Sr. Cybersecurity Project Manager

  • location: Charlotte, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55.06 - $68.83 per hour

job description

Cybersecurity Project Manager

This role will have responsibility in managing projects within the Client Services & Technology business unit in support of the Cybersecurity strategy.


- Leads medium to large-sized projects

- Proactively manages performance, cost, scope, schedule, quality, and other key project management activities and behaviors

- Identifies, manages, and escalates risks, issues, and changes requests to appropriate decision makers based on established escalation criteria

- Possesses professional knowledge of product/function and applies knowledge to project activities to enhance delivery

- Deeply understands all project management disciplines and their key activities, processes, and artifacts

- Understands the relationship of their project(s) to the overall program

- Successfully manages projects with 10 or more resources through full project lifecycle

Job Responsibilities:

- Creates appropriate project documentation, balances stakeholder needs, and effectively negotiates tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget

- Balances needs of multiple stakeholders

- Gains buy-in from groups who may be resistant to change

- Creates, manages, and understands impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule

- Manages projects according to work plan

- Performs critical path analysis

- Develops and routinely reassesses project budgets to account for variances and ensures accuracy

- Creates budget reports to compare actual with forecasted costs

- Creates performance and status reports for relevant stakeholders

- Develops and manages project risk and issue management plans

- Analyzes risks by probability and severity to assess their impact on project delivery

- Implements procedures to mitigate risk threats

- Utilizes available tools for identifying and tracking issues such as the Delivery Risk Assessment, risk workshops, and Clarity

- Develops project organization chart and governance structures

- Defines roles and responsibilities of team members

- Defines processes and standards around governance, communication, and quality

- Develops deliverable acceptance plans and criteria

- Identifies and develops strategy for changes in scope, schedule, and cost

- Develops strategic rationale for change including costs, benefits, tradeoffs, etc

- Creates transition plan, identifies lessons learned, and applies the lessons learned to future projects

- Identifies and manages project and program interdependencies

Required Skills:

- 8 or more years of IT Project Management experience

- Experience managing project financials

- Working experience with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Project)

- Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related fields)

Desired Skills:

- Excellent communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills

- PMP certification

- Financial Services industry experience

- Working experience with Clarity

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