• IdealStaffs

Senior Cyber Security Project Manager Fully Remote

Updated: Aug 1

Category: Contractor

Client: United Nations

Location: Fully Remote - GTM Time Zone

Estimated Start Date: ASAP



To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title.


IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for a Cyber Security Project Manager consultant to provide technical expertise, consultative advice and support under the leadership of Head of Cyber Risk Unit/CISO Office, assist in building a global cyber risk analytics program to enable executive decision making and prioritized risk mitigation through reporting of meaningful metrics, drive the buildout and maturing of the cyber risk analytics program, work with cyber data source owners to establish sustainable processes and technical architecture for data governance. Assist to develop a governance model, operating processes for the IT Risk management solutions. Actively solicit input from stakeholders and provide feedback to the Head of Cyber Risk or Senior Program manager constantly. Actively participate and coordinate third party/Vendors engagement services and IT Audit activities.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the coordination and reporting of several in-scope projects under the cyber risk purview.

  • Maintain meticulous records of project and program financial, issues, risks, decisions, schedule, et cetera.

  • Proficient with project-related financial management, including actuals, capitalized vs. Non-capitalized hardware and software management

  • Conduct risk assessments on a wide variety of technologies, applications, and systems.

  • Analyze and identify threats, identify compensating controls, and calculate risk score.

  • Lead end-user training efforts, including creation of user documentation and hands-on training exercise(s), for both operational and technical users.

  • Establish clear, accurate project timelines and schedules; Monitor progress against schedule; build in and execute contingency plans as necessary.

  • Proactively troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during implementation.

  • Update and maintain project issues list, which includes prioritizing issues.

  • Coordinate Workshops with Stakeholders for the integration and needs of cyber security requirements or solution.

  • Drive the security engineering activities and solutioning, and IT governance initiatives under the Head of Cyber Risk Office.

  • Lead several projects that may include data governance, enterprise security architecture, dashboarding, threat fusion, security operation centre, definition of risk appetite and tolerance, et cetera.

  • Develop business case and enterprise value analysis that support information security program investments.

  • Identify and analyse risks through suitable and recommended methods

  • Establish and maintain plans to implement the information security governance framework.

  • Ensure the development of procedures and guidelines for IT infrastructure activities to ensure compliance with information security policies.

  • Establish metrics to manage the information security governance framework.

  • Ensure that the UN client bank’s internal and external resources for information security are identified, appropriated and managed.

  • Lead in the definition of Terms of Reference related to request of proposal for information security products and services.

  • Create documentation for Cyber Security Executive Council and the Cyber Risk Unit

Required Technical Skills:


The resource MUST have the following skills and experience:

  • Significant cyber Security Domain knowledge and experience in more than one domain, and managing multiple cyber security projects.

  • Substantial Project Management experience with such methodologies as (Waterfall and Agile) required

  • Expert knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and financial methods, with an ability to think strategically and generate solutions proactively and deliver them on deadlines

  • Extensive relevant work experience with a bachelor’s degree or substantial experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or experience with a PhD such as computer science, computer engineering, cyber security, or related field required

  • Preferred years of experience 15- 20 years with proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, MS Project, PPM Tools, several Security Applications, including NGFW, IDS/IPS, SIEM, WAF and GRC tools.

  • Experience in Cloud Security, DevSecOps, Application and Networking Security, SDLC, SOC, privacy and data protection technologies

  • Good understanding of international standards such as NIST SP-800 series, ISO27k, COBIT 5.0, etc.), privacy, legal and regulatory requirements relating to information security and information risk management.


Required Soft Skills:

  • Strong presentation, verbal, and written communication (Including MS Office Suite), and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence technical and business issues and/or solutions to multiple stakeholders

  • Significant cross-collaboration ability to work with different functions, geographies and cultures

  • Demonstrated understanding of corporate protocol, maintains a high level of discretion and confidentiality


Desirable certifications:

  • Relevant industry certifications like PMP, CISA, COBIT, CRISC, CGEIT or similar


On-call requirements:

  • One week per month (rotation is subject to the number of team members)

  • May be required on an exceptional basis


To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title.




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