CGI in Canada
Canadian roots, global reach
Founded in Canada in 1976, CGI has evolved into the country’s largest IT services provider, serving as a long-term, committed partner to clients in Canada and in more than 40 countries around the world. With more than 12,000 professionals across Canada, we work where our clients do business, providing local responsiveness and accountability that ensure the highest level of service and support.
CGI is more than just an IT consulting company; we are a global organization offering a world of opportunities. Become part of a unique culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential, and to chart your own career.
CGI has an exciting Project Control Officer opportunity with our Vancouver team, where the career path for a PCO is in the Project Management domain. This entry level role will provide support to a number of project managers and teams providing information technology services to our clients. The ideal candidate brings 1-3 years experience supporting project managers, preferably in an IT consulting environment.
Your future duties and responsibilities
Support Project Managers and teams with preparing, tracking and filing deliverables such as status reports, project plans, meeting minutes, schedules, resource plans, risk and issue tracking documents
Ensure all corporate-mandated documents and checklists are tracked and filed
Ensure project time entries are valid for projects, and task descriptions reference project WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) tasks from MS Project plans, and complete weekly updates of MS Project plans
Complete monthly Time summary roll-ups, and initiate client project reporting
Manage and organize all project contractual information, including Accounting Summaries and Change Requests, and ensure all documents are properly executed and filed with Finance and on Ensemble
Maintain the Project Deliverables Checklist for all projects and ensure that all deliverables are filed along with appropriate client approvals
Manage completion and filing of Project Closure Checklist
Support the project teams with other document or material development as required for the various projects
Provide logistical support to project teams for such things as submitting resource assignment requests, booking meetings, maintaining distribution lists, following up with assigned resource on action items, etc.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
The Project Control Officer is expected to be highly self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills are a key factor as this role collaborates with CGI and client staff of varying levels of technical knowledge.
The ideal candidate will have:
Post-secondary education with focus on Business Administration or related discipline
Training or certification in Project Management
1-3 years related experience in project management, project coordination and/or project support
Experience with revenue and cost management, and billing/invoicing processes in a consulting/project related environment
Strong attention to detail
Working knowledge of MS Office 2010 suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio
Strong knowledge of and demonstrated experience with MS Project 2010 or higher
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
Self-Starter – high energy, highly motivated individual who is prepared to assume new/additional responsibilities and to develop their project management skills
Self-Confident & Self Managing – able to plan and execute tasks in a prescribed organized manner and timeframe without direct supervision
Self-Assured – ability to handle pressure while working on multiple priorities under strict deadlines
Team Player – ability to work in a team environment, collaborating toward common goals
Client Focused – ensuring that providing internal and external clients with excellent service delivery is the main focus
Intuitive – can think and plan ahead, develop and enhance processes and propose ways to do things more efficiently and effectively
- Project Management
- Financial Analysis
- Administrative Support
- Financial Accounting
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.
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.