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Program Manager

CGI Group

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted May 12, 2022.

Description du poste :

Eligible for Security: Reliability
Remote Work

CGI, one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms globally, is at the forefront of transforming digital experiences. Through practical and strategic innovations, we are helping drive value and greater efficiencies into commercial and government organizations worldwide. We are growing our team and are looking to establish a center of excellence to deliver the best-in-class service to our many different clients.

Fonctions et responsabilités :

• Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected programs/sub-program and/or projects through a program master plan
• Identify all the internal and external resources, whether human or technical, required to complete the program successfully
• Decide on suitable strategies and objectives for achieving the program goals
• Coordinate cross-project activities
• Lead and evaluate project managers and other program staff
• Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities related to the program
• Apply change, risk and resource management at the program level
• Assume responsibility for the program’s people and vendors
• Assess program financial performance and aim to maximize ROI (must have a deep and full understanding of financial management practices and ratios)
• Resolve projects’ higher scope issues
• Prepare reports for program executives
• Ability to understand and negotiate contracts regarding the program
• Ability to track the overall benefits of the program regarding benefit realization (did it accomplish the goal).
• Ability to have a broad view of program objectives and organizational culture and processes
• Ability to manage all stakeholders including stakeholder identification and targeted strategies for stakeholder management
• Delivering expected project margin/profitability
• Documenting and assessing impacts of project change requests in a timely manner
• Execute various activities to deliver projects using the project plan, work plan, risk log, communication plan, issue logs and resolution as well as managed change requests
• Ensure good management of activities, quality deliverables and use of the CGI quality processes (CPMF)
• Ensure time charged by members applied to the appropriate task and control the project budget
• Complete satisfaction surveys with the client upon project completion and obtain signoff
• Obtain engagement and approvals by all stakeholders; individual members, teams and the client, as well as vendors/suppliers
• Maintain the healthy management of your project by mitigating risks and defining resolution plans for addressing issues.
• Obtain, validate and understand the cost model and project profit margin for every project you are assigned.
• Define functional structure of the project; prepare work plans for planning and scheduling the required resources.
• Maintaining the healthy management of your project by mitigating risks and defining resolution plans for addressing issues.
• Ensuring your projects are auditable (CGI quality processes applied).

Qualités requises pour réussir dans ce rôle :

• Minimum 10 years of relevant project management experience in a large scale corporate context
• Has successfully managed the delivery of projects of medium to high complexity.
• Managed program / project budgets
• Managed internal and external partners and suppliers.
• Has executed various activities to deliver projects using, the project plan, work plan, risk log, communication plan, issue logs and resolution as well as managed change requests.
• Has planned, organized, managed and communicated the activities to ensure the project objectives are met to the satisfaction of the client, team and executives.
• Has ensured good management of activities, quality deliverables and use of the quality processes.
• Has strong communication skills in providing pertinent and precise information to the appropriate audience which can be the client, delivery and or operational teams.
• Has solid experience in various project management methodologies which includes but not limited to completing satisfaction surveys with the client upon project completion and obtained signoff, lessons learned sessions.

• Demonstrated ability to learn new process, applications and systems
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to facilitate technical sessions
• Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to manage a geographically distributed development teams
• Working experience in Microsoft Project Plan (MPP), Excel, and Powerpoint
• Exposure to Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean and SAFe
• Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs,
• Sound business case development and approvals skills
• Stakeholder management and change management skills
• Strong negotiation skills
• Project Management practice experience
• Program Management practice experience
• Relevant industry experience as required
• Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the program
• Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
• Be an effective listener
• Be an effective communicator


Compétences :

  • Gestion de la livraison
  • Gestion de projet

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees ”members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today – one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI – where your ideas and actions make a difference.