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Executive Assistant

Company: CGI Group Inc.
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description:

CGI is an exciting global company of with a culture of intrapreneurship, ownership, and teamwork. CGI Federal is seeking an Executive Assistant to manage the administrative duties for a team of senior executives and associated operating units. We are seeking someone who is interested in being a key contributor to this fast paced and rapidly growing business, with a positive can-do attitude.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

The Executive Assistant will work closely with executives on administrative and operational initiatives. Tasks include, but are not limited to: overseeing all scheduling activities, assisting in setting up and running meetings and events (internal and external), assisting with communications activities, managing local, national, and international travel logistics, working with the CRM tool, and completing assigned project work. This individual will provide completion of assigned project work and ad hoc data requests. As the gatekeeper of communications, the Assistant will interact frequently with external clients as well as internal executives. Importantly, this individual will have responsibility for obtaining and submitting signature approvals for executives in the unit.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

To be considered for this role, candidates should have 7+ years of demonstrated success supporting a busy team and have a positive, can-do attitude. Candidates must be able to manage heavily overscheduled calendars through the use of Outlook and be proven analytical thinkers who can identify and weigh different options for solving problems and then make an independent decision on how best to resolve issues. Strong organizational skills are essential. All candidates must have extensive experience with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and MS Teams

Attributes of a successful candidate include:

* Strong written and oral communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively with senior managers and customers
* Willingness to build and nurture relationships across the enterprise and with key external stakeholders
* Ability to maintain balance among multiple priorities; Thrives on solving problems in a dynamic environment; must enjoy multi-tasking, shifting priorities, and have the ability to think and react quickly
* Analytical thinkers who can identify and weigh different options
* Initiative and creativity to come up with ways to improve efficiency and organization; constant learning and organizational improvement
* Energetic, professional corporate image, and positive attitude and willingness to learn and take on new tasks
* Ability to remain calm when situations occur and resolve them quickly and professionally; unflappable
* Ability to handle confidential material appropriately
* Ability to work outside of business hours as needed (not expected at all times)
* As a bonus, we welcome candidates with a sense of humor!
* As a Federal Contractor, all members of CGI Federal, regardless of role or work location are required to be fully vaccinated effective January 18th 2022 under the current policy, and be willing to provide proof of status, with the exception of those with approved medical or religious accommodations

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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 US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. 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 Inc., Washington DC , Executive Assistant, Other , Fairfax, DC

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