PMO Assistant at CGI

Start Date:
Reading / Leatherhead
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
£14,100 annually
Review Date:
13th January 2017

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1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:


PMO assistant:

Making formal deliveries to clients Processing joiners and leavers documentation General documentation Maintenance of distribution lists Maintenance of project and resourcing tools

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?


I have received internal training on finances. And on the job training for all other aspects of my role and have learnt many skills. Also at university I have learnt and developed upon a number of academic skills.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


I really enjoy my role. I have a great team and the work is interesting and varied. The company is excellent to work for as it has an excellent culture and I feel valued. I also really enjoy the university aspect of the programme.

4. How valued do you feel by CGI?


I feel very valued. They are investing a lot in me.

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


The induction and training for my programme were very good. The university day is well structured - broken down into different modules.

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?


I receive a lot of support from the university of Winchester.

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?


My People and Line manager are very supportive at work and understand I have to balance my work life with my uni life. My mentor is also a very useful contact.

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?


As I have relocated and paying rent and also I drive I have much higher costs than some of my colleagues. My salary does cover my costs but only just with not too much left over to save. However each year on the degree there is a considerable salary increase so I will be much more comfortable in year 2 and 3.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?


There are a fair few opportunities outside of work. CGI have a sports and social club which offer a range of weekly sports and a number of social events.

9a. Would you recommend CGI to a friend? *


9b. Why? *

Excellent ethos and atmosphere. Friendly Colleagues. Many different jobs roles and opportunities.

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to CGI? *

Prepare well for the application process: Read up online as there is a lot of information out there.

Attend an open evening to find out if this course is right for you. Ask the current students any questions you have about the process.

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