Transition & Programme Manager

Category: Project Management
Main location: United Kingdom, Scotland - South West, Glasgow
Alternate Location(s): United Kingdom, Scotland - East,
United Kingdom, Scotland - Highlands and Islands,
United Kingdom, Scotland - North East,
United Kingdom, Scotland - South West,
Position ID: J0322-2945
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, we’ll do the same for you. Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options and a cycle to work scheme. We work as one team and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go. This role will see you partner with one of Scotland's most high profile pubic sector organisations.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

This role will see you take responsibility for the achievement of the project, programme or transitions objectives. You will lead, direct and be responsible for managing all aspects of the engagement such as scope, effort, cost, quality, resources, communications, risks, procurement, and the overall deliverables. You will have responsibility for the team and management of the full lifecycle of the project, programmes or transitions from initiation to completion.

Key Tasks:

• Ensure the delivery of the project, programme or transition to time, budget and quality in accordance with the contract
• Take full responsibility and accountability for the project, programme or transitions team
• Manage the overall client relationship and support business development activities
• Ensure a documented and gate approved handover to the Service Towers
• Manage and report to internal and client stakeholders
• Secure additional business

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Demonstrable success in a similar role
• Prince2 Qualification
• First class communication at all levels
• Natural gravitas that instils confidence internally and externally
• Public sector/local authority experience- highly desirable
• Ability to identify opportunity for new business wins across clients


  • Finance
  • Leadership
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Agile Delivery 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.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI — where your ideas and actions make a difference.