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Project Manager

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Project Manager

Category: Project Management

City: Knoxville, Tennessee, US United States

Position ID: J0921-2693

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead State and Local ERP implementation efforts. The PM will be accountable for results of multi-functional project teams working in a Hybrid Agile methodology and be responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a project. Candidates will work with dispersed project teams to support all aspects of project planning and execution activities with particular emphasis on defining and providing management reporting for schedule, effort and quality metrics. Project Managers will also monitor project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained.

The Candidate will demonstrate executive presence and confidence, and be able to interface well with all stakeholders - inter-BU, intra-BU, clients and partners, including senior leadership.

The Project Manager will coordinate between resource managers/supervisors for appropriate staffing and team member reviews, and potentially conduct project analyses/lessons-learned during phase-down to benefit future/other projects/missions/programs.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope

• Manage the contracts and project schedule: communicating the schedule to the leads, obtaining status, managing scope, and managing issues and risks.

• Perform CGI management communications for financials, health check reporting, invoice management, and staff management.

• Coordinate between Product, Project, Cloud, and Client teams and manage all interdependencies between workstreams

• Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects

• Develop implementation plans that include analyses such as cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI).

• Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel

• Establish and execute a project communication plan.

• Identify need for initial or supplemental project resources.

• Initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans.

• Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.

• Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.

• Assess current or future customer needs and priorities

• Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.

• Monitor the performance of project team members, providing and documenting performance feedback.

• Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related field

• Minimum of 3 years’ prior relevant project management experience

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to communicate with “C” level executives as well as business managers

• Strong analytical skills and ability to learn quickly

• Strong software delivery experience

• Strong negotiation skills

• Experience managing diverse teams

• A high level of proficiency and experience with Microsoft Project and Jira

• a proven track record of project management experience using the Waterfall and Agile Methodologies

Desirable Skills

• General Government industry and/or ERP experience is helpful

• PMI/Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or ACP Certified (Agile) certification desired

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $120,000-$140,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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 base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

Skills:

  • Project Management

What you can expect from us:

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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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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, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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