Project Manager



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

San Diego
United States

Project Manager

Position Description
The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall success of a project, including time and resource management, financial planning, scope management, issue and risk management, and project execution. The Project Manager plans, directs, and monitors the work produced by the team(s), to include planning and implementing appropriate quality assurance activities. He or she is responsible for managing the client relationships, including general, ongoing communications, negotiation of scope and schedule changes, key risks, issue resolution, and ongoing progress reporting. The Project Manager shapes client expectations, and manages contracts and scope related to the project. The Project Manager must have a broad knowledge of industry best practices, embodied in PMI?s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and be able to proactively identify potential project risks in order to advise and consult with clients on risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies. He or she must have a minimum of two (2) years of relevant project management experience. The Project Manager may also participate in pre-sale/ Business Development activities, and is expected to look for opportunities for follow-on work. Your future duties and responsibilities
CGI requires Project Managers to have the skills and experience to manage the entire lifecycle of a project, from inception through successful delivery and closeout. The project manager must be proficient in applying industry standard techniques and tools to perform the standard project management activities, based on experience in managing projects to deliver IT solutions. Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Undergraduate degree in Business, IT, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline required, Graduate Degree preferred. PMI certification desirable.

Experience and Skills:

? Two (2) years of relevant project management experience

? Solid project management skills related to project planning and control, scope management, issue and risk management, and quality management

? Ability to monitor progress and health of the project against the plans using industry standard techniques, such as Earned Value Management

? Experience negotiating contractual documents and maintaining changes to the terms and conditions of those documents, especially as it relates to project deliverables

? Demonstrated experience leading a project towards target financial goals, including setting and achieving DCM, payment schedules, holdbacks, travel costs, timely invoicing and customer payments. Experience with forecasting and variance analysis also required. Basic understanding of NPV analysis preferred

? Advanced written and verbal communication and presentation skills

? Communication skills, to include the ability to communicate effectively with customer and CGI stakeholders at all levels and work through tough issues with customers, CGI team members, and/or subcontractors, partners, or third party vendors

? Excellent leadership and team development skills (to include coaching and mentoring), with the ability to motivate and lead while adapting leadership style to a variety of situations

? Timely, decisive, and effective problem-solving skills

? Demonstrated mastery of consulting at the senior management and executive level

Additional Qualities:

? Behave in an ethical and professional manner

? Handle the pressures of simultaneous tasks, issues, problems, and ambiguity

? Be flexible as to behavior or work methods in response to changes or new obstacles on a project

Other Requirements:

Travel: Ability to travel 15%
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.

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