Deputy Project Manager

Fairfax, VA

Deputy Project Manager

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0324-0699

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Deputy Project Manager to support the Project Manager in coordinating project activities, managing resources, and ensuring timely completion within budget. You'll also assist in stakeholder communication, risk mitigation, and fostering a productive team environment.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Assists the Project Manager in the execution of project tasks.

• Cultivates a strategic partnership with the Director to support project objectives.

• Provides timely updates to the Director regarding significant issues.

• Supervises the development of project schedules to ensure timely completion of tasks.

• Collaborates with the Project Manager to implement strategic guidance and vision for the project team.

• Facilitates program integration among task areas and technical teams.

• Supports the implementation of innovative processes to enhance project planning, organization, and performance monitoring.

• Ensures compliance with project requirements related to cost, schedule, quality, and performance.

• Analyzes deviations from the project plan, initiates corrective actions, and forecasts potential impacts on project deliverables.

• Promotes effective teamwork, communication, and collaboration among diverse groups with competing priorities.

• Assists the Project Manager in staffing activities, including forecasting staff needs.

• Participates in evaluating staff performance, career development, and appraisal processes.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• MBA or MS/MA degree in Management, Administration, Information Technology, or a related field.

• PMP certification is preferred.

• At least twelve (12) years of professional experience supporting complex IT projects, with a minimum of three (3) years in supervisory roles managing diverse project teams.

• Strong technical background, including familiarity with systems design, cybersecurity, software development, and web technologies.

• Exceptional interpersonal skills for client-facing and internal communications.

• Strong organizational abilities with a focus on attention to detail and multitasking.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $140,000 - $170,000





What you can expect from us:

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You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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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.