Job Description :
Project Manager(Security and Audit)
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA
Duration: Long Term

Consultant Requirement:
Job Summary
Position is responsible for project/program management leadership of infrastructure security initiatives related to audit remediation for TMNA Services (TMNAS) and its Group Companies. This position resides in TMNAS - IT Infrastructure and Security Project Management.
Job Responsibilities
Ability to track, understand and influence the team to timely remediate the outstanding security based infrastructure audit issues as they are found in the external and internal audits.

Strong understanding of current infrastructure concepts with the proven ability to implement infrastructure and security based changes in a fast paced, high availability, ITIL environment. Ability to get the respect of the senior technical teams to lead projects, coordinate teams and handle issues and problems effectively in a timely manner.

Leader skilled and responsible for partnering with the project owner/sponsor and all stakeholders to create and implement appropriate and cost efficient solutions based on business objectives.

Assists in identification of project’s business value; ongoing monitoring of value attainment within the project lifecycle and development of realization tracking method.
Acts as project manager, with leadership responsibilities for a matrixed team for security audit remediation. Manages results as outlined in the project’s triple constraints of budget, schedule and scope (objective/quality/performance

Represents team recommendations to Senior Management, demonstrate influence over governance bodies, and communicate effectively via formal presentations.

Builds strong relationships with business and technology leaders. Understands business area opportunities and challenges, process or system impacts to all related business or systems areas when implementing recommended solution to obtain business objectives.
Initiates and ensures project management and methodologies are followed and change management procedures and supporting tools are used in executing all projects as appropriate.

Manages deliverable estimation process, resource allocation and efficient utilization; negotiates resource conflicts with other project managers or resources managers as appropriate. Escalates to VP, IT Security and Infrastructure/Security Portfolio manager as necessary.

Strong understanding of current security protection, monitoring and remediation techniques with the proven ability to implement solutions for the network, servers, databases and the desktop.

Ability to quickly learn and use new complex technical concepts and resolve issues with them in a rapidly changing environment.

Ability to discuss complex technical concepts to the technical staff, stakeholders and business executives in a simple straightforward manner.

Communicates technical issues, impact, and risk mitigation strategies in business terminology that can be communicated to and understood by non-technical.

Provides ongoing status updates on project progress, risks, change management and issue resolution. Leads issue identification, tracking, escalation and resolution documentation. Monitors risk events before becoming issues and potential roadblocks.

Strong customer service orientation (responsive, consultative, collaborative and accurate
Strong interpersonal relationship building skills - able to work with a variety of people and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Excellent communication skills combined with experience leading a matrix project team.
Excellent teamwork, critical thinking, analytical, judgment and interpersonal skills.
Highly proficient in use of project management discipline and best practices (PMBOK driven)
Competent in the use of all project management and analytical software tools.
o Expert in Microsoft Office Suite
o Expert in Microsoft Project 2007 or 2010
Expertise in Portfolio Management techniques and analytical software tools.
o Experience with Microsoft Project Server desired
Expertise in methodology development, training and process control.

Degree / Licenses and Professional Certifications
Four-year degree in Business Administration, Technology Management, related field or equivalent proven project management experience and success.
Project Management Institute PMP Certification desired (willingness to obtain within a year of hire)

5+ years of project management experience guiding medium to large sized (6-12 month, $210+ million) projects to implementation.
Experience managing project teams (25+ people) operating within a matrix organization