IT Modernization administrative support

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)
Main location: Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa
Position ID: J1122-2827
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We are looking for talented people to integrate our IT Modernization Global Competency Center.
This center is based in Sintra, Portugal, but our projects require us to travel frequently to our clients’ locations, in mainframe modernization projects taking place in the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Canada and other geographies. Good English and Portuguese language skills are a must but all other languages, in particular French, will be valued.
We are seeking to hire 1 Assistant to our Project Managers.
In this role, you would be responsible to cooperate in the elaboration of project budgets, control progress and deliveries, timeframes and customer satisfaction, enabling new and extension business.
You will ensure resourcing is achieved and performance reviews are completed for people assigned to your projects as well as managing client relationship.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will be integrated into our global team of modernization experts, and learn to use our tools in practical settings, understanding code and data structures, upgrading the existing tools and developing new ones, jointly working to modernize our clients’ legacy systems, delivering valuable, flexible, stable and modernized systems.
As an assistant to the Project Managers of our team, you will be working on several large projects within our clients’ businesses. This role will require communication and interaction with multiple internal and external clients to ensure that each module interacts properly with each other.
Your responsibilities will include:
• Development of project proposals, project charters, and project management plans
• Managing the time and effort of the project team
• Ensuring proper change, scope, risk, and expectation management are applied
• Reporting accurate project financial and profitability figures
• Holding regular status meeting with team and clients and providing regular status reporting
• Learn to play a lead role in the development of business requirements documentation
• Assist the preparation of presentations to senior client executives

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Essential Qualifications
• Some knowledge of Project Management
• Possess excellent interpersonal skills and well-developed written, verbal and presentation skills
• Must be goal oriented, results driven, and client focused
• Undergraduate degree such as Business, Engineering, or Computer Science or equivalent
Desired Qualifications
• Project Management training and certification (PMP)
• Change Management training and certification
• Willingness to travel and work abroad for short periods of time
Professional Attributes
• Results-oriented with a strong track record of successful delivery
• Participate and network externally in industry forums to share best practices and gain competitive intelligence
Education and Certification
• Bachelor’s degree with a focus on Information Technology/Communications, or equivalent


  • Agile & DevOps

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, as owners, we 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 everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we 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.