribute to solving major societal questions that are shaping our future world. Invent for Society aims to value how social impact is part of the fabric of what we do.
The Consumer Products and Retail sector is one of our largest and most successful industry sectors with ambition to continue to grow dramatically over the next few years. We are seeking to build a tightly connected and experienced community and sector team to bring impactful insights and solutions to our clients.
An overview of the role:
In this role within our Consumer Products and Retail Distribution team, you will be responsible for developing senior and trusted relationships with both our existing client base and new clients. Using the extensive network both within Invent and the broader firm, you will interact directly with clients to share your vision for the digital future of the industry and develop compelling solutions to meet our client’s needs. You will also be part of a diverse and ambitious team that is growing rapidly and be part of fostering a supportive and energised team and community. In addition, you will take ownership and lead several focus accounts within our portfolio to both sell and deliver our next generation of consulting services.
Why this role?
As a Director in the Consumer Products and Retail sector, you will be responsible for building lasting relationships with existing and new clients, through demonstrating sector and sub sector experience. Bringing the best of Capgemini Invent to that client base and developing and delivering engagements to address the client’s needs.
You will be a central part of the sector team in envisioning and actioning our go to market strategy to support our ongoing growth ambitions and you will play a key role in expanding and developing our sector team and extended community.
As a Director in the business, you will 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:
- Building trusted client relationships both existing and new
- Demonstrate sector and sub sector experience and knowledge
- Be active and effective in both selling and delivering solutions to address our client’s business needs
- Support the financial growth of the sector
- Support the growth and expansion of our team and community.
You possess strong experience in selling and delivering in the consumer products and/or retail sector with a core capability of either the marketing and commercial aspects of these businesses or the operational manufacturing/supply chain aspects.
You will have a natural curiosity and desire to be ahead of the curve as you continue to develop your expertise and knowledge of the digital journey of our clients and a natural ambition to continually learn and develop your own skills in the space.
- Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions.
- Experience of proposition building and delivery.
- Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background.
- 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.
The solutions that we are developing with and for our clients are exciting and impactful and our client based represents some of the most recognised and respected names within the sector. Our offers and solutions are digitally advanced, faced paced, future facing and grounded in our values of sustainability and social impact. We really are defining the future of our own industry sector. We work seamlessly together across our capability teams and operate in a meritocracy based on capability not hierarchy. You will be free to make your role and your career what you want it to be.
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.
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.
Whilst you will have London 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.
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.