Program Manager

Arlington, VA

Program Manager

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Virginia, Arlington

Position ID: J0923-0985

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

​​Are you a dynamic and experienced leader with a proven track record in managing complex programs encompassing public facing IT-enabled business process outsourcing services? Are you ready to take on a pivotal role in driving operational excellence and delivering exceptional service to our highly passionate clients? Do you have a knack for profit and loss management with the ability to grow your line of business through highly successful program delivery and customer relationships? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to lead our diverse program and make a significant impact on our organization's success.​

Your future duties and responsibilities:

​​As the Program Manager, you will play a critical role in overseeing and optimizing our multi-faceted program. Your responsibilities will include:

​Program Leadership: Provide strategic direction and vision for the program as the single management focal point, aligning it with the organization's objectives and goals. ​

​Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain a strong strategic partner relationships with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring effective and timely communication and collaboration. Primary responsibility will be the client Director. ​

​Operational Efficiency: Continuously monitor and enhance program performance by implementing best practices, streamlining processes, and optimizing resource allocation. This role is also responsible for chairing the client’s Internal Review Board process.

​Budget and Resource Management: Develop and manage program budgets, allocate resources effectively, and ensure cost-efficiency while maintaining quality. ​

​Business Process Outsourcing (BPO): Oversee BPO definition and adherence, ensuring they meet quality standards, contractual agreements, and performance metrics. ​

​Risk Management: Identify potential risks, develop mitigation strategies, and proactively address issues that may impact program success. ​

​Reporting and Analysis: Generate regular reports, analyze program performance data, and present insights and recommendations to senior management.​

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

​​Master’s Degree: A bachelor's degree in business, management, or a related field is required.

​Proven Overall Experience: Minimum of 15 years of experience. ​

​Proven Program Management Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in program management, with a successful track record in overseeing large, complex major systems development, acquisitions, and/or systems engineering and integration efforts.​

​Industry Knowledge: Solid technical background with understanding or hands-on experience in systems design, cyber security, software development and web technologies. ​

​Leadership Skills: Strong leadership and team management skills with the ability to motivate and inspire cross-functional teams. ​

​Strategic Thinker: Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans that align with organizational goals. ​

​Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely.

​Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on finding innovative solutions. ​

​Project Management: Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools. ​

​Customer Focus: A commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and ensuring client satisfaction.​

Desired Qualifications:


Certifications: Relevant certifications in program management or related fields, such as PMP or Six Sigma.​

​Industry Experience: Experience in the specific industries relevant to the program, such as low-code development, PMBoK, ITIL, Agile Development, DevOps. ​

​Change Management: Experience with change management principles and methodologies. ​

​Vendor Management: Experience in managing third-party vendors and suppliers. ​

​Mission Experience: Experience with supporting the Immigration processes within the U.S. Federal Government, and/or supporting the Department of State.

“CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $150,000 - $210,000.”






  • Administration & Finance (Fed)

  • Business Transformation Mgr

  • Change Management

  • Project Management

  • Quality Management

What you can expect from us:

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Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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