Risk, Quality and Governance Business Partner

Lafayette, LA

Risk, Quality and Governance Business Partner

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Louisiana, Lafayette

Position ID: J0424-0050

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is currently hiring a Governance, Risk, and Compliance Officer to join our Engagement Assessment Services (EAS) team. We are seeking an individual with experience in managing complex projects, adeptly navigating challenges, and successfully delivering outcomes as specified in contracts. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of financials, including fixed-price, cost-plus, and time-and-materials (T&M) models. As a member of the team, you will be responsible for end-to-end engagement risk management, which includes conducting opportunity risk assessments, reviewing ongoing projects to identify risks, and providing support to overcome challenges. Your focus will be on ensuring successful project delivery in alignment with contractual obligations and implementing risk mitigation strategies for our Federal Business Unit.

This position is located in our Lafayette, LA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Conduct Risk Assessments for New Deals:

o Evaluate risks associated with newly assigned deals.

o Participate in executive review meetings where deal background, win strategy, and solution are discussed to identify and mitigate risks.

• During project delivery, actively participate in reviewing the monthly Health Check report alongside the Project Manager (PM).

• Assess risks and assign risk color ratings, ensuring that associated actions are geared toward maintaining a “green” status.

• Contribute to the Engagement Risk Management process by independently assessing risks for ongoing engagements.

• Support implementation and compliance of project management best practices as defined by CGI in alignment with the contract, providing guidance to BUs

• Meet with PMs to educate on the start-up governance according to CGI Project Management best practices and their contract to support successful delivery

• Support the PM/SDM Practice through the evaluation of project management skills and ratings to validate the right level of PM experience assigned to the contract

• Identify and monitor complexity gaps between PM and project identifying risks and mitigation

• Participate in and teach the Mastering CGI Engagement Delivery (MCED) class 2 times a year

• Promote and support Knowledge Sharing Activities between Business Units identifying and applying lessons learned

• Provide Estimation guidance including Benchmarking, Est Validation, Independent Solution Assessment

• Review the award notification emails and become familiar with the active contracts within Federal through participating in various activities.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of professional experience in a services organization; Federal Consulting experience highly desired

• Strong delivery experience, financial understanding and operational management, or sales background

• Experience leading workshops to colleagues

• Action-oriented, able to balance multiple tasks and prioritize

• Good analytical skills, able to quickly identify key issues and provide valuable support and recommendations to mitigate associated risks going forward while still achieving business goals

• Able to review documents quickly and produce a succinct executive-level written report

• Excellent written and oral communication skills; able to have direct conversations with BU leaders and Sector VPs on risks and issues

• Diplomatic, patient and supportive with the ability to form partnership based on respect and mutual cooperation

• Able to provide coaching and training to project managers and service delivery managers

• Comfortable working with at all levels of the BU, especially the BU Leader, sector leads, OPLs and project and service delivery managers

• Reliable and able to maintain confidentiality

• A team player

• Practical, creative problem solver

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 $110,000.00 - $240,600.00.

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.




  • Client Management

  • Compliance Management

  • Financial Analysis

  • Quality Management

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, 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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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.

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.