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. Your future duties and responsibilities
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. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
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.

? Three (3) 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

? 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

Travel: Ability to travel 15%

Education: Undergraduate degree in Business, IT, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline required, Graduate Degree preferred. PMP certification required.

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