Project Lead

Lafayette, LA

Project Lead

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Position ID: J0124-1202

Employment Type: Full Time

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U.S. - CGI Federal- Federal Regulatory

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Project Manager to direct the performance and delivery of a large-scale Federal government contract. The candidate selected for this position will have excellent leadership and management skills, and experience leading and developing project teams. The ideal candidate can think on their feet, proactively identify and address client challenges, and bring innovative ideas to their projects. The Project Manager will act as the primary customer contact on status and performance and must anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued business. The successful candidate must also have experience leading strategy and developing future opportunities in information technology (IT) consulting, including full lifecycle pursuit management, building relationships with key partners and clients, and designing and executing a winning proposal strategy and bid.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Build strategic relationships with client, management, and project teams.

  • Lead and organize the daily activities of a software development project team.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients: respond to questions, log all client requests, and translate client priorities into action plans for the team.

  • Understand client business and requirements, and ensure the team is addressing client needs through developed solutions.

  • Manage and track project financials, develop monthly progress reports, and provide labor estimates for new work.

  • Mentor and develop leadership skills of project team members.

  • Support project reviews at the account level, and be able to identify and articulate risks and mitigation plans to management.

  • Identify, design, and execute business development strategies to grow scope and revenue.

  • Manages all aspects of project delivery, including project-level resources.

Support proposal and bid activities.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Bachelor's degree

  • 7+ years experience in government consulting, including at least 5 years in a project management or equivalent team leadership role

  • Knowledge of SDLC and Agile development, including JIRA and Confluence

-Functional analysis and strong writing skills.

-Excellent communication skills

-Ability to travel to client site (as needed)

-Ability to work effectively within a team environment under tight timelines

  • Understanding of project estimation, financial management, and bid pricing.

  • CGI is unable to sponsor international hires for this position.

Desired Qualifications

  • ITIL certification preferred

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification

  • PMP certification

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, relevant 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 for this role in the U.S. is $104900 to $150200

This position can be located in Lafayette, LA OR Fairfax VA

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 compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

Member assistance and wellness programs





  • Agile Delivery Management

  • Delivery Management

  • Project Management

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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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, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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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. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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.