Senior Project Manager/ Senior Consultant – Defence Sector

Category: Project Management
Main location: Australia, South Australia, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide
Alternate Location(s): Australia,
Position ID: J0522-3370
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Working for highly performing global IT and Business Consulting firm, our work has a wide reach - we help 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 making you a member, not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit of discounted private health insurance, world class training, access to employee assistance and well being programs. CGI also offer flexible working arrangements so you can do your best work.

Join the newly created Space, Defence and Intelligence sector in Australia and grow as the team expands. You will be working closely with our director to develop key local relationships with government and industry. You manage initial engagements with clients and provide them with consulting or project management services in order to meet their unique needs. Experience in any sector is welcome.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Help develop sales propositions from the very early stages through to successful conclusion
• Deliver on projects won, whether in a project management capacity or consulting subject matter expert
• Develop and manage project plans
• Build executive client relationships and support business growth activities. Identify opportunities for expansion of work
• Collaborate with clients and 3rd party vendors to plan, sell and implement solutions to customer problems
• Travel to client locations across in South Australia, New South Wales and ACT

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Accomplished relationship builder and business development manager
• Technical understanding, to BD level of IT solutions and Architectures
• Experience selling into Defence/Government sectors
• Project and Program Management expertise
• Comfortable with hands-on project management, in addition to managing cross-functional teams and suppliers
• Experience in IT Service Management / Operational Service Management / ITIL
• Experience with a broad range of IT service-based offerings
• Excellent influencing and relationship-building skills
• The ability to travel and work away from home when required
• The ability to gain a baseline security clearance

Our working approach is built around our client’s needs. That’s not to say yours aren’t important too and in a post-pandemic world, we want to extend the offer of an open discussion to you as to whether a role can be office or home-based, flexible or hybrid.

Unconditionally inclusive. We know diversity brings a great greater variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences to the workplace. We actively encourage diversity at CGI and inclusivity is one of our top priorities.

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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.

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