Program Manager

Location
Toronto,
Posted
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description
Program Manager

Position Description
Successful candidates will work with clients within the financial services industry, to help define, develop and deploy industry leading Wealth Management solutions. As an experienced project management practitioner, you will lead highly visible client engagements with some of the largest financial services firms in the world. In this role, you are accountable for having a solid understanding of the strategic direction and business goals to execute agreed upon deliverables.
You will have access to the latest technologies and tools, and robust processes including agile methodologies. You will also be collaborating with experienced colleagues around the world. Your future duties and responsibilities
• Negotiate and lead large complex projects (in excess of 10,000 effort days and/or >30
project team members, with multiple work locations), as the Accountable Global Delivery
Prime.
• Develop, deliver and manage financials/budget (resource plans, effort estimates),
statements of work/contract, delivery quality and integrated project plans (work
breakdown structures).
• Institute and lead appropriate program governance; develop and manage executive
level client and vendor relationships.
• Manage third party vendors and offshore development teams.
• Proactively anticipate risks and/or organizational challenges and develop mitigating
strategies.
• Provide thought leadership to identify and develop new business opportunities. Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Demonstrated success leading and managing several large, complex, multi-phase
projects across organizational boundaries with a minimum of 5 years of program or
project management experience in the financial services industry, preferably in Wealth
Management or Capital Markets.
• Exceptional client relationship management and negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated experience in evolving strategic positioning to support business needs
• Ability to manage large teams (over 30) and build highly motivated and empowered
professionals.
• Extensive management experience in application development methodologies and
standards, including agile methodologies.
• PMP or equivalent certification. At CGI, we're 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 www.cgi.com.

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.

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.

Skills

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Company Description
At 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 www.cgi.com.

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.


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