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IT Project Manager V

Chicago, Illinois | IT
Job ID: 90448
Listed on 5/15/2019

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Job Title: IT Project Manager V


Job Description & Responsibilities

Cybersecurity PM with special consideration for project experience implementing MFA, deep packet inspection or Security Control Pen Testing Automation

  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of 2-3 strategic and critical projects/programs simultaneously, within the IT Security, Risk and Compliance team. 
  • Oversees all aspects of projects: planning, budget and resources. 
  • Sets deadlines and milestones, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. 
  • Manages the projects following the enterprise PMLC, a Waterfall framework. 
  • Delivers high quality artifacts and outcomes through all phases of the PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate (EDBA) as needed to realize measurable business results. 
  • Coaches, guides and trains project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables. 
  • Has discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required. 
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. 
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. 
  • Provides direction, prioritization and structure to enable efficient implementation of assigned projects and initiatives. 


Skills, Experiences, Knowledge

  • Undergraduate degree in business or technology 
  • 8+ years work experience 
  • 8+ years managing projects in large organizations 
  • 5+ years experience managing CyberSecurity projects. Special consideration for project experience implementing MFA, deep packet inspection or Security Control Pen Testing Automation 
  • Experience managing multiple large, complex projects across multiple functions 
  • Experience working directly with Senior Leadership 
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills - able to communicate with and influence others at all levels of the organization to enact and embrace process changes that are not popular 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating cross functional groups or activities 
  • Exposure with change management/facilitation, enterprise communication and training 
  • Highly organized, and the ability to multi-task competing priorities 
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities 
  • Microsoft Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency 


Nice-to-have skills/experiences

  • Active PMP certification strongly preferred 
  • Masters degree 
  • Lean Six Sigma certification and demonstrated successful execution using DMAIC or DFSS methodology 
  • Information Security certifications/training