Utilities SME - Director

Category: Leadership and Management Roles
City: Markham, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J1019-0115
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI's Utilities Practice is experiencing significant growth requiring us to continue to build our leadership Team.

We have an immediate need for a Director level Subject Matter Expert in the Utilities space to assist us in building our electric utilities business and expertise.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As our utilities Subject Matter Expert in the Ontario market, you will be primarily focused on Electricity Distribution Companies and their requirements for Smart Grid Technologies.

This Director level function would be responsible for planning, organizing, leading and monitoring the activities of multiple opportunities and RFP responses. You'd provide consulting services to clients in a specific domain of expertise e.g. smart metering, GIS, OMS, and / or CIS.

This is a client facing role and the candidate is expected to be within commuting distance of Markham, Ontario.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Our ideal Candidates will be able to:

•Provide industry / subject matter expertise and written / verbal content to the sales strategy / targets and proposals
•Present proposed solutions to prospective and existing clients
•Identify target sales opportunities, engage contacts, build relationships and compelling proposals
•Identify all the internal and external resources, whether human or technical, required to submit proposals successfully
•Advise on suitable strategies and objectives for achieving the sales goals
•Coordinate cross-proposal activities
•Lead and evaluate proposal team members and other project staff
•Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
•Apply change, risk and resource management
•Assume responsibility for the proposal's people and vendors
•Prepare reports for Senior Directors / Vice Presidents
•Understand contracts regarding the proposed solution / program of work



  • Network
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting
  • Leadership
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • Sales & Channel Development

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.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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.