Security Project Manager - PMP CISSP Risk

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 827

Job Category: PMP, Security, CISSP, PMO, Agile, CSM, Bank, Risk, Regulatory

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 7+ years Project Manager, PMP, PMO, CISSP, Agile, CSM, IT Security, Regulatory, Bank

Industry: Financial, Bank

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Security Project Manager - PMP CISSP Risk

 

Job Title: Security Project Manager - PMP CISSP Risk

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Category: PMP, Security, CISSP, PMO, Agile, CSM, Bank, Risk, Regulatory

Career Level: Senior          

Work Experience: 7+ years Project Manager, PMP, PMO, CISSP, Agile, CSM, IT Security, Regulatory, Bank

Industry: Financial, Bank

                               

DESCRIPTION:

 

- Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing. 

- Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope. 

- Effectively oversee project staff (direct reports, matrixed reports, contractors, and interns), delegating work to appropriate leads.

- Efficiently communicate to stakeholders to manage expectations and project progress.

- Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized. 

- Ensure that necessary risk assessments are continually reviewed and monitored and proactively addressed in a timely fashion.

- Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.   

- Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.  

- Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors. 

- Manage medium to large scale projects working collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, and technical resources.

- Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.

- Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.   

- Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses. 

- Successfully plan, execute, control and close projects against defined scope and budget using the company’s procedures and policies.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

- Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.

- Proven project management experience.

- People management and team building skills. 

- Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.

- Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization. 

- Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions. 

- Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.

- Extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.

 

SKILLS:

- 7+ years of experience in IT Project Management, primarily within IT Security and Banking industry

- Executive-level communication and presentation skills – able to communicate technical jargon to non-technical people, and clearly present ideas to senior-level stakeholders weekly within the bank

- Strong Experience with Application Development Projects

- Agile Methodology Experience

- PMP certification, PMO experience

- CISSP – an asset

- CSM – Agile Certified Scrum Master – an asset

- ITIL – an asset

- Six Sigma – an asset

- Regulatory experience

- Strong Vendor and Stakeholder Management experience