Senior Consultant – Asset & Operations, Operations Transformation, Energy Transition

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.

The Context:

The Energy and Utilities industry is continuing to experience unprecedented change. The impact of digital disruption is increasing across all parts of the energy value chain, and at the same time regulators are shifting to focus on consumer outcomes. We have an important role to play: The need to understand, design and implement change based on drivers including climate change, decarbonisation of the energy sector, energy storage, new economic models, and new technology are increasing, alongside our core capabilities of customer experience transformation, asset and operations transformation, cost reduction and operating model transformation.  

As a result, we are seeing a significant increase in demand for our teams who are already working with major utilities organisations. We have built a successful track record of delivering leading edge transformational digital change which is adopted and embedded into our utilities clients. Capgemini brings to bear vast utilities experience, a strong business improvement skillset, business change capability, an understanding of technology and a highly collaborative approach.

An overview of the role:

In this role, you will work with our Energy & Utilities clients to shape their journey, co-designing and supporting their transformation. We are looking for enthusiastic consultants experienced in the delivery of Operations Transformation to join our Utilities Sector Team and you will be part of the Asset & Operations team delivering successful end to end transformation programmes with our clients. 

Consultants in this role will be dynamic in their approach and able to manage operations transformation change with personality, precision and predictability to help realise measurable, positive business outcomes. You will focus on the transfer of capability and also contribute to the strategic direction of the Capgemini Invent Sector Transformation team, coaching and developing others as well as applying your skills in business development activities.

What you will bring:

You’ll bring experience in Operations Transformation Delivery ideally in the Energy Sector or other regulated industries such as Water, Retail, Infrastructure and Telecommunications.  You may already be a consultant or you may be working within a Utilities company, a regulator or Infrastructure organisation. You must have strong problem solving and analytical skills, strong communication skills, a collaborative attitude and experience in project and programme management.

In addition, you’ll have the following specific experience and personal attributes gained within the Energy Utilities sector.
•    Proven business success – at least three to six years of demonstrated consulting success defined by clear, measurable business outcomes achieved. 
•    Analysis and problem solving – the ability to shape and solve problems using both qualitative and quantitative, data-driven approaches to derive meaningful insights that add value for our clients  
•    A strategic thinker who can demonstrate experience of developing business operating models – an understanding of the link between strategy, business models and operating models, and the challenges in moving from invention to implementation with flexibility and agility, with applied experience pertaining to organisation-level operating and business models. 
•    Strategy and/or operating model delivery experience – experience designing and delivering a strategic transformation project   
•    Excellent presentation and articulation skills – outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex problems, quantitative analysis and solutions in a way they can be quickly understood. 
•    Business relationship building – demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships including senior executive level  
•    Sector knowledge – an understanding of the current trends and issues in the Energy & Utilities sector and broader ecosystem, and their impact on organisations and society including the anticipated shift in RIIO-2 capability requirements of the UK Utilities industry. 
•    Learning and coaching – the desire to continue developing and to develop those around, both for clients and your Capgemini Invent employees.  
•    Experience of managing or working on large complex programmes and delivering digital transformation services / projects.
•    Ability to apply knowledge in the following areas:
•    Energy Distribution, Transmission, and Retail market knowledge; including understanding of their Operations, Capital delivery, Customer Services, and Back Office
•    The future of energy, including the journey to net zero, the changing energy mix in the UK, and the way industry players are responding to it
•    Deployment of Digital Transformation solutions and services
•    Supporting capabilities for the Energy Sector including Asset Management, Workforce Management, Business Strategy, Business Planning.
•    Supporting technologies for Energy, including Scada, Telemetry, Big Data, Cloud, Metering systems, CRM, and Billing.
•    Emerging trends in Energy such as IoT, mobile applications, automation, energy management, digital twin, Smart grid/devices, AI/ML, and BIM
•    Operationalising solutions, for example transitioning factory models for RPA, energy and mobile Apps into operations, integrating advanced analytics into operational business as usual etc.
 

Personal attributes:

Personal attributes:
•    You will be highly motivated, a self-starter, bringing a proactive, can-do attitude to project delivery, capable of working independently as well as in teams in a sometimes demanding project environment.  
•    You will have the knowledge and ability to credibly engage effectively with a range of utilities project staff up to a senior level.
•    You will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, providing direction and helping others to develop.  
•    You will be able to anticipate and adjust positively to situations with clients that involve changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity.
•    You will have excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to listen to understand the client situation and the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently on potentially complex issues.
•    Ability to work within an integrated team environment in a fast paced, pressurised client environment.
•    You’ll have a track record of successful operations transformation delivery within large scale projects or programmes working alongside other parties.

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. 

WHY JOIN US? What makes Capgemini Invent unique?

You’ll be free to make your role and your career what you want it to be.  Proactivity and ambition flourish at Capgemini Consulting. 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.

Whilst you will have a UK 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 fixed salary, and in addition for Senior Consultant and above, you will receive variable compensation dependent on company and personal performance.  We also offer flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances.

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.

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/

Diversity:

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.

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746721

Posted on:

April 8, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time

Location:

Any UK Base