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Cybersecurity Project Manager - 1 Year Contract (Closed)

Job Highlights

About the Company

Our client develops and manufactures innovative material technologies with applications in a broad spectrum of industries, and they are looking for a Cybersecurity Project Manager.

About the Opportunity

  • Deliver projects under the defined IT Framework with a focus on Cybersecurity
  • Define the project’s objectives, scope, deliverables and oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle
  • Communicate and document management procedures while ensuring that the project has the proper approved documentation
  • Ensure project is initiated with a business case and approvals
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process or accomplishing projects
  • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks
  • Provide day to day direction to the project technical team and weekly project status to the project team including stakeholders ensuring that deliverables are delivered with quality and on schedule
  • Be diligent in ensuring that the final Project Charter and deliverables are met on time, scope and budget as agreed
  • Establish work plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel
  • Ensure resource availability by negotiating internal and external resource’s
  • Implement and adhere to the project communication plan while performing regularly scheduled risk assessments and implement mitigation plans
  • Ensure that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives
  • Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget
  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel, and modify schedules or plans as required
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Proactively identify and manage changes in project scope, identify potential crisis and devise contingency-plans
  • Define program success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Build, develop and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendation report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

About You

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Project Management Professional Certification is required
  • A minimum of seven 7 years direct work experience working as a project manager in a corporate IT environment in medium to large organizations under a PMO
  • Expert in demonstrating proficiency in a wide range of information IT security technologies, embedded security, and platforms
  • Possesses a high degree of political sensitivity, astuteness and the ability to effectively use the formal power structure of the organization to achieve success and clear obstacles for the program
  • Highly empathetic and able to vary styles of interaction to match the needs of a variety of temperaments and personalities
  • Excellent analytical, strategic planning and execution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver against financial and resource constraints
  • Expert with a high level of analytical ability where problems are typically unusual and difficult -gather and interpret complex qualitative or quantitative data
  • Maintain a working knowledge of cybersecurity principles and elements
  • Having experience managing projects like the ones below is a plus:
  • Vulnerabilities Managements: Implementation of a process and tool to scan vulnerabilities in a computer system, software such as open ports, insecure software configurations, and susceptibility to malware infections
  •  Real time traffic analysis: Implementation of a process and tool inspects in detail the data being sent over a computer network detecting and preventing intrusion. (Deep packet inspection)
  • Privilege Access Management: Implementation of a cyber-vault tool that can automatically update passwords in regular intervals. (LastPass, CyberArk)
  • Demonstrated familiarity in leading a technical project team deploying IT infrastructure projects to extend and renew IT assets: Laptop, workstations, Servers, Storage, Firewalls, Networks, LAN
  • VLAN, WAN, Cloud Technologies and Solutions, Operational Systems
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in successfully utilizing soft skills & people skills
  • Knowledge of Technical IT concepts and architecture
  • Experience with PMI and Agile across a range of project types
  • Exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to develop and communicate the program objectives, inspire and motivate staff, and maintain alignment with the business strategy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please know that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats.

When referencing this job, quote # 282282.

You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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