Senior Project Manager

Category: Project Management
City: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Position ID: J0619-1481
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI is the World’s 5th largest independent IT and business process services company. We provide high-end business and IT Consulting, Systems Integration and IT & Business Management services. CGI has over 100+ IP-based business solutions in 40 countries spanning Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Telecommunications, Utilities and Oil & Gas. We are a proven and demonstrated success, achieving an industry-leading track record of on-time, on-budget projects and innovative solutions.

This is a great opportunity to become part of the CGI team in Edmonton providing leading IT services to our clients. We are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager who has managed mid-sized application management and development projects in a complex environment. Strong experience with PMBOK aligned Project Management Methodologies is necessary.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Facilitating the definition of clear and attainable project objectives, and assisting in the preparation of proposals in conjunction with sales and delivery as required;

Developing detailed statements of work, estimates and work schedules;

Ensuring the effective delivery of project activities, within approved scope, schedule and budget, while ensuring client satisfaction;

Managing the financials and budget to ensure expected project margin / profitability is met;

Continually seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships, including promoting client collaboration on the resolution of any disputes or issues that arise during the project;

Maintaining the healthy management of your project by mitigating risks and defining resolution plans for addressing issues;

Mentoring team members and junior Project Managers.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

15 progressive years of IT related experience in custom applications development, maintenance and enhancement combined with 10 or more years of Project Management experience

Managed medium to large scale application development projects in a complex environment for a minimum of 8 years;

PMBOK aligned Project Management Methodologies experience

Experience with Business Analysis, Joint Application Development, PMBOK-Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI), Requirements Analysis and Use Cases

Demonstrated success establishing and maintain Executive level relationships

Excellent oral, written and presentation skills

Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline or equivalent work experience


Exceptional interpersonal skills;

Ability to work under pressure with multiple priorities

Ability to perform successfully under limited supervision

Excellent problem solving and decision-making

Nice to Have:

PMI certification

Project Management experience in government sector

Earned value project management technique experience

Experience with modelling tools

Scrum Master certification

Experience with Agile project management methodologies


  • Project Management
  • Agile / Collaborative Method
  • PMI

What you can expect from us

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.

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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.