Project Manager in Parsippany, NJ at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Job Code: 91977324254

Category: IT

JOB SUMMARY:

The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing Application, Infrastructure, and Cyber Security projects supporting overall Program Strategy. Project Management responsibilities include developing and maintaining project plans for assessments, implementations, upgrades and acquisitions. The IT Project Manager will lead, oversee and ensure the successful delivery and management of IT and Cyber Security projects within scope, quality, time and cost constraints agreed with the project stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. 

  • Detail-oriented person responsible for all standard Project Management activities including: identification and management of deliverables, tasks, timelines, resources, RAID, prioritization, and critical paths; enforcing documentation and development standards, escalation of issues & driving mitigation solutions.  Organizes and maintains project artifacts in the project repository ensuring audit compliance.
  • Lead, oversee and motivate project team resources from technical groups and functional clients of varying responsibility levels towards successful delivery and management of project goals utilizing standard project methodology and change management procedures.
  • Work closely with Cyber Security owner and leads to provide project management support for Cyber Security organization, program, and roadmap initiatives to achieve annual program targets.
  • Lead documentation & management of project charter, scope, hardware/software/business requirements, risk & issue management, impact assessment, action items, decisions, communication, completion of design, construction, testing, implementation & cutover, readiness, lessons learned and post implementation support tasks.
  • Organize and lead project team meetings across the project as required, manage and communicate meeting notes, risks, issues, actions, and decision process to resolution/completion.
  • Manage stakeholders and ensure close collaboration between divisional, local resources, the global team, and SI resources concurrently.
  • Confirms and secures the expected outcomes among project stakeholders and steering committee. Constructs executive summary level communications under tight deadlines.  Participates in development of executive recommendations and manages the project steering committee
  • Document and manage project issue resolution, from identification and documentation through resolution.  Escalate issues to management and project governance as required.
  • Assist with organization and development of project budgets and tracking actual to budget costs.  Includes analysis with vendors, clients, internal IT and functional resources, oversight of invoice processing and financial information to ensure accurate coding and posting.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AT ENTRY

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience of running projects in a large global organization.  
  • Professional Project Management Certification (PPS, PRINCE2, PMP or similar);
  • Domain knowledge of operational digital security and/or cyber security environments and functions; familiarity with basic concepts, terminology and technology used in this domain.
  • Experience in implementing/upgrading large enterprise systems. 
  • Experience working in a complex web-based IT organization that includes internet, extranet, and SharePoint environments is a plus.

Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, project management, planning, and organizing skills, including experience using MS Project & Project management tools. 
  • Combination of business, IT, financial and communication skills; position is highly visible with cross-project team impact
  • Expertise in setting and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Intercultural and organizational sensitivity that strengthens effectiveness
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of stakeholder trust and confidence
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft O365 products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, Skype, Visio, etc)
  • Understands the responsibilities of the IT function, standard project methodologies (Waterfall/Agile/Hybrid Agile), change management procedures, and industry best practices.
  • CISSP and related security certifications a plus - Experience with Information Security domain is a plus.
  • Ability to effectively correspond, present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public at all levels and across diverse cultures

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabilities