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Project Lead

Company: CGI Group, Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Project Lead

Position Description
CGI is seeking a Project Lead to manage one or more small projects. The candidate selected for this position will have excellent leadership and management skills, and experience leading and developing project teams. Project Leads within this dynamic team are expected to think on their feet, proactively identify and address client challenges, and bring innovative ideas to their projects.

Your future duties and responsibilities
- Lead and organize the daily activities of a software development project team.
- Serve as the primary point of contact for clients: respond to questions, log all client requests, and translate client priorities into action plans for the team.
- Understand client business and requirements, and ensure the team is addressing client needs through developed solutions.
- Manage and track project financials, develop monthly progress reports, and provide labor estimates for new work.
- Mentor and develop leadership skills of project team members.
- Support project reviews at the account level, and be able to identify and articulate risks and mitigation plans to management.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
-Bachelor's degree
- 4 years experience in government consulting, including at least 1 year in a project management or equivalent team leadership role
- Knowledge of SDLC and Agile development, including JIRA and Confluence
-Functional analysis and strong writing skills.
-Excellent communication skills
-Ability to travel to client site (as needed)
-Ability to work effectively within a team environment under tight timelines
- Understanding of project estimation basics.

Will accept candidates with a Masters degree + minimum 3 years experience

Minimum Years of directly related experience Required: 4 years
Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree


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 .

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, 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.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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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 consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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.


  • Drupal
  • Hibernate
  • PHP
  • REST Webservices
  • SQL

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