Job Description :
Role: Program/Project Manager- Global IT Security
Location: Deerfield, IL
Duration: 12 Month

Global IT Security – Program Manager – Business Management Office

Role Description:
Global IT Business Management Office is a critical portfolio to provide management support to Global IT Security Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in several key areas from both a business and technical perspective. The Program Manager of the Information Security will be tasked with emerging initiative across the organization, alignment of vendors to meet the challenges of the current threat landscape, the management of global resources and the development and financial management of the IT Security budget. This position has several principle responsibilities as outlined below. This position reports to the Director of Information Security Strategy and Governance.
Activities include:
Responsible for developing and leading program governance strategies and enabling step function improvements in added value delivery, quality, risk mitigation and partnering with senior leadership in the accomplishment of organizational goals surrounding IT
Build strong relationships with senior leadership, IT leaders, vendors and business partners to assist in the deployment of the IT Roadmap and IT Governance Strategy as well as evaluate IT Applications across the organization
Manage company-wide strategic IT program relationships
Create buy-in and set priorities with leadership team in the pursuit of providing IT delivery of services through 3rd parties
Accountable for risk mitigation and financial improvement in IT governance and delivering business results in deep collaboration with stakeholders
Manage the IT Program Governance team, instilling a sense of urgency and constant feedback to superiors and business function customers
Accountable for execution, negotiation and of key outsourced IT vendors and contracts to include planning, facilitation, delivery commitments, budget leadership and management to ensure success of this critical IT strategy
Provide thought leadership on the increasingly dynamic nature of changing the delivery of IT through outsourced providers while improving performance delivery and reducing costs
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in computer technology, engineering, mathematics, information management or related field required.
Master’s degree desirable. 12 - 15 years’ experience working directly in an Information Security or Information Technology department
Work experience in managing critical programs in a global manufacturing enterprise
Experience working with global resources/cultures
Experience developing strong partnership and collaborating with IT peers, legal and finance
PMP/PgMP: Project/Program Management Professional or equivalent
Six Sigma: Information Systems Security Architecture Professional
ITIL: Information Technology Infrastructure Library

Highly proficient, concise and articulate verbal and written communication skills to a wide range of audiences including business executive, end-users, and technical partners
Possess exceptional business and financial acumen coupled with analytical skills to assess relevant short- and long-term business requirements and ensure vendors are on board and capable
Superior assessment skills, with the unique ability to learn and internalize the business and organization quickly, and lead the entire governance function to be a value adding, results driving partner
Effective customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team environment; motivate and work with others to accomplish tasks; and deal honestly and directly with others
Strong critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills
Ability to provide effective independent technical leadership and counsel and effective communication of technology standards to management.
Visionary thinker that can anticipate future computing capabilities while taking pragmatic approach of “Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast”.
Ability to effectively translate and present technology solutions in business or management terms.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to work independently with little direction and/or supervision
Ability to prioritize and multitask and a work approach that supports flexibility and adaptability is paramount
Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization
Ability to communicate security risks to non-technical business stakeholders
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite

Client : Direct Client


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