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Project Manager

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Position ID: J0120-0780

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. 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. 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. CGI, founded in 1976 on the concept of creating an organization focused on delivering results and exceeding client expectations.

We are looking for you, a highly motivated and dynamic project manager (PM) to join our growing team. Your major responsibilities are to lead and manage project teams for our client. You will communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement. You will demonstrate proven leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met. We would ideally like you to be SAFe certified and engaged in several Agile programs based on SAFe.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• You will lead and manage project teams consisting of SME's, Architects and Technical resources

• We would want you to work with management to ensure that appropriate resources have been assigned to the project

• Your responsibilities will be to:

o Review project guidelines with the team

o Ensure clarity of roles by defining each team member’s deliverable for the project

o Create and track a project plan and task break down (or product backlog and sprint burn down for Scrum

o Establish and track project milestones and deliverables between functional groups

o Work with project team to pro-actively identify and manage risks/issues and decisions during the life of the project

o Work with stakeholders and functional managers to manage the scope, timeline and quality of the deliverables

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, or a related field or equivalent work experience and 5-7 years of IT project management experience

• *Project Management Professional (PMP) desired

• Oversee that a technical functional group's process and procedures are followed 

• Understanding of software development life-cycle processes with an ability to effectively communicate between business and technical stakeholders 

• Creating implementation plans and leading the Project team to track the deliverables / tasks from initiation to closure

• Near shore and off-shore team management

• Escalate to the appropriate manager if project guidelines are not being met

• Conduct weekly or daily project meetings and produce a weekly status report

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

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.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at www.cgi.com .

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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, 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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