CGI Veterans Jobs

Job Information

CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Senior Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Senior Project Manager

  • Create your Profile | Sign in

  • Activate Career Alerts

Share this

Find similar career opportunities

Senior Project Manager

Category: Leadership and Management Roles

City: Houston, Texas, US United States

Position ID: J1121-2526

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world as a member of a growing team implementing software solutions to the utility industry. If you enjoy travel, interacting with clients, and are motivated by client success, your opportunity awaits.

As a project manager, you will work with project teams and drive project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring/controlling, and closure. You will manage multiple projects across different platforms; lead strategic direction; and collaborate with a cross-discipline team of developers, management, and customers to design innovative solutions for our clients. The role is a significant position that involves working with customers and other stakeholders by developing and implementing solutions in a complex, highly dynamic environment.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic team in the utilities space dedicated to helping our clients design and implement solutions that meet their needs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will help our clients by identifying, specifying and analyzing requirements and processes, managing progress throughout the design, test and implementation process. Your ability to create innovative solutions will contribute to the success of our projects and the satisfaction of our clients.

The winning candidate will:

• Be responsible for client satisfaction

• Manage projects on schedule and on budget

• Be responsible for all project oversight, including planning, directing and managing development resources and testing activities.

• Take initiative to coach, mentor, and orient co-workers and actively support team-based developments

• Drive the on-time delivery of complete scope while actively managing change requests and setting customer expectations

• Manage information for executive stakeholders.

• Supervise staff with design, analysis, test planning, project work plans and estimates

• Ensure all solutions are delivered in accordance with CGI standards and methodologies

• Stay abreast of industry developments

• Provide the highest quality services possible to all external and internal clients

• Assist with project estimation and System Requirements Specifications

• Lead risk management activities including Identifying, mitigating and escalating risks

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a dynamic team environment

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Strong Delivery PM with proven ability to develop/manage resources (some virtual), risks, deliverables, presentations, quality, etc.

• Successful track record managing initiatives of various sizes and value

• Ability to develop/conduct status meetings/presentations w/project stakeholders and management.

• Excellent communication and written skills, ability to dynamically manage change.

• Familiar with any one of these tools: MS Office, SharePoint, MS Project, MSPS

• Ability to travel and work from client sites as necessary

• Ability to work cooperatively with other PMs in a shared environment.

• Understands budgeting and the importance of financial management of the project.

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

• Ability to travel up to 75% of the time to work at client sites

• 7-10 years of experience, preferably in the utility sector

• Hands-on experience with large financial or operational systems

• Ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients at all levels of the client organization

• Strong written and oral communication skills, good presentation skills

• Ability to work independently, establish priorities, meet deadlines

• PMP certification or Agile certification

• Self-motivated team player with a positive attitude and good work ethic is essential to success

• Previous experience in project based work is a must

• Familiarization with both waterfall and Agile

• Ability to work with and manage, clients, their vendors amp; 3rd party suppliers.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

Working in IT or DEV project

Utility Industry Knowledge

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $90,000-$130,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

Skills:

  • Project Management

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Word

  • Utilities

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at USEmploymentCompliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned .

We make it easy to translate military experience and skills! Click here to be directed to our site that is dedicated to veterans and transitioning service members.

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 dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records are welcome to apply.

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.

DirectEmployers