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CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Onshore Delivery Center Lead - Knoxville in Knoxville, Tennessee

Onshore Delivery Center Lead - Knoxville

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Onshore Delivery Center Lead - Knoxville

Category: Leadership and Management Roles

City: Knoxville, Tennessee, US United States

Position ID: J0421-1811

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Role Expectations for Metro/Center Leadership

The center lead will live in the Knoxville community and be responsible for the following areas.

• CGI Growth/Business Development Results: Responsible for supporting all aspects of the Business Development life cycle in partnership with CGI account teams. This includes all aspects of solution definition and formulation (e.g. strategy, win themes, value proposition definition, talent acquisition strategy, technology components, and pricing). Leverage all aspects of Knoxville ecosystem and partnerships (public, non-profit, and commercial) at a state and local level to create, define and position these solutions for CGI and our clients.

• Workforce Development and Education Engagement: Identify strategic organizations within this engagement tier, build relationships with leadership of that organization, and work to leverage for talent acquisition, volunteer to participate in task force or advisory councils, and offer CGI subject matter expertise (or through corporate reachback) to support organization's mission.

• Business Community Engagement: Become a member in one or more local, regional, or state level chamber or business-led organization that is focused on advancing a strategy of community/state initiatives that align with CGI's interest in that geography such as workforce development, educational attainment, quality of life, or other areas that may align directly with large metro client associated with that geography (e.g. government, healthcare, manufacturing)

• University and Community College Engagement: Build University and/or Community Engagement model that compliments our college recruiting strategy and aligns with client engagements within the specific geography if possible (e.g. client tailored capstone programs). If applicable, identify value added secondary engagement partnerships or networking opportunities to create value proposition differentiation built on a CGI+University partnership model that we can apply to opportunity pursuits or talent acquisition.

• CSR/STEM@CGI Leadership: Create a CSR governance model that provides engages members within the center/metro and aligns member driven activities in a manner that results in CSR engagement that blends at least 2 of the following 3 items (and all 3 if feasible): (1) Community Need; (2) CGI member talents/skills; and (3) CGI client missions. Identify and create a sustainable partnership model with one or more non-profits through which we can develop and execute STEM@CGI (+ Client) activities.

• Sustained Civic Engagement: Member will invest time in and continually monitor/engage in community and state level current events/news, local government issues, and other civic-knowledge domain realms within the community.

Examples of Recommended Background or Skill-sets for Director Level Role that Maps to Multiple Tiers of the U.S. Center Community Engagement Framework

The following set of skills are examples of the core competencies and or previous experience markers to seek out when identifying candidates for possible leadership roles that map to this framework. These are currently listed in no particular order:

• Strong knowledge of CGI management foundation and CGI's business model concepts. Alternatively, demonstrated experience with all aspects of the of the Business Development life cycle. This includes all aspects of solution definition and formulation (e.g. strategy, win themes, value proposition definition, talent acquisition strategy, technology components, and pricing). This is key to being able to drive partnerships and community engagement towards results across our three stakeholder groups. A background that includes previous experience within a client facing engagement for CGI or other similar consulting organization is desirable as this experience will enable leaders in this role to act as an effective bridge between community engagement activities and their relevance to CGI's business objectives across our three stakeholder groups.

• Excellent written, communication, speaking, and negotiation skills. High level of emotional intelligence is required as leaders in this role will need to often engage in multi-stakeholder environments simultaneously and need to navigate the competing constraints of these stakeholders. Ability to apply critical inquiry, analysis and reasoning as well as build bridges across differences in these multi-stakeholder environments.

• A passion for community engagement, community transformation, and community leadership topics or initiatives. Demonstrated background in volunteerism aligned with more than 1 of the tiers within the community framework is desired.

• Working knowledge of board governance models and operating frameworks (within chambers, non-profit, or other ad-hoc task force activities).

• Demonstrated experience in team building, team leadership/management, and project management competencies. Member will create an environment that empowers members within the community to engage with local organizations of all types.

• Foundational knowledge of community institutions within the specific community (or demonstrated knowledge of similar patterns in a previous community). CGI can also invest in member training associated with this type of knowledge by sponsoring member participation in community specific leadership programs.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

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Skills:

  • Communication (Oral/Written)

  • Leadership

  • Project Management

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