Director Consulting Services - Testing Services

Category: Leadership and Management Roles
Main location: United Kingdom, Scotland - East, Newtown Saint Boswells
Position ID: J0821-2995
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Be part of something exciting - join CGI as we embark on a journey to grow CGI’s presence in the north of Scotland and Northern Ireland. This role represents an opportunity to help shape and build our technical delivery centre and client base in Scotland within CGI as part of an ambitious plan of continued growth - supporting delivery, member and client engagement in a new engagement area.

We work with a number of clients who require security clearance therefore should hold UK Security Clearances or be eligible for vetting status.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Director within one of our business practices you will be a leader with a primary goal of driving business growth across the North of Scotland and Northern Ireland. You’ll also be accountable for the delivery quality of CGI testing services and the associated P&L. As well as shaping the business, the successful candidate will aid capability build-out by supporting recruitment of new members and engaging with customers.
Our Test Practise has a lead Director who will set the plan and operation for technical training and delivery- this role works alongside this Director and one other.

A key component will be developing and maintaining proactive client development strategies, leading a team to achieve targeted revenue and profitability and ensuring that sales pipeline and financial forecasts are up to date and accurate.

You will further look to establish and build relationships and work to gain a thorough understanding of the clients’ business and the markets they operate in, seeking out and identifying new opportunities for CGI. This could include responding to RFIs/RFPs - ensuring at all times that CGI’s USP’s are brought to life in a manner that both excites and delights. Your excellent leadership skills will also be brought to bear in the management of the team where you will be responsible for fostering the development of the team’s capabilities and expertise in line with market evolution

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

We’re looking for a demonstrable track record in the sale and delivery of Systems Integration and Consulting projects. All candidates must offer in-depth knowledge of the IT consulting environment and offer a proactive, “can do” attitude.

Other competencies in business development, project/programme management, account management and/or IT operational & delivery management are highly sought.
Capabilities of particular interest include open source products, applications development and maintenance, Systems Integration, Cyber, big data and more.

From a growth perspective, the achievement of significant growth within the North of Scotland and Northern Ireland is key, an individual strong on networking, prospecting and lead/pipeline generation. The Director should be able to deal at C-suite level in client organisations and adept at creating client development plans.

A good handle on financial management (P&L, forecasting, budgeting), contractual negotiations, delivery and team leading are also important.

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.