Director, Global Business Engineering

Category: Software Development/ Engineering
Main location: Canada
Position ID: J0522-1617
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

To support CGI's 2022 growth target, the Global Business Engineering (GBE) COE is currently searching for an application SME to join the team. The vision of the GBE COE is to be composed of a mix of key knowledgeable members (BPS, Apps, Infra, Cloud) covering with end-to-end set of competencies to strengthen and support CGI when designing Managed IT and Business Process Services offerings.

Up until now, we successfully managed to welcome two great SMEs within the BPS and Infrastructure/Cloud domains and now are continuing the search within the application domain.

This position is responsible to support CGI’s network of Business Engineers (BE, Business Partners and teams) as well as Business Developers (BD) activities especially in the Application Services domain including modernization, rationalization, cloud migration, DevOps, Agile, automation, robotics and data analytics within CGI globally.

As a Business Engineer, the candidate must be able to design solutions for Managed Services. More specifically the candidate must be able to support and collaborate, whether through a formal (RFP) or informal (POC) approaches, in the design, the communication and ultimately the negotiate the technical, financial and operational solution along with contractual terms. All to deliver value to the client while at the same time achieving the commercial objectives of CGI.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Support, coach and design large managed services opportunities’ solutions in the application services domains
•Strong knowledge and hands-on expertise and support Business Engineers and Developers on large and strategic Managed IT opportunities
•Has an understanding of client needs and market trends to evolve CGI’s value based offering
•Developing relationships with CGI’s SMEs in the design of competitive solutions for large managed services deals
•Leading the development of solutions large managed services deals
•Promoting visibility of CGI’s expertise and actively engaging with Business Engineers and Business Developers at CGI
•Developing and maintaining strong constructive professional relationships with the different Strategic and Business Unit leader teams and engaging effectively with other business leaders and CGI executives as required
•Actively seeking and promoting partnerships and collaboration across CGI, both within and outside of the BE organization
•Be the expert and a role model in the external marketplace, enhancing the CGI brand through the appropriate opportunities (presenting at external Forums, engaging in EIEs, working collaboratively on bids with internal and client representatives etc.)

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Business Strategy
•Strong understanding of the competitors within the application services marketplace, and how to position CGI positively relative to the competition
•Translates the business’s vision into clear, realistic and actionable strategies
•Clearly articulates the application services vision and direction for CGI and SBU BE at every opportunity

Consultation and Negotiation
•Leverages network effectively to research and define business issues, generate innovative solutions.
•Understands globally and consults across countries and cultures.
•Positively influences colleagues to take decisions and actions that benefit the business of application services
•Comfortable in engaging GBE Business partners and leaders globally in complex discussions.

Cost and Analysis Measurements
•Masters all of the BE metrics and the interrelation with the broader financial metrics
•Uses personal knowledge from the external market to provide insights to the business and BE teams regarding comparability
•Educates GBE Business Partners and own team on the metrics and how to shape action plans

Financial skills
•Strong understanding of the SBU application services operations performance and metrics


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.

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