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Connected Products and Services - Senior Management Consultant

Capgemini

Capgemini

United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.

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 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-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, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion

Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability. An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable). We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success. When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.


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An Overview of The Role

By 2025 there will be 75 billion connected smart devices globally as a result of technology advancement, changing consumer expectations and emerging new business models. These devices will range significantly in form and function but will each fundamentally contain compute, connectivity and software. In the most simple of cases, there will be IoT sensors, providing single purpose insight of asset condition while at the other extreme we will be ideating, developing, operating and commercialising our clients most advanced intelligent and autonomous products & systems such as Autonomous Transportation, Medical Diagnostic Equipment, Industrial Machines, Consumer Products or Clean Energy solutions. As a result, you will be exposed to the very latest technologies and trends enabling this industry shift, such as: Silicon Engineering, Advanced Communication standards, Data Analytics & Insights, Artificial Intelligence. Cloud & Edge architectures, Advance User Interface design, Decarbonised and Circular Product Design, among others.

Intelligent Products & Services (“Connected World") is a New Strategic Global Offer (NSO) within Capgemini serving the needs of clients who are pivoting their product, organisation and business model to access new value pools realised as a result of designing, developing or deploying intelligent physical products & systems.

Capgemini Invent is focused on realising client value through the application of high value strategy, consulting, design & development services. In the case of Intelligent Products & Services, we are focused on driving client value through the expansion of the following core capabilities:

  • Business Strategy & Business Models
  • Organisational Transformation
  • Intelligent Product & Service Design & Development
  • Breakthrough Technology Advisory
  • Intelligent Support Services
  • IIoT Industry Solutions.

Although Intelligent Products & Services is applicable across every industry sector, our business priorities for the next 3 years extend to the following:

  • Automotive / Aerospace / Defence / Industrial / Automotive
  • Consumer Products
  • Semiconductor / High-Tech
  • Energy / Utilities / Green Tech
  • Life Sciences / MedTech / Health / Consumer Healthcare
  • Telecoms / Transportation

The Work

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

Why This Role

We are looking for a Senior Manager to join this new dynamic team.

As a Senior Management Consultant, you’ll 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 could include all or some of the following:

  • Define or contribute to the growth strategy for Intelligent Products & Services for your aligned Sector (Industry) or capability
  • Understand intimately the market needs and creating offerings that have clear repeatable, sustainable value to our clients
  • Work with the Sector Unit teams to develop and execute targeted business development campaigns to grow a pipeline of business aligned to your area of responsibility
  • Collaborate across all relevant business units in Capgemini to always bring the best to every client situation
  • Identify investment areas for consulting, hard or soft assets that enable us to create differentiated value and be seen as the driver of innovation to our customers business
  • Grow and lead your teams responsibly according to business demand while creating a high performing, yet trusted, supportive collaborate environment that attracts and retains the best people
  • Lead by example and deliver what you sell, create a culture of delivery excellence, and have fun while you are doing it
  • Consider Sustainability in all of your business activities, from the way we do business through to how our services help clients achieve their environmental objectives
  • Be opinionated yet respectful, be recognised internally and externally as an expert in your field, create compelling thought leadership to teach, inspire and become the team people seek out to work with

As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories:

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events.
  • Internal Contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development.
  • Learning & Development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc.

We'd Love to Meet Someone With

  • Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or in industry but having a Consulting background Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions.
  • Proven background in one or more of our priority industries with a clear understanding of how intelligent, connected products bring value to each industry either today or in the future
  • Has a futurist mindset and has an active interest in emerging technology and market trends
  • Deep understanding of current industry and client challenges with the ability to clearly articulate business and technology solutions to address these
  • Has a technical background, ideally through a combination of Software, Telecoms, Mechanical or Hardware engineering, paired with sufficient commercial acumen to bridge the divide
  • Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering solutions.
  • Experience of proposition building and delivery.
  • Currently working in a major Consulting firm, and/or have an Industry background in a priority sector
  • Utilising a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships, company relationships and your own network to lead business development to generate and support c.£1m of consulting revenues
  • Well networked to client stakeholders within the industry

Why Capgemini Is Unique

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out of our way to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring your whole self to work.

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

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.

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.

CSR

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 the 10th 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.

More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/about-us/who-we-are/our-brands/capgemini-invent/

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.