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Senior Management Consultant - Microsoft Cloud Technology Leader



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.

Get The Future You Want

Our Cloud Transformation Advisory Services enables our clients to transform their business and unlock the value of cloud. We provide value-centric cloud advisory services with sector-specific expertise. Our deep skills in cloud strategy, orchestration, operating models, and cloud economics complimented by global resources help guide clients in their cloud journey and deliver business results. Our cloud advisory capability is part of the wider Enterprise Transformation capability and works closely with other Invent capabilities.

Our client engagements will give you the opportunity to work with our leadership and experienced consulting management, where you can learn from them, challenge them, and accelerate your hands-on experience, delivery capability and industry insights. We provide a host of opportunities for learning and certification through internal and partner led programmes from AWS, Google and Microsoft and we hold monthly showcases of our initiatives, sharing knowledge and showing off how the power of technology is impacting our clients.

See what it’s like to work at Capgemini Invent, visit our Glassdoor page

An Overview of the Role

This is a high impact role in the Cloud Advisory capability unit contributing to our leadership in cloud transformation on Microsoft cloud technologies across our clients in different industry sectors.

As a Senior Manager (Microsoft Cloud) you will be –

  • Responsible for providing technology leader on Microsoft cloud technologies to our clients across industry sectors and help navigate their cloud transformation on Microsoft Cloud.
  • Bringing a strong technology focus in the client’s transformation to Microsoft cloud across the end-to-end journey from data centre exit planning, migration strategy, setting up CoEs, operating model transformation, landing zone designs and robust target state architecture including infrastructure, business, application, data, security, integration and platform.
  • Establishing long-term relationships with CxOs of our clients, using your technical and professional credibility to act as trusted advisor to them on their strategic direction, growth, and investment in the Microsoft cloud technologies.
  • Providing guidance to our clients advising and influencing them on technology trends and opportunities including Gen AI, security, resilience, sustainability, industry clouds etc.
  • Required to work and communicate with all levels of an organisation to collaboratively innovate, design, and implement transformations.
  • Bringing an acute sense of market trends and the challenges facing our clients, to deliver lasting and sustainable organisation transformations.
  • Contributing to the growth and success of a top-tier consulting practice.
  • Contributing to our market offers, knowledge and the overall strategic goals of the practice.
  • Responsible for delivery and leadership, you’ll be responsible for consulting sales in excess of £1m per annum.

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.

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.

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You’ll bring experience in transforming business through technology and transforming the way clients operate. Comfortable at working in a technology-driven environment, you will bring proven skills and experience in the following:

  • Experience in cloud strategy and implementation for large and mid-size organisations on Microsoft Azure and other Microsoft cloud technologies
  • Broad knowledge across all areas of Microsoft cloud including Azure, security, Data & AI, Power Platform and Office 365.
  • Experience in developing cloud adoption strategy and roadmaps for clients on Azure with deep understanding of Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework
  • Experience in large scale migration to Azure including landing zone build, discovery & assessment, intake planning, migration execution and post-migration activities
  • Experience of working with Microsoft alliance & partner teams, partner architects and customer success teams
  • Experience in proactively selling the business value of Azure and other Microsoft services to client executives
  • Experience in developing thought leadership, go to market offerings and innovation business solutions that help clients to realise value from Microsoft products and services
  • Experience in architecture, design, and deployment of Azure & hybrid solutions
  • Experience in leading and conducting architecture reviews, resiliency reviews and technical optimisation.
  • Experience across expertise across key workloads including Compute, Security, Networking, Storage, AVS, AVD, Linux, and other Azure Infrastructure services.
  • Understanding of industry clouds provided by Microsoft in one or more industry domains.
  • Understanding of Azure security models, DevSecOps and Azure cloud operations

In addition to the capabilities mentioned above, we are looking for an additional set of experiences from candidates seeking to apply to Senior Manager level:

  • Evidence of having successfully delivered and led advisory engagements, making use of the entire Microsoft suite to drive positive outcomes and developing opportunities to deliver follow-on work
  • Evidence of leading successful large-scale, complex transformation delivery engagements in alignment to a client’s strategic objectives
  • Evidence of managing teams, including multiple workstreams in complex delivery environments
  • The ability to build and maintain trusted relationships with senior client stakeholders
  • Experience in leading and supporting sales efforts, as well as shaping deal and engagement commercials
  • Evidence of achieving sales targets of at least £500k per annum
  • Evidence of practice development, team building and developing more junior colleagues
  • Proven ability to be successful in a matrixed organisation, and to enlist support and commitment from peers in selling and delivering consulting solutions.
  • Being comfortable in a client-facing role, with previously consulting or advisory experience.

Why Capgemini is Unique

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you 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 our you discover unexpected answers together.


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.

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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