Director, Procurement Lead (Specialist)
Groupe CGI inc.
Ottawa, Canada
3d ago

Position Description :

This is an exciting opportunity to join CGI, a world-class IT company, for a permanent position in the National Capital Region to provide leading IT services to our clients.

We are seeking a Director, Consulting (DC), who will have senior responsibility to manage and develop strategic client relationships, work with the account teams to secure new business and assist in the delivery of complex procurement projects in Ottawa and across Canada.

You will be the lead subject matter expert for our Procurement practice. Candidate must be able to obtain Secret Level Clearance.

CGI is looking for a Procurement Consultant ready to make the jump to leading a practice for the preeminent Canadian Systems Integrator

Your future duties and responsibilities :

The Director, Consulting Procurement Practice Lead will be responsible and accountable for :

Client Relationship & Business Development :

  • Act as CGI lead, trusted advisor and business partner in identifying client needs and developing business process and technology solutions that solve critical issues and support organizational priorities specific to the procurement field.
  • Grow the sales funnel by proactively identifying and developing opportunities and new business addressing client needs based on our expertise and knowledge of market trends
  • Identify solution providers with industry leading solutions for potential partnerships
  • Manage the development of winning proposals and presentations to create business solutions based on client business requirements
  • Measure and manage client satisfaction
  • Service Delivery :

  • Proactively assist in the delivery of a portfolio of projects and new opportunities
  • Take accountability for the successful delivery of contract engagements coordinating with CGI global delivery centers
  • Identify risks and ensure that they are managed effectively
  • Manage interactions and negotiations with clients on scope of delivery and scope changes
  • Foster innovation and shape, develop and / or improve CGI solutions and services for client’s benefit and CGI’s profitable growth
  • Required qualifications to be successful in this role :

  • 10+ years of experience as a consultant, 5+ years of procurement specific experience;
  • Business development including support to strategic sales planning and developing proposal responses
  • Ability to provide subject matter expertise to complex technical projects with emerging technologies
  • Ability to develop and present procurement centric presentations / proposals to all client management levels
  • Ability to develop and build strong productive working relationships with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to lead and participate in executive level business and technology discussions
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, geared to communications with C-level executives
  • Proven track record of creating and maintaining business partnerships and relationships
  • Excellent negotiation skills, strong decision making, judgment and analytical skills
  • Superior conceptual thinking as well as problem solving and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Experience with the systems development lifecycle, methodologies, estimating, architecture, and managed services will be useful for this role
  • Global delivery experience is an asset
  • Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field of study or 10 years of practical experience.
  • 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.

    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.

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