Project Manager

Project Manager

Category: Project Management
City: Greenville, South Carolina, US United States
Position ID: J1121-3263
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in Greenville, SC.
This will be a great opportunity to the right candidate providing member exposure to working of a Global organization in a collaborative environment with team members spread across the globe. At CGI, you will solve challenging business and technical problems as a full-time consultant serving local, enterprise clients. You’ll be part of a team of smart, dedicated people like yourself and make an impact with both internal and client stakeholders. Tired of the same old thing? Take your talents to a world class consulting firm that inspires personal and professional growth and values your ideas.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Project Manager successfully plans and controls projects utilizing numerous techniques to strategically direct, question and analyze the total project in addition to its individual parts. This person is accountable for the coordination and communication required to bring the project in on time and within the established budget. The Project Manager directs project resources and efforts, participates in the decision-making process with all levels of staff and management, communicates with business area management, and makes recommendations to effect positive change.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Knowledge: Complete understanding and knowledge of I/T industry practices, standards, and concepts. Experience with delivery of I/T systems using Agile and/or Waterfall methodologies. Ability to manage multiple, concurrent small to medium sized projects, if needed.

Decision Making: Makes decisions using broad management limits. Applies guidelines and procedures that leave considerable room for discretion and interpretation. Decisions directly influence project, client relationships and or expenditures. Additionally, decisions exert some influence on organization's long-range goals and objectives. Participates in determining objectives of assignments.

Supervision Received: Works independently under general supervision. Work is reviewed for overall adequacy in meeting objectives.

Leadership: Self starter. Plans, allocates the activities of project teams. Provides training and guidance to less experienced staff.

Problem Solving/Operations/Direct Work Involvement: Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of innovation. Ensures that solutions are effective in meeting organizational objectives. Questions problem definition to address underlying issues.

Client Contacts: Manages internal and external relationships. Represents organization as prime contact for projects and other necessary communications. Interaction may include senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring complex coordination between organizations. Communication involves persuasion and negotiation, as applicable. Seeks ways of improving client service.


• PMP Certification
• Project Management - 5+ years
• Agile Team Leadership - 5+ years
• Experience working in or with an IT organization in systems, programming, application deployment, or project development efforts
• PM tools such as EasyPPM, Clarity, MS Office, Jira 3+ years Able to work independently


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/NON-ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

• Previous successful performance in the Project Manager role for multiple, concurrent projects
• To be successful in this role the candidate has to have previous technical background in preferably software development and/or infrastructure
• Ability to plan, execute and control a project, establishing realistic estimates and reporting metrics
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan, organize, delegate and control work
• Demonstrated ability to understand and balance technical Application Services/solutions with time, cost, and human factors
• Ability to lead a group to accomplish a common goal.
• Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, and influencing skills
• Ability to utilize available tools such as workflow diagramming, data flow diagramming, project scheduling, and word-processing as needed
• Ability to estimate, plan, track, control costs, and provide needed status reporting.
• Excellent knowledge of a system development methodologies including Agile and Waterfall, through all of its phases and deliverables
• Ability to assess project risks and exposures; identify options and alternatives, make decisions, and implement corrective actions
• Demonstrated skills in diplomacy, confidence, persuasiveness, enthusiasm and verbal fluency
• Ability to promote and build a team atmosphere, motivating team members
• Bachelors Degree



Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $50K-$93K*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:
• Competitive base salaries
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

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Skills:

  • Agile / Collaborative Method
  • Jira management software
  • Project Management

What you can expect from us:

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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.

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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