IT Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Project Manager

Job Type: Project / Program Management
Contract Type: Freelance
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Banking & Insurance
Languages: FR & EN
Duration (min): 1 year
Frequency: Full-time

Context

Our client is actively searching for a Project/Program Manager To lead the delivery of the cybersecurity
IT roadmap. The candidate must have experience in leading technical and compliance cybersecurity
projects, as well as infrastructure related projects in a large organization.
Projects will be mostly around cybersecurity but can be of the following types:

  • Cybersecurity projects: manage the impact of security constraints on the infrastructure. Examples
    of project are:
    • The implementation of a vault for password and migration of high priviledge account to that
      vault
    • The improvement of Identity and Access management systems and processes
    • Network segmentation
    • Workstation hardening (EDR)
    • Proxy evolutions
    • Security Operation Center processes
    • Etc.
  • Pure infrastructure evolution: evolution of the infrastructure to increase the global level of service,
    life cycle management, technology evolution, data-center migration, cloud initiatives like delivery of
    Office 365, migration to Sharepoint Online, etc.
  • Business: normal evolution of the infrastructure requested to support a business project. Examples
    of project are the coordination of the setup of an infrastructure to host a new application, coordinate
    the opening of VPN and authentication with systems hosted externally, drive the network connectivity of new buildings, etc.
  • Other Projects: Previous list is not exhaustive.

The candidate will join a team located in the Infrastructure & Operations department.
This team is already composed of 10 other I&O Project Managers.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate
    verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Prepare and animate project steerco
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and define the appropriate mitigation actions
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Be familiar with processes like Change Management, Test Management, Communication, and
    Handover to Operation.

Profile

  • The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience as system engineer and at least 5 years of experience as infrastructure and cybersecurity project manager.
  • Experience with Microsoft EDR and Active Directory high priviledge accounts management is a clear added value.
  • Good knowledge of IT platforms: Windows / Office 365 / Cloud
  • Good knowledge of cybersecurity platforms: Windows Defender, High Priviledge Account Management tools and processes, etc.
  • The candidate will also have to demonstrate the skills and experience described below.
  • Communication and reporting skills are very important.
    • Adapt communication to the audience (capacity to communicate with engineer and with CIO)
    • Be able to have technical discussions with the infra teams and to translate towards other departments
  • Client orientation, planning & organisation and negotiation skills are also required.
  • Ability to take a helicopter view to summarize the status.
  • Reflect reality & stress the attention points
  • Proactivity and risk mitigation
  • Stimulate collaboration between different teams

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