Management Consultant – Utilities, Operational Excellence

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Location

London

About Us

Capgemini Consulting 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.

Main Purpose of Role

Utilities in Power, Gas and Water across the UK are undergoing the greatest changes to their operating environment in their entire history driven by radical changes in for example technology, social behaviour and legislation. At the same time, regulators and increasingly customers are placing unprecedented requirements on utilities to deliver greater business performance and customer service, and at lower cost.

As a result we are seeing a significant increase in demand for our successful Utilities - Operational Excellence consultants who are already working with major power, gas and water utilities. We have built a successful track record of improving both utilities’ performance and customer experience through deployment of leading edge operational and digital practices delivering major cost efficiencies in the process. Our consultants bring to bear utilities experience, a strong business improvement skillset, an understanding of technology and a highly collaborative approach. We need more talented people like them to join our team.

Key Responsibilities

The primary role involves the delivery of leading edge operational excellence and sustained performance improvement in front line operational environments working collaboratively with staff of all levels from across the utility. You will provide the utilities-based expertise to support the development of innovative and pragmatic operational excellence solutions for retail and network management functions in the power, gas and water sectors. You will form part of an experienced and flexible project delivery team, helping clients to realise benefits and transform behaviours which will lead to improved efficiency, improved customer experience and improved business outcomes.

Skills and Experience

You’ll bring experience in utilities (ideally), other asset intensive regulated industries such as rail and aviation, or energy retail . You may already be a consultant or you may be working within a utility, similar company, energy retailer, or an engineering/technology vendor to utilities. You will have experience of asset management, network operations or retail operations. In addition, you’ll have the following specific experience and personal attributes:

Personal attributes:

To be successful:

• You will be intellectually strong, highly motivated, a self-starter, bringing a proactive, can-do attitude to project delivery, capable of working independently as well as in teams in our collaborative but sometimes demanding project environment.

• You will have the knowledge and gravitas to credibly engage effectively with a range of utilities staff up to a senior level on utilities specific subjects.

• You will enjoy working in a collaborative team environment, providing direction and helping others to develop. You may have personal team lead / management experience, but this is not essential.

• 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.

Experience:

We seek individuals who can demonstrate the following:

• Utilities sector experience is preferable but we welcome other relevant sector experience that utilities would benefit from

• Experience of delivering business change, operational excellence and/or sustained performance improvement

• Experience of solving business problems, designing business cases, delivering efficiency improvements and customer satisfaction

• Experience of delivering in teams and working with multiple and varied stakeholders at different seniority levels to deliver tangible positive outcomes

• An awareness of standard Operational Excellence techniques and approaches would be advantageous.

• Experience of digitally enabled business transformation would also be advantageous

Additional Information

WHY JOIN US? What makes Capgemini Consulting 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 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 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: www.uk.capgemini-consulting.com/

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