Who you’ll be working with:
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.
An overview of the role:
This is an opportunity to join an exciting and fast-growing Agile transformation team that is spearheading Agile and Scaled Agile transformations across a number of our strategic clients. This team has helped organisations improve their ability to deliver iterative change at the pace they need to succeed. The team consists of consultants who specialise in operating model design, culture change, Agile tooling, training and coaching to blend the right Agile, Lean, Design Thinking, DevOps and Kanban practices to address organisations’ business objectives.
We take our clients on a journey from strategy through to execution that enables them to:
• Develop an Agile culture to improve business outcomes
• Create lean-Agile, market-leading operating models
• Embrace and drive significant value from new technologies
• Deliver digital solutions reliably at scale, cheaper and faster
We are looking for talented candidates to join our Agile transformation team, to help us support our clients in planning and embracing the shift to Agile ways of working, and to contribute to developing our Agile transformation market propositions.
What you’ll do:
· As a Consultant: lead a stream of work and produce high quality deliverables, providing key input to shape the strategic direction and support the design of propositions. Running workshops with client leadership teams, coaching teams around Agile ways of working, and leading Agile ceremonies for large client teams. Consultants will also support wider digital transformation initiatives within the client landscape.
For more senior Agile practitioners, with 3+ years of relevant experience, please apply via the “Management Consultant – Agile Coaching and Transformation – Senior / Experienced Practitioner” role.
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. We help some of the largest and most complex organisations as well as start-ups wanting to scale at pace.
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.
You’ll bring experience working with organisations to embed Agile ways of working, practices and techniques to transforming the way clients operate. Confident at working in a technology-driven environment (but not necessarily from an IT background or an expert in IT), you will bring proven skills and experience in coaching and leading teams to design and implement Agile and/or Scaled Agile practices in large organisations. You will have acted as an Agile Coach or worked on delivering Agile transformation initiatives, with a passion for innovative thinking and an ability to drive change and to fully understand what is required to undertake a successful Agile Transformation. You will have passion for advising organisations on how to develop and embed Agile practices and mindset.
Ideally, you will have experience within one or more of Financial Services, Government, Utilities, Consumer Products, Retail, Manufacturing, Life Sciences, Telecommunication or Media.
You will bring some or all of the below:
• Experience coaching and/or leading Agile teams as a Scrum Master or Agile Coach
• Hands-on experience, supporting introducing and embedding scaled Agile practices, such as Scrum of Scrums and PI Planning
• Experience of assessing Agile maturity and recommending improvements
• An ability to oversee a workstreams within an Agile transformation, e.g. managing transformation backlog creation, refinement and prioritisation with well-defined acceptance criteria
• Some knowledge of how to scale Agile practices and manage the cultural, governance, environmental and organisational changes involved in accelerating Agile adoption
• A proven coaching, and training skillset in Agile delivery and Agile rollout, being able to show a Lean-Agile mindset and customer centricity
• Experience of working with business and IT teams in shaping and undertaking Agile transformation initiatives; creating Agile transformation Blueprints and Roadmaps, while linking technology to business outcomes
• Basic understanding of the key principles of DevOps and how it supports the flow of value through the end-to-end delivery pipeline
• One or more industry certifications in Lean-Agile transformation would be preferable, across Scrum, SAFe, DAD, LeSS or Agile Coaching (ICAgile)
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:
• Show how single minds make for better teams: Work alongside fierce intellects who love to collaborate.
• 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.
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. Specifically for Agile, we will provide you the opportunity to upskill in scaled Agile and other Agile related training and certifications. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaines (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.
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 an 8th 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.
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.
More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/