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Vice President - Consumer Products & Digital

Who you’ll be working with

Capgemini Invent is the global strategy and transformation consulting organisation of the Capgemini Group, specialising in advising and supporting enterprises in significant transformation, from innovative strategy to execution and with an unstinting focus on results. With the new digital economy creating significant disruptions and opportunities, our global team of over 3,600 talented individuals work with leading companies and governments to master Digital Transformation, drawing on our understanding of the digital economy and our leadership in business transformation and organisational change.

The focus of your role

Capgemini Invent delivers innovative customer-centric experiences and insight-led business excellence for our global clients.  Our Customer Engagement team is growing.   We are looking to hire a senior individual at the Vice President and/or Principal level who combines Consumer Products expertise and consulting skills to help our clients tailor and adapt their experience to the wants and needs of their customers through digital technology innovation and land real transformation.


You’ll define, design and deliver marketing, customer service and commerce capabilities that deliver industry-leading customer experiences. You’ll help CPG organisations seize new opportunities and realise value quicker by trying new things, testing-and-learning, not being afraid to fail (quickly) and critically being able to rapidly scale and integrate successes for true competitive advantage. You’ll be involved in innovating, designing and delivering organisational change across marketing, sales and eCommerce teams at CPG clients who are undergoing a radical shift into Digital requiring new technologies and ways of working.

What you’ll do

You will inspire clients on how to optimise their engagement strategies with consumers across all touch-points along the path to purchase. You will demonstrate a vision for the future of consumer engagement and how to meet the needs of the digital, connected consumer, you’ll help clients to develop propositions which will deliver this vision. You’ll use your understanding of how consumer data can be used to optimise all aspects of a CPG business including marketing, consumer engagement, innovation, e-tail and ecommerce as well as the operational processes which enable these


You’ll work at the leading edge of the industry acting as an advisor to tier one Consumer Products Companies helping them to deliver and embed digital capabilities, supporting processes, operating models, and governance. Finally, you will be working closely with technology delivery partners on behalf of our clients, bridging the gap between business and technology to delivery great, digitally-enabled consumer experiences.


You’ll work with and be part of our Global Consumer Products team to identify and shape opportunities in the marketplace, leveraging our global expertise and access the teams that will help you deliver outcomes for Capgemini Invent as well as our clients. In your role you will also support the global team to continue to develop thought leadership and assets that will help Capgemini establish a firm role in the industry.


Business development – utilising a combination of the organisation’s broader pre-existing relationships, company relationships and your own network, you’ll be generating c.£2m (at Directorlevel) or £4m (at VP level) of consulting revenues.

What you'll bring

Already a leader in your field, you’ll bring a passion for developing consumer engagement strategies, channel strategies, consumer journeys and multi-channel consumer experiences.  You will also bring experience of marketing technologies and marketing/campaign capabilities.  With deep CPG industry focus at a top tier consulting company (and Ideally a strong CPG industry background) you’ll bring an understanding of operations across marketing, sales, ecommerce departments with experience of defining digital strategies, consumer business models and consumer segmentation and research.


In addition, you’ll have experience in business consulting /project work in a top tier consumer products company, specifically in many of the following areas:

  • Consumer strategy development
  • Consumer journey development
  • Consumer Products operating model design and implementation
  • Business requirements & process mapping
  • Change management
  • Business case development
  • Delivery of digital technologies including core marketing technology


Personal attributes:

To be successful you’ll be highly motivated and versatile with the ability to adapt your skills, attitude and behaviours to work with ambiguity and in areas that are not part of your core skills. You’ll bring energy and passion to your work and be focused on outcomes at all levels in the client organisation.


You’ll need to be credible, with the gravitas to engage effectively with C-level / CXOs on a peer to peer basis.  You’ll enjoy managing a team, providing direction and helping others to develop.  In fact, you’ll thrive in this environment.   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.


You’ll be culturally sensitive to the different styles and demands that global organisations will pose and you will leverage your emotional intelligence to navigate complex global matrix organisations.


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, often spending time with our global clients outside the UK.


We offer a remuneration package which includes fixed salary, and variable compensation which will be dependent on company and personal performance.  We also offer excellent 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.

Ref:  167753
Posted on:  16-Oct-2020
Experience level:  Leadership
Contract Type:  Permanent Full Time

London, LND, GB

Department:  Consulting & Business Transformation

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