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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-09241
Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida
IT Project Manager
Lake Buena Vista, FL
3 Months+

Candidate will work on the project to be compliant with a new Privacy regulation for the European Union called GDPR and create a Data Protection Program to protect Data worldwide. This program will be multi-faceted and ensure the systems that store, process, or transmit Guest information are complying with our Information Security Policies & Standards as well as adhere to the clients Data Retention requirements.

Immediate Focus:

• First step currently underway: get an accurate inventory of the systems that store, process, or transmit information. (please note: employee Data Protection will be a future phase for this effort)

• During the next several months: Candidate will need to complete a security assessment and remediation planning for our systems that store, process, and transmit personal information.
o Note that this could be hundreds of systems across company locations; our goal is to do a pilot program of ~10 or so systems in the next couple/few months and then ramp up these efforts significantly by the start of FY18
o We be working with (Security Specialists) who will execute the security assessments and remediation efforts

Basic Qualifications
• A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience managing technology initiatives.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Proven ability to handle multiple priorities and work-streams.
• Strong leadership, team management, relationship building, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to determine when escalation is necessary and take necessary actions accordingly.

***Proven Program Management and Project Management experience in a highly technical environment a must.***

Preferred Qualifications
PMP certification
Agile experience

• Develop and maintain program plans.
• Communicate program objectives, including detailed understanding of milestones, deliverables, and success criteria to impacted stakeholders.
• Establish and maintain communication cadences, including recurring status reporting.
• Escalate risks and constraints to senior management team in a timely manner.
• Identify and remove roadblocks.
• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
• Track and report slippages with workable mitigation plans.
• Communicate progress clearly to varied stakeholders.
• Facilitate problem solving with both strategic and tactical focus to achieve project goals.
• Be self-directed and work independently and manage communications up and down.