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Vice President, Consulting Services- Life Sciences

Company: CGI Group
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description:

Do you have a willingness to evolve and continually challenge yourself? This is an exciting opportunity to lead our Life Sciences Sector in NY, NJ & CT.

CGI is a global company of owners who shape the direction of our company and our own careers. CGI is among the largest independent IT and business consulting services firms in the world, and after 40+ years, we're still growing!

We come together as teams with a diversity of backgrounds to solve the complex business and IT challenges with comprehensive services for leading organizations around the world, invigorate the lives of our colleagues, and work to strengthen the communities we call home.
The best version of us starts with you! -

Join CGI as a Vice President, Consulting Services (VPCS) in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut.

The VPCS of Life Sciences will have senior management responsibility with a significant focus on business development and delivery of consulting, products and services to clients. They will also manage a sub P&L, client relationships and members while maintaining profitable growth year over year.

As the VPCS, you will lead a team of directors, senior consultants and consultants that will be part of your delivery organization in addition to leading strategic pursuits, guiding proposal building and orals presentations to create business solutions based on client growth requirements and market-driven business enhancements. Your team will take accountability for the winning of competitive proposals and the successful executions of assignments, projects and large delivery programs coordinating with local and global delivery centers.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Employ and leverage your experience and creativity to design, propose and execute solutions for complex client problems in advanced business and technology environments.

Bring solutions and thought leadership to our clients, work in collaborative environments, be highly motivated by delivering excellent services and ensuring client satisfaction.

Overall accountability of service delivery to our clients.

Develop a strong pipeline of opportunities within new and existing accounts within the portfolio.

Be the driving factor in proposals and evolve solution offerings.

Provide leadership to a team of professionals - both direct and via global delivery.

Ensure success of engagements using global delivery and vendor partners.

Manage client satisfaction in partnership with account management teams.

Apply delivery and customer management best practices.

Apply best practices such as succession planning, member performance reviews, and finance management.

Contribute to business strategy and budget planning.

Manage profitability of engagements.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

At least 10 years of experience defining, selling and delivering business and information technology solutions to the Life Sciences Industry Sector.

A minimum of 8 years demonstrated ability in leading medium to large teams of IT professionals.

A minimum of 5 years of experience managing a P&L within a consulting organization (or a significant management role within a practice) with a focus on both sales and delivery.

Demonstrated ability to create and implement a growth strategy in a consulting services environment.

Results oriented business leader with solid understanding of budgets, forecasting, planning, P&L's, complex pricing models and contracts management.

Business development including strategic sales planning.

Building and maintaining relationships with C level client executives with a goal to become their trusted advisor.

A keen, flexible and solution oriented thoughtfulness; superior conceptual thinking as well as analytical and problem solving skills.

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, at all levels.

Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree will be an added advantage.

Ability to travel as required.



  • Client Management
  • Leadership
  • Life Sciences
  • Proposal Writing

    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.

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

    CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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    All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

    CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: CGI Group, New Brunswick , Vice President, Consulting Services- Life Sciences, Executive , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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