Cyber Security Project Manager

Our client is recognized as one of the “top 50 World’s Most Admired Companies”, and is committed to innovation, community and continuous improvement. With an industry-leading global network, our client services more than 170 million travelers each year.

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Why Work at Versique?

Versique’s IT Consulting team is led by two industry veterans with a combined 38 years of experience. Our consultants have an average tenure of over 18-month with Versique. As a W2 or 1099 consultant for Versique, you will have the opportunity to work for the best companies in Minneapolis, Atlanta, and beyond. We offer our W2 consultants a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, heath savings account, 401K with match, and life insurance. Versique (formerly McKinley Consulting) has been in business for over 10 years. At Versique, we take care of our consultants and make sure you have a successful career, both in your current position, and in positions to come. We look forward to meeting you!

 

Job Description

Experienced Sr. PM with CyberSecurity experience.  The purpose of the Sr. Project Manager position is to provide direction and leadership to project team members for large sized systems projects that are moderate to high complexity.  The Sr. Project Manager will ensure project delivers positive business value and meet committed scope, cost, schedule and quality business results.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Manages and is an advocate for the entire project
  • Communicates appropriately and effectively to stakeholders, gaining trust and building consensus
  • Help Business Partners and Business Users understand their roles and responsibilities within the project
  • Obtains appropriate stage-gate approvals from business and IT sponsor
  • Ensures team understands the business benefits of the project and connects the project to the broader organizational goals
  • Work with stakeholders to confirm understanding before drawing conclusions
  • Requests the needed people for a project and get them oriented to work on the project
  • Develops and executes an overall project schedule, including tasks, duration, dependencies, and resource assignments
  • Controls and tracks changes to scope, time, cost, quality, issues and risk
  • Manages completion of project objective, such as procurement, quality planning, service level agreements, and customer training
  • Ensures product deliverables’ quality, such as functional specifications, logical and physical data design, solution design and detailed design, test plans, and completed solution
  • Resolves issues in a timely manner. When appropriate, escalate problems and issues to stakeholders and sponsor
  • Evaluates risks, assess possible outcomes and solves problems
  • Manages vendor relationships according to contract terms and conditions and works with vendors as needed
  • Responds to terms or conditions not being met
  • Monitors individual performance, maintains team morale and provide feedback to resource managers
  • Recognizes and reward desirable individual and team performance
  • Directs and delegates work effort
  • Contributes to IT PMO’s methodology and practice areas

 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Track record of effectively managing CyberSecurity projects
  • CISSP/CISM/CISA/CEH/OWASP/other relevant information security certifications
  • Proven ability to manage complex, high profile, cross functional matixed projects/programs
  • Excellent consultative, training and teaching skills
  • Strong MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project skills
  • Bachelors degree is preferred
  • 8+ years IT experience or related business experience
  • 5+ years project lead experience
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Strong track record managing IT projects and formal project management knowledge as well as ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain cohesive motivated teams
  • Ability to coach and develop subordinates and/or peers
  • Experience with stakeholder management.
  • Strong business and strategic planning skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
  • Excellent planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong consulting and customer service skills
  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders
  • Ability to provide financial forecast and on-going reconciliation of resources and other project related expenditures
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Duration

approx 6 months
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