CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Project Manager in San Diego, California
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Category: Project Management
City: San Diego, California, United States
Position ID: J0919-1447
Employment Type: Full Time
The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall success of a project, including time and resource management, financial planning, scope management, issue and risk management, and project execution. The Project Manager plans, directs, and monitors the work produced by their team(s) to include planning and implementing appropriate quality assurance activities. He or she is responsible for managing the client relationships, including general, ongoing communications, negotiation of scope and schedule changes, key risks, issue resolution, and ongoing progress reporting. The Project Manager shapes client expectations, and manages contracts and scope related to the project.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
The Project Manager must have a broad knowledge of industry best practices, embodied in PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and be able to proactively identify potential project risks in order to advise and consult with clients on risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies. He or she must have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant project management experience. The Project Manager may also participate in pre-sale/ Business Development activities, and is expected to look for opportunities for follow-on work.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
CGI requires Project Managers to have the skills and experience to manage the entire lifecycle of software related projects, from inception through successful delivery and closeout. The project manager must be proficient in applying industry standard techniques and tools to perform the standard project management activities, based on experience in managing projects to deliver IT solutions.
• 5 - 10 years of relevant project management experience
• Solid project management skills related to project planning and control, scope management, issue and risk management, and quality management
• Experience in managing software related projects using the software development lifecycle
• Experience negotiating contractual documents and maintaining changes to the terms and conditions of those documents.
• Significant consulting experience in customer-facing engagements. The candidate will be expected to lead project teams including customers, 3rd party vendors, and other stakeholders in a professional manner, exhibiting outstanding leadership and accountability. The candidate will effectively be representing CGI to the client.
• Demonstrated experience leading a project towards targeted financial goals
• Advanced written and verbal communication and presentation skills
• Excellent leadership and team development skills (to include coaching and mentoring), with the ability to motivate and lead while adapting leadership style to a variety of situations
• Timely, decisive, and effective problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated mastery of consulting at the senior management and executive level
• Behave in an ethical and professional manner
• Handle the pressures of simultaneous tasks, issues, problems, and ambiguity
• Be flexible as to behavior or work methods in response to changes or new obstacles on a project
• Travel: Ability to travel 15%
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree required (MBA desired)
PMP certification required
- Communication (Oral/Written)
What you can expect from us:
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