Project Communications Lead

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
City: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Position ID: J0120-0299
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI Federal has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Communications Lead. This opportunity will support a dynamic, fast-paced and energetic ERP implementation for a large Federal government organization.

Your future duties and responsibilities

The expectation of this requested position is that the Communications Lead will work across program teams and Workstream Leads to establish and manage the project communications plan, to include a communications matrix, communications tracking tools, and any other strategic communications tools that support effective communications. The lead will actively monitor project activities to identify and address communication gaps / weaknesses. The Communications Lead will work in alignment with the stakeholder (customer) communications team as well as the public (Congress) communications team to ensure that there is consistency in messaging across all channels.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

**Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.**
• Bachelor's Degree
• Excellent written and oral presentation skill
• Strong ability with SharePoint in content and visual / graphic presentation
• Strong ability to build re-usable ‘snapshot’ or dashboard views of information, as well as succinct reports, updates, newsletters
• Strong PowerPoint skill
• Strong experience identifying what information really needs to be transmitted and what information is superfluous, in order to avoid communication noise.
• Strong experience with Excel
• Experience working in Agile environments
• Experience working on major implementation / integration programs ($1B and above)
• At least 7 years’ experience managing (or directly responsible for) project communications as a communications lead, project coordinator or project manager to include the following:
•Strong familiarity with SDLC and the up and downstream communication links in each step of the process
•Experience defining and developing internal program communications and the tools to track them
•Experience working with technical and non-technical functional leads to build and lead internal project communications plan
•Experience managing communications among teams across multiple geographic locations including virtual staff
•Depth of knowledge using SharePoint as a communications tool
•An ability to read and interpret a Microsoft Project schedule, identifying critical communication opportunities
•An ability to develop and construct strategic communications tools – such as re-usable key-messages
•An ability to develop, track, and display communications metrics.
•An ability to develop and execute surveys in electronic and other mediums.

What you can expect from us

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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 US_Employment_Compliance@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.

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