CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. FISG Trade Service Delivery Manager in Fairfax, Virginia

FISG Trade Service Delivery Manager

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FISG Trade Service Delivery Manager

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J1218-1177

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

The Financial and Insurance Solutions Group is responsible for the on-going delivery, operations and support of CGI’s Trade360 Service, which is an international trade finance platform, delivered via a SaaS model, for a global client community. Here is the link for Trade360 (

The Service Delivery Manager (SDM) is the primary point of contact and day-to-day liaison between CGI and the managed services clients in FSG. The SDM is responsible for building and maintaining an excellent working relationship with the clients and ensuring that all client issues are handled appropriately and escalated to management as necessary. As an advocate for the clients and a member of CGI, SDMs works with multiple CGI internal teams to escalate and troubleshoot issues, communicate client priorities and proactively advocate for clients. Must be based in a location in proximity to a CGI office. Open to up to 25% travel.

The SDM is responsible for conducting periodic meetings with the clients during which changes, release schedules, maintenance schedules, etc. are coordinated and planned. The SDM is responsible for contacting and keeping an open line of communication with clients during any major production incident.

This role requires an individual that has excellent interpersonal skills, as well as strong written and oral communications.

• Manage the day-to-day relationship for a subset of the Trade360 client banks.

• Build and maintain strong working relationships with clients.

• Keep open and regular communication with clients, especially during production incidents.

• Understand and manage to client contracts.

• Keep clients up-to-date on service level agreements (SLAs)

• Manage client service requests (SRs).

• Manage client invoices.

• Conduct regular operations/status meetings with clients.

• Conduct bi-weekly or monthly management meetings clients.

• Maintain client facing documentation.

• Manage incident analysis and reporting for high severity incidents affecting clients.

• Work with client incident management teams as required for high severity incidents.

Required Skills:

Client relationship management

• Proven ability to build rapport, build consensus, set and manage clear expectation with team members and client stakeholders.

• Ability to work with clients and internal teams to listen, understand requirements, prioritize issues and proactively communicate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

• Ability to work independently, take ownership and drive solutions for the clients.

• Must be able to manage multiple, often competing, priorities and client requests effectively within SLA contractual obligations.

• Background in Project Management methodologies and/or skill set with experience in managing projects, issues, and milestones.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills, high degree of responsiveness, and ability to work collaboratively to build relationships with other team members and client.

Technical Background

• Experience working with technical project teams, liaising with other teams or departments to deliver technical initiatives.

• Strong understanding of IT outsourcing, technical infrastructures and networking preferred.

Professional Skillset

• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate effectively at all levels of management and peers.

• Practical problem solving and strategic thinking skills; critical thinker with excellent judgment and initiative.

• Experience making decisions quickly in difficult situations. Ability to take responsibility/ ownership for decisions, seeking advice where appropriate.

• Time management, attention to detail, expectation setting and organizational skills to provide solid service management. Ability to work on own initiatives with minimal management supervision.

• Team-oriented focus, knowledge sharing, expectation management with all project team resources, maintaining a high degree of professionalism in all situations (including high stress).

Global Teams

• Flexibility to work with clients across the globe.

• Ability to travel globally on occasion.

• Ability to work in non-conventional environment with virtual team spanning time zones across the U.S. and in India.

• Experience managing resources including those geographically/globally distributed.


equired Skills Proficiency

• Experience in IT related field - 5-10 yrs exp.

• Client relationship management – 3 yrs exp.

• Project Management - 5 yrs exp.

• Communication and Relationship Management - 5 yrs exp.

• Microsoft Office suite, including MS Project and Visio - 5 yrs exp.

Desired Skills:

• Experience in Financial Services, specifically Trade Finance is a plus.

• PMP certification preferred

• Proficiency with Agile preferred

• Proficiency with Microsoft Project preferred

• Highly skilled in making presentations to audiences of different participants (e.g., executives, clients, technical peers, non-technical professionals) and size.


  • Delivery Management

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