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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-04024
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 60.00 - 70.00 /Hour
An established and growing financial group is actively seeking an experienced Project Manager to become part of the security team. The Project Manager role requires leadership, talent to establish rewarding partnerships with all levels of the organization, a proven record of managing multiple conflicting priorities, promote process efficiency, and experience leading interactions and projects. The Project Manager will articulate security and risk positions, establish a mature Assurance framework which aligns tactical roadmap with Cybersecurity strategy, and coordinate complex and demanding deliverables. The candidate will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive reporting platform while coordinating priorities, capacity management and Cybersecurity compliance. In addition, the candidate will facilitate audit/regulatory demands, and drive controls optimization, process engineering, risk mitigation, vulnerability remediation and the closure of compliance gaps in a high velocity culture.

Job Requirements

In charge of capacity planning, reporting, and end-to-end audit/regulatory matters requiring attention
Responsible for innovative comprehensive reporting structure which enhances management decision-making, and enables clear and precise up-to-date prioritization platform
Perform ongoing assessment of workload, projects, capacity, resources, and demands, and provide direction for continuous improvement of capacity planning and prioritization platform
Explore automation of capacity planning and prioritization platform reporting
Establish and monitor audit/regulatory demands, walkthrough test sessions, and controls design, effectiveness and enforcement to ensure clear understanding of audit/regulatory expectations/requirements
Develop the Compliance Handbook for audit/regulatory bodies, and maintain documentation, process flows, and related technical designs
Track audit/regulatory findings, matters requiring attention, related milestones, target dates month-to-month, and year-to-year, to achieve improvement in overall risk quality, defect detection, containment/remediation, and overall security posture
Develop a governance framework which ensures adherence to security controls and agreed-upon risk tolerance levels
Provide oversight to establish accountability, and ensure controls effectiveness, optimization, and conformance to standards
High degree of systems competency to leverage internal systems for advanced reporting and monitoring
Proven experience in presenting/interacting with senior leadership
Information security certifications and/or CISSP, CISA, GIAC is preferred

A successful record of prior IT security, compliance or risk management experience is desirable
College Degree and/or 5 years of technical Project Management experience
Collaborative spirit to influence the maturity of the security program
Strong background understanding project management, capacity planning, audit requirements, what metrics and statistics are needed to analyze workload volumes, demanding vectors, and KPIs and KRIs for comprehensive reporting
Ability to lead a wide array of projects simultaneously, rally teams and influence decisions to successfully achieve program objectives and corporate goals
Proven expertise leading the deployment of an enterprise-wide technical solution or program
Personal commitment to the Corporate Values and Leadership Behaviors.
Proven capability in completing detailed technical documentation
Knowledge of audit requirements and information security controls
Understanding PCI compliance
Knowledge of role-based access controls
Strong interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
Positive and customer-oriented outlook
Self-starter and an effective contributor in a team environment
Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
High level of demonstrated leadership, partnership and cooperation
Ability to effectively work and communicate with multi-location teams
Excellent communication, influence, and negotiation skills