CGI is looking for a Project Manager for our Charlotte office to manage one or more local project teams and be responsible for project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring/controlling, and closure. At CGI, you get to do more than just sling code or find bugs; you get to build solutions as a full time consultant with a company who cares about your career. We provide a clearly defined path to help you advance, and you can keep your skills in check with training in the latest technologies and company-paid certifications. CGI serves local clients, which means you won’t be a road warrior. You’ll work with a local team of smart, dedicated people like yourself, and we’ll plan monthly team events so you can have fun, too. Tired of the same old thing? Take your talents to a company that inspires personal and professional growth and values your ideas.
Three aspects that define the Charlotte office:
• Entrepreneurial – We are growing and you get to be part of this growth!
• Careers – We provide solid opportunities for leadership for our members.
• Community – Make a positive difference in your community!
Your future duties and responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Decision Making: Makes decisions using broad management limits. Applies guidelines and procedures that leave considerable room for discretion and interpretation. Decisions directly influence project, client relationships and/or expenditures.
• Supervision Received: Works independently under general supervision. Work is reviewed for overall adequacy in meeting objectives.
• Leadership: Plans, allocates the activities of project teams.
• Problem Solving/Operations/Direct Work Involvement: Develops solutions to problems which require the regular use of innovation. Ensures that solutions are effective in meeting organizational objectives. Questions problem definition to address underlying issues.
• Client Contacts: Manages internal and external relationships. Interaction may include senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring complex coordination between organizations. Seeks ways of improving client service.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Education: Bachelor's Degree or professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, or equivalent, related experience.
• Years of Experience: 4-7 years
• Communication – The candidate should have superb written and oral communication skills. They should be comfortable providing status updates including risks to Client stakeholders and communicate expectations with team.
• Agile methodology – They should be comfortable working in an agile environment especially using the Scrum methodology.
• Planning an SDLC Lifecycle – They should understand the end-to-end software lifecycle from requirements to design to development to testing. Should have managed at least 2-3 projects for an entire lifecycle. Should be capable enough to plan projects from initiation to end with a good understanding of associated risks.
• Understanding of IT Services – A technical background would be ideal as they can provide good consultative advice for our Clients.
- Project Management
- Communication (Oral/Written)
- Agile / Collaborative Method
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.
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