Project Lead



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Project Lead

Position Description
At CGI we have an approach to development and maintenance that extends beyond technology and cost reduction. CGI is looking for a talented Project Lead experienced both in development and operations and maintenance (O&M) support for a small project with one of CGI?s Federal customers.The technical team supporting the US Marine Corp is working to maximize the value and effectiveness of mission critical applications. We are the team accountable for running the operation and development of applications that support case management procedures, credential applications, biometric identification and credential management. We make and maintain tools that improve the efficiency of Marine Corps analytics solutions.

Depending upon availability, this position may be staffed in Manassas, VA, Albany, GA, and/or Lafayette, LA. Your future duties and responsibilities
The Project Lead directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the technical direction of the project through the design, implementation and testing in accordance with project objectives. The Project Lead will manage substantial project/technical support operations involving personnel at diverse locations. Shall have demonstrated organizational skills, information technology expertise and communications skills to be able to interface with all levels of management.
The Project Lead is responsible for the overall management of the specific task order(s) and ensures that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in a timely manner.
? Conduct project meetings and maintain consistent status reports on delivery progress
? Supervise CGI personnel and subcontractors working on the project
? Identify, track and resolve issues related to schedule, cost and/or technical risk
? Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues.
? Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis.
? Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk.
? Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required.
? Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and lessons learned for future projects
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
? Self-directed and able to work well independently
? Attention to detail, and strong communication, negotiation, client facing and client relationship building skills
? Excellent oral, written and documentation skills
? Experience mentoring and directing activities of less experienced team members
? Ability to lead discussions and facilitate meetings with the customer and senior leadership
? Advanced Experience with Microsoft Office Tools such as Word, Excel, SharePoint, Visio, and Project
? Strong problem solving and resolution skills.
? Adaptability to fast paced, evolving environment
? Familiarity with Software and Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
? CMMI Level 3 and Lean Six Sigma Best Practices
? Project Management Professional (PMP)

A minimum of 3-5 years directly related experience and a Bachelor?s Degree.
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 65,000 professionals located in 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.

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.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.

  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Project Management

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