Director – Retail & Commercial Banking

Who you’ll be working with:

At Capgemini Invent we ideate and bring to life what’s next for our clients. By combining strategy, technology, data science and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we work with our clients to solve their most complex business and technology challenges. Located in more than 30 offices and 10 creative studios around the world, we have a 6,000+ strong team.


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.


Capgemini: A global Financial Services powerhouse

Through its longstanding client relationships and its strong convictions about intelligent business practices, Capgemini Invent has developed an expertise that is renowned in the financial services industry.  We work with local and international “champions” of the financial services industry, accompanying them in the conception and realization of their transformational strategies. We offer our clients our know-how, competencies, and deep comprehension of markets to help them carry out efficient transformations.


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An overview of the role:

<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>As a Director you will be responsible for new business / sell on consulting opportunities in excess of £2m per annum. You will play a leadership role in our wider business, helping set the direction, driving forward the business, model our values and behaviours, and coach and develop junior members of the team.


<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>The work:

<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>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.


<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Collaboration and Innovation:

We really believe in creating a partnership with out 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.

We work with some of the largest banks in the world on a variety of transformation engagements, and are engage with the banking C-Suite in shaping and delivering new operating models.  Capgemini Invent is growing and is seeking to hire a Principal for the Banking team, who will develop our FS relationships and be responsible for leading key transformation programmes for clients.

Why this role?

<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>We work with some of the largest banks in the world on a variety of transformation engagements and engage with the banking C-Suite in shaping and delivering new operating models.  Capgemini Invent is growing and is seeking to hire a Director for the Banking team, who will develop our FS relationships and be responsible for leading key transformation programmes for clients.


  • Working as part of the Capgemini Invent Digital leadership team within our business, to ensure the coherence of all of our offerings in this arena.
  • Inspiring Banking clients on how to take advantage of the opportunities provided by Digital, helping grow their operating models while leveraging  leading, integrated digital approaches and techniques
  • Helping clients to optimise banking ‘front office’ capabilities – customer and marketing performance through the implementation (people, process and technology) of advanced marketing capabilities (e.g. Social, Mobile, Analytics, CRM). 
  • Helping clients to understand how to develop their ‘middle and back office’ capabilities and end to end operating models, by deploying new digital technologies and innovation.


Why you?

You will likely be a leader within a recognised consultancy focused on delivering digital banking advisory and transformation services.  In addition, you may have been a senior member of a Marketing team within a Bank. Intellectually capable of developing and holding peer level relationships at all levels of the client’s company.


<span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Specifically you will bring:

  • <span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Strong management consulting experience with proven success in Retail & Commercial Banking.
  • <span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Good existing relationships with Senior Executives of  major banks operating in the UK, in particular in the areas responsible for digital strategy, innovation and delivery at various client organisations.
  • <span style=”font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif”><span style=”font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif”>Experience of defining a digital vision and shaping the digital solutions that deliver a bank’s vision, integrated across channels.
  • A deep understanding of end-to-end customer needs, journeys and behaviours and how these are changing (external and internal customer of a bank).
  • Experience in Agile design and delivery of Digital and/or IT Solutions and onshore/offshore delivery models would be considered favourably.
  • Ability to generate digital enhanced, innovative ideas and conceptual frameworks to help solve problems and drive out insightful recommendations.
  • Experience and evidence of thought leadership and a market recognised reputation in the market. You will have a forward-thinking view of the opportunity for enhanced digital capabilities in the banking operating model and how they add business value.


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.


Work/Life Harmony:

We understand that everyone has varied lives and we want you to have a great work-life balance.  So, where possible, our Work Life Harmony policy will help you to work flexibly and juggle your work and home life.



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.


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Posted on:

February 14, 2019

Experience level:


Contract type:

Permanent Full Time




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