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Senior Project Manager

Job ID35-86-5C-9F-42-15
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2023-04-06
Posted Until2023-10-03
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryInformation Technology
Senior Project Manager

Position Description
Ready to join an outstanding culture that cares about diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility and gives the freedom to innovate, influence decisions, and chart an exciting career?
CGI is more than just an IT company. Be part of a team that supports the local community with the ability to draw on global best-in-class talent! Benefits include a share purchase program, profit sharing, wellness credits, training and development programs, and flexible work schedules and locations.
This is an exciting career opportunity to become a Member of CGI where you can play a pivotal role in overseeing the delivery of leading industry solutions as part of our global delivery model to our clients.
We are seeking a Senior Project Manager who has demonstrated ability to lead large-scale programs which include development and implementation projects in complex environments. Extensive knowledge with PMBOK aligned Project Management Methodologies is vital. Experience with Waterfall, Lean, Agile, or Iterative methodologies is desirable.

Your future duties and responsibilities
- Use your first-hand experience in program management to align the associated activities to transition workflows over to CGI while running training programs for your client
- Oversea organizational change activities that align with the target operational model
- Plan, coordinate, lead/oversee and communicate the activities to ensure that project objectives are met
Ensure good management of activities, quality results and implementation of CGI quality processes
- Manage the project or scrum teams associated with the initiative, providing guidance and oversight, connecting and collaborating with team leads and Scrum Masters as appropriate
- Complete various activities to deliver projects using MS tools to coordinate project plans, work plans, risk logs, communications plan, issue logs and resolution as well as manage Statements of Work and associated Change Requests for high profile client work
- Balance the management of projects by mitigating risks and defining resolution plans for addressing issues, proactively managing risks and issues
- Deliver expected project margin/profitability
- Obtain engagement and approvals by all players: clients, team members and vendors
- Effective client relationship management, ability to deal with partners at all levels of the organization, including client executives with professionalism and discernment
- Obtain, validate and understand the cost models and project profit margins for all assigned projects
- Define functional structure of the project; prepare work plans for planning and scheduling of required resources
- Ensure projects are auditable and audit ready, adhere to CGI policy and contractual requirements

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Essential Qualifications
- 8+ years of Project Management experience within IT
- Proven experience working with multiple clients on IT project-based initiatives.
- Excellent skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and growing transparency
- Superb communication and presentation skills in providing pertinent and detailed information to clients and delivery / operational teams

Desired Qualifications
- Demonstrated experience coordinating and facilitating information sessions, working sessions, and Steering Committees
- Familiarity with the retail, manufacturing and peripheral sectors

Education and Certification
- Bachelor in Computer Science, Masters in Project Management or equivalent
- Certified Project Manager (PMP) certification

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today - one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI - where your ideas and actions make a difference.
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