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Position Description:

CGI is seeking a Project Scheduler (Information Technology) to join our team!

You will be joining and leading a dynamic team with a local Sacramento client to implement and integrate a customer relationship and case management solution.

You will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across the country implementing similar projects and have a mentor to gain experience on CGI's Delivery excellence in our project processes and methodologies.

The Project Scheduler career opportunity is located in Sacramento, CA.

It can also be performed in one of our CGI US Service Delivery Centers: Belton, TX; Lafayette, LA; or Wausau, WI!

Remote may be considered!

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Leading the project schedule management effort by developing and managing the complex work plans and templates used to report progress and monitor risk from all stakeholders, and advise management of scheduling issues.

Developing, monitoring, analyzing, and updating the client and any associated or supporting work plans as defined by the State using Microsoft (MS) Project 2010 or later version.

Coordinating and managing work plan inputs to the level of detail defined in the Master Project Plan, including change requests as necessary.

Coordinating the weekly collection and distribution of work plan-related task information (e.g., status, assignments, work completed by staff) and work completed by all stakeholders.

Facilitating work plan development activities, work plan tracking, work plan analysis, work plan reporting, and all supporting work plan documentation.

Collaborating with management to compare status, identify disparities, and provide input to the resolution of potential work plan and resource conflicts.

Ensuring all deliverables, tasks, milestones, resources, risks, and dependencies (predecessors/successors) are tracked in the integrated master work plans.

Performing risk analysis, and identify and resolve critical path and network impact concerns.

Utilizing sophisticated technology tools (e.g., Gantt, Project Evaluation and Review Technique [PERT], milestone charts, other best practices project management techniques) to incorporate different levels of progress to create customized reporting for different stakeholders (e.g., executive level, two-week view, county-specific, contractor-specific, transition weekend-specific).

Ensuring the schedule is in conformance with industry standard, Project Management Methodology (CA-PMM) and OSI Best Practices.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Minimum of five (5) years of lead experience within the past fifteen (15) years, maintaining and updating project schedules or work plans on projects involving large and complex IT systems that use a Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC).

Minimum of five (5) years of experience within the past fifteen (15) years, leading or managing highly complex integrated master schedules and work plans using industry best practices and standards (e.g., Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Project Management Body of Knowledge, and/or Software Engineering Institute).

Minimum of five (5) years of experience within the past fifteen (15) years, leading or managing integrated and detailed work plans, using project management techniques (e.g., Gantt, PERT, milestone charts, and other best practices) to document different levels of progress within customized reports.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience within the past fifteen (15) years, using Microsoft Project 2010 or a later version to plan, develop, maintain, revise and report on highly complex integrated master schedules and work plans on projects involving large and complex IT systems for government agencies.

MS Project Server 2016 and MS Project Web App experience is strongly preferred.

Skill Set/Years of experience:

Minimum 3 years: Experience using Information Technology project management practices and principles on complex system implementation projects, using Microsoft Project Server and Project Professional to manage large (>3,000 line) schedules with subprojects and >100 resources, within the five (5) years preceding the publication of this RFP.

Possess an advanced Project Management Institute (PMI) Scheduling (PMI-SP) or Microsoft Project 2010 Managing Projects and/or MCTS: Microsoft Project Server 2010, Configuration certification.

Minimum of 1 year experience as the Lead Scheduler on a project with one-time costs of over $20 million.

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $66,000-$120,000*

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI's benefits include:• Competitive base salaries • Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category • 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members • Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans • Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment; • Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Microsoft Project
  • PMI Scheduling Professional
  • Project Management

What you can expect from us:
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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 operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA. CGI was founded in 1976. It has 56317 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 181 open jobs at CGI, click here.
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