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Project Manager


This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 15, 2017.

Job DescriptionProject Manager

Position Description
CGI currently requires a Senior Project Manager for an exciting opportunity in the Ottawa area. Our client is looking for a seasoned Project Manager to assist with the delivery of an enhanced Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution. The Resource will be working with the Program Delivery team to lead the solution architecture, design, test, build, deployment and transition to operations activities ensuring it meets business needs. The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience: Your future duties and responsibilities
The resource will collaborate with clients and colleagues to produce the following deliverables:
• Develop project plans, prioritize and delegate work to achieve project objectives, assigning resources and ensuring the collaboration of other teams, as required
• Regularly report project progress to senior management and/or the sponsor/client
• Provide formalized, continuing work direction and leadership to assigned teams
• Conduct or oversee risk analysis to support management decision making
• Manage the scope of projects within program and complex interdependencies and ensure risk-management practices are in place
• Coordinate the implementation of projects
• Meet the project objectives within quality, time and budget targets and manage the associated risks
• Contribute to setting project evaluation parameters
• Create a healthy work environment for project teams by providing clear direction and effective delegation of work, and provide input to the program manager to support the professional development of team members
• Monitor project activities to ensure quality and adherence to project management methodology and implement corrective measures to address any significant variance
• Track, monitor and communicate project progress against the project plan, requirements, quality measures, standard processes and milestones
• Facilitate the definition of service levels and requirements
• Work with colleagues and partners to solve significant problems and implement changes
• Develop and maintain effective and collaborative business relationships with stakeholders and business partners to understand client needs, and support effective resolution of client enquiries and concerns
• Participate in staffing and recruitment activities to ensure a high-quality project team
• Work with resource managers to identify appropriate resources and manage their integration into the teams Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• University degree in information technology, business administration or related field
• Excellent English communication skills both verbal and written
• A minimum of ten (10) years of demonstrated experience in project management
• A minimum of three (3) years of work experience on complex Cyber Security Identity and Access Management (IAM) projects
• Demonstrated experience managing relationships with multiple stakeholder at various levels in an organization
• Advanced knowledge of project life-cycle management
• Advanced knowledge of relevant project management principles, tools & techniques
• Solid understanding of IT service delivery and support processes Other Requirements

• Ability to meet the client’s Enhanced Reliability Clearance requirements
• Experience working in a team environment
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written
• English essential, French would be considered an asset 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

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.




Company DescriptionAt CGI, we are a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company – one that has grown to 68,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients – and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.