Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities

3,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
17 February 2022
Employment effect (start)
17 February 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2022


The leading Canadian IT consulting group CGI has announced the recruitment of 5,000 people in Western and Southern Europe by 2022, including 3,500 in France. The new employees will be hired on permanent contracts. More than 1,500 of these positions are first jobs or professional retraining, including 500 on apprenticeship contracts. Of the 3,500 positions, 430 will be created in the Occitanie region, 130 in Montpellier and 300 in Toulouse. CGI is looking for both junior and experienced profiles, in particular: business consultants, SAP experts, experts in data and cybersecurity, analysts, developers, architects, project managers and directors.

CGI supports large companies in their digital transformation. In France, the company employs over 11,000 people at 24 sites.

Previous business expansions were recorded on the ERM database in October 2017 (2,500 positions),  September 2017 (250 positions), in January 2017 (1,800 new jobs),  July 2016 (100 positions), in February 2016 (170 positions), in June 2015 (200 positions) and in April 2015 (300 positions).



Eurofound (2022), CGI France, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 106635, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106635.