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New Grad Project Control Officer – Toronto (May 2023 start date)

CGI Group

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted January 15, 2023.

Position Description:

As Canada’s largest IT consulting firm, CGI is looking for innovative individuals to join us on the forefront of Digital Transformation.

This role is responsible for assisting the Project Manager with administering and controlling all aspects of the project. This includes the creation and administration of the project plan, project documents, time reporting and financial controls; assist in maintaining project schedules, develop and maintain issue logs and project repositories of documents, prepare documents for various recurring meetings including minutes, issue logs, etc., and develop presentation documentation as required for project teams and consolidate project status reports. This role is also responsible for producing month-end project financial reports in collaboration with the corporate project financial controller.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Project Control Officer supports the sector and project teams by tracking and producing reports on key project initiatives such as project plans, financials, change requests, deliverables, risk and issues.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Support Sector and Project Teams with deliverables such as status reports, project plans, meeting notes, schedules, resource plans, risk and issue tracking documents
• Generate and Analyze invoices for accuracy and completeness and provide recommendations to the Project/Program Manager
• Attend project/program meetings and ensure meeting notes/action plans are clearly documented and communicated
• Responsible for data management and extraction from project management information systems and reconciliation between the systems
• Report on internal project resources (people, capital, expenses)
• Assist in design, development and implementation of new and ad hoc reports and templates as required
• Assist in preparation of presentation materials (reports, charts, graphs) for senior management
• Take initiative with on-going process improvements/enhancements to ensure data integrity and accuracy
• Assist with special projects as required
• Support with project financials, look at actuals vs. forecast metrics

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Effective interpersonal and communication skills

• Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs/projects

• Project Management practice experience

• Program Management practice experience

• Relevant industry experience as required

• Interpersonal Skills

• Effective listening ability

• Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems

• Be an effective communicator

• Proficient in Project Management Tools such as Microsoft Project, familiar with PMBOK.

• Understanding of cost metric tools i.e. revenue cost margins

Who we are Looking For

• Co-op/internship experience considered an asset
• A post-secondary student who is graduating this year or a recent grad who has graduated within the past 12 months
• Team player who adapts well to changing needs
• Strong interpersonal skills with an aptitude for innovation
• Less than 18 months of relevant work experience, excluding co-op and internships

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

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.