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

2,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
2 October 2017
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2018
Foreseen end date
31 December 2018


The French subsidiary of the Canadian group CGI (72,000 employees worldwide) intends to strengthen its workforce in France: CGI group will recruit 2,500 people on permanent employment contracts in 2018. Out of this total figure, about 600 will be recruited on permanent employment contract after their traineeship while 100 positions will be created in Toulouse for engineers and ICT specialists. The company highlighted that they need competencies to manage the digitalisation process of their clients.

Additional recruitments have  been recorded on the ERM database in September 2017 (250 positions), in January 2017 (1,800 recruitments announced for 2017),  July 2016 (100 positions), in February 2016 (170 positions), in June 2015 (200 positions) and in April 2015 (300 positions).


  • 2 October 2017: Le Figaro


Eurofound (2017), CGI France, Business expansion in France, factsheet number 92324, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/92324.