Project Lead - Business Consulting

Arlington, VA

Project Lead - Business Consulting

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

Main location: United States, Virginia, Arlington

Position ID: J0524-1243

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Project Lead to join a growing and dynamic program to provide consulting support and expertise as part of a client’s back office modernization effort. You will be interacting with a dynamic team of people with opportunities to learn and grow as you help deliver the overall solution to our client. You will manage a cross-functional team of analysts & developers to complete all phases of the project lifecycle leveraging Agile methodologies. You will collaborate with other project teams of similar members and expertise, build strong relationships with external stakeholders to coordinate and manage expectations, and overall be responsible for managing deliverables for all tasks making sure they are high quality and satisfy the client’s needs.

This position is located in our USA VA Fairfax -- USAVAFAI01 office with work performed at client site in Arlington, VA; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead the cross-functional team to drive a successful implementation, including managing the schedule and meeting delivery dates.

• Interact with the government client as the main point of contact for tasks, issues, and escalation.

• Plan, organize and assign the work required to deliver the solution.

• Producing high quality deliverables.

• Advise on lessons learned and best practices to support their initiatives.

• Document processes, requirements, user stories that allow the team to create the best possible solution for our client.

• Identify and communicate areas of improvement, business processes findings, potential business opportunities, risks and issues to CGI management.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred, but will consider additional experience in lieu of education

• 3+ years of project lead experience related to business process modernization, re-engineering, or other relevant technology and federal back office operations

• Strong communication skills and comfortable interfacing with customers, stakeholders, and internal teams

• Analytical mindset and high attention to detail

• Experience with using agile methodologies to deliver solutions

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

  • Deep understanding of federal back-office functions, organizations, and motivations

  • Project Management and Lean Six Sigma certifications

  • Demonstrated success managing small teams to deliver technology and business value to customers

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, relevant training, and license 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 for this role in the U.S. is $67,800.00 - $165,200.00.

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 compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.




  • Business Process Consulting

  • Client Management

  • Project Management

  • PMI Project Management Prof

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

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.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.