Vice President – Telco

The Telco and Media industries are undergoing major change, massive opportunities from the likes of IoT and 5G that present the opportunity for truly new business models in conjunction with huge internal cost pressures and workforce transformation. This in addition to the same digital transformation imperatives facing all industries. Leveraging Capgemini’s strong network of clients, talent and assets, Capgemini Invent is ideally positioned to help our clients re-invent their business models, deliver digital transformation and increase their competitiveness. With deep industry specialism in Telco, combined with end business understanding, technology skills, and a highly collaborative working style, you will help shape our Telco Industry within the Telco, Media, Technology and Services market unit by driving new business and expanding existing business.


Capgemini Invent is hiring a Vice President for Telco. This role will be fundamental in driving forward the digital agenda for our clients and their customers and we are seeking to hire a proven leader to set a visionary direction, maximise the market opportunity, drive the development of the team and deliver for our clients.

What you’ll do:
  • You’ll help drive our strategy, shape our offers, develop our capability within the TMTS market unit focusing on Telco and lead sales and delivery work with new and existing clients.
  • Build Capgemini Invent and personal eminence in the marketplace through thought leadership and speaking publicly.
  • Business development – utilising a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships and your own network to generate Consulting revenue of circa £4m.
  • As well as defining the target shape and composition of the Telco team and recruiting consultants, you’ll be mentoring other members of the team to ensure their effective development.
  • Engaging with existing and potential clients – developing relationships with senior members of the Telco industry and associated eco-system.
  • Drive consulting and technology offerings to new and existing clients, ensuring offerings are relevant and timely.
  • Ensuring effective delivery and timely completion of projects in alignment with commercial goals.


Externally in the market, you’ll bring the presence and gravitas to initiate, manage and maintain board / senior management relationships.  To understand and scope out their challenges and potential solutions and to both sell & deliver top-tier consulting and technology enabled business transformation work.   

What you’ll bring:

You’ll bring deep UK consulting Telco passion and expertise. We are looking for someone who is passionate about building strong and enduring client relationships and support our clients to design, deliver and optimise their businesses while innovating for the future.


To be successful you’ll have strong consulting skills from a large strategy house and the ability to overcome internal barriers through the use of drive, determination and influencing skills. You’ll have a natural ability to work in mixed teams of colleagues and senior executives and possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.


You’ll enjoy working collaboratively and cross-functionally while building and managing a team, providing direction and helping others to develop. You’ll demonstrate consulting professionalism and flexibility – you’ll be able to adjust positively to situations that involve changing tasks and/or location, shifting priorities or ambiguity. In fact, you’ll thrive in this environment.  You’ll combine the commitment to own and deliver outstanding work with the gravitas to engage effectively with C-level / CXOs on a peer to peer basis.

Who you’ll be working with:

As the digital innovation, consulting and transformation business of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent helps CxOs envision and build what’s next for their organizations. We’re located in more than 30 offices and 10 creative studios around the world, and our 6,000+ strong team combines strategy, technology, data science and creative design with deep industry expertise and insights, to develop new digital solutions and business models of the future.


At Capgemini Invent, we believe transformation begins with invention and ends with results.  This inventive thinking helps clients unlock new opportunities and create what’s next for their organisations.  Ideation and prototyping are key, but so too is helping our clients to scale and industrialise new solutions. The fourth industrial revolution is forcing businesses to rethink their strategy, business model and offerings to their culture – and everything in between.  While emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain continue to evolve, many organisations are still in the dark as to how and where they might be integrated.  Capgemini Invent help our clients address these challenges by designing and creating advanced, real-world digital solutions and the business models of the future, resulting in new value creation and driving their growth. 

Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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



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 fixed salary and variable compensation.  We also offer flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances.


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.




Posted on:

August 4, 2020

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Contract type:

Permanent Full Time