Sr. Project Manager

Category: Project Management
Main location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Position ID: J0522-1479
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Senior Project Manager

Position Summary:

The role of the Senior Project Manager is to manage development activities from initiation to post-implementation; there is a very heavy emphasis on managing delivery activities in this role.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead large-scale projects with significant budget and team size
• Build and maintain relationships with senior executives within our client organizations.
• Report on delivery status to executive bodies within the client organization and within CGI.
• Developing and maintaining integrated project plans, work breakdown structures and timelines
• Developing and maintaining cost estimates, resource plans and any other documentation required to control the project budget and statements of work
• Proactively anticipating issues and/or organizational challenges and developing mitigating strategies

Client Focused:
• Managing client, vendor and technology relationships as required and making recommendations to senior management as the opportunities arise
• Ability to develop and build strong productive working relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
• Demonstrated success at collaborating, building consensus, and driving multiple projects to completion
• Leading the team through problem determination and issue resolution as required
• Communicating and reinforcing project methodologies and standards developing all project artifacts as required
• Manage and mentor project managers and other senior delivery consultants and their deliverables based on timelines established
• Monitoring all development and implementation activities ensuring that all phases/aspects of testing are covered based on the project to ensure project is delivered on time and on budget.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Project Management Certification (PMP)
• Strong expertise with Agile development and SDLC activities from a Project Management perspective
• Experience in managing project at Telecom Industry (Wireline, Wireless, OSS/BSS, Network, Cloud)
• 10 years of Project delivery experience in the role of Project Manager or Engagement Manager with financial accountability, successful delivery of more than one project with complexity as defined by the following dimensions:
-Budget – $250K -$3million
-Duration –6-12 months
-Team Size – 5-10 team members or more
-Multiple stakeholders in a complex stakeholder environment
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Strong problem solving and presentation skills.
• Experience with the systems development lifecycle, methodologies, estimating, and architecture will be useful for this role


Preferred requirements:
• Bilingual (English and French)
• GTA or Montreal are preferred locations (No travel is required).
• Familiar with SAFe Agile Delivery

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Skills:

  • Client Management
  • Financial Management
  • Project Management

What you can expect from us:

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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.

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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.