Senior Project Manager

CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc

May 04, 2015

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in more than 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.


Job Summary: 

This is a great opportunity to become part of the CGI team in Victoria providing leading IT services to our clients. We are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager who has managed small to large scale application management and development projects in a complex environment. Strong experience with PMBOK aligned Project Management Methodologies is necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

As a CGI Project Manager you will be leading projects on multi-tier, multi-stakeholder engagements. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating the definition of clear and attainable project objectives, and assisting in the preparation of proposals in conjunction with sales and delivery as required;
  • Developing detailed statements of work, estimates and work schedules;
  • Ensuring the effective delivery of project activities, within approved scope, schedule and budget, while ensuring client satisfaction;
  • Managing the financials and budget to ensure expected project margin / profitability is met;
  • Continually seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships, including promoting client collaboration on the resolution of any disputes or issues that arise during the project;
  • Maintaining the healthy management of your project by mitigating risks and defining resolution plans for addressing issues;
  • Mentoring team members and junior Project Managers

Key Qualifications:

  • Ability to build consensus in multi-stakeholder projects, and drive complex projects to successful completion on time, on budget, and with the expected level of quality;
  • Ability to recognize and understand client business issues and guide solutions towards addressing the business issues;
  • Strong verbal, written, facilitation and presentation communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills; detail and deadline oriented;
  • Able to work effectively with all levels of staff (junior to senior executive);
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated success in negotiation skills;
  • PMP certified would be an asset;
  • Experience using Earned Value project management techniques;
  • A minimum of 8 years IT related experience;
  • Ability to work under pressure with multiple priorities;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills;
  • Project Management experience in government sector would be an asset

Key Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience as a project manager successfully leading full life-cycle delivery of IT solutions
  • Managed projects:
  • $250k to $3 Million in revenue / budget
  • Team size of 5 to 10+ members
  • Applied experience with structured project management principles, practices and methodologies
How To Apply: 

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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