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Interim IT Security Project Manager

Interim IT Security Project Manager

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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One of the world's most innovative pharmaceutical firms has an urgent requirement for an Interim IT Security Project Manager to deliver a wide variety of IT security projects. The projects may be technology-based, or they may be pertaining to security policy, process or governance initiatives.

This is an initial 12-month contract offering up to £430 p/d. The role will remote for the foreseeable future but the business is based in Middlesex.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To take full responsibility for the complete project life-cycle of the specified project starting with the scoping/assess phase.
  • To develop and deliver RFP.
  • To manage a diverse group of stakeholders across different geographical regions.
  • To establish the project plan, project schedule and resource plan.
  • To report project status accurately following established cadence and escalate project issues promptly as they arise.
  • To manage the resolution of issues and concerns.
  • To manage risks and project change requests.
  • To ensure appropriate resources are assigned to the project team.
  • To develop and manage the project budget, track project actuals and create forecasts.
  • To support the procurement of 3rd party products and services.
  • To evaluate vendor proposals and manage vendor activities.
  • To work directly with end-users in resolving project issues and ensuring the project meets the business partners' needs.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Professional IT Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering complex, cross-functional projects.
  • 10 - 12 years of full-time project management experience.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • A proven track record of delivering IT security projects is essential.
  • Solid experience in stakeholder management.
  • Experience in dealing with senior management up to executive level.
  • Experience in managing procurement activities such as RFI, RFP.
  • Ability to work with dispersed and global teams and locations is essential.
  • The ability to work and manage teams remotely is essential.
  • Experience in the life-science industry would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite.
  • Experience in managing GxP projects is preferred but it is not a pre-requisite.

This is an extremely urgent requirement so if this opportunity is of interest please apply immediately or contact Jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive to find out more.