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IBM Security Services Project Manager

Markham, Ontario
Early Career

Job Description

Join a leader. Be part of a growing and exciting team. Help build a smarter planet along the way. Everyday, the world becomes exponentially more interconnected, digitized and data aware. The world is getting smarter, triggering unprecedented change. Yesterday's business models no longer equip organizations to capitalize on this change.

At IBM Security Services we partner with Fortune 1000 clients to deliver real business value by:

  • Bringing together the world's largest consulting practice with industry-leading research capability.
  • Enriching business consulting with advanced research, analytics and technology.
  • Teaming on all phases of engagement to plan, build, and implement advanced business solutions.
  • Establishing new, flexible and iterative approaches that only IBM can offer through our unique combination of skills, experience and capabilities.
  • Providing our clients with an integrated approach to business design and execution, turning strategies into actions.

These strengths applied to business issues and opportunities give our clients not only the ability to anticipate change, but also take advantage of new possibilities.

What will you do as a Security Services Project Manager?

The Security Services Project Manager will assist the Security Services Consulting team or Managed Security Services team to provide the highest level of professional services in information security and project based security services. The normal duties performed by the Security Services Project Manager include financial management (billing and income statement reconciliation); deliverable and project plan management; issues and risk management; communications with the project team and client; deployment and project implementation. This position provides the foundation level for future career growth in the project management or consultancy profession within IBM. This is a business outcomes based position.

Security Services Project Managers must have willingness and ability to travel up to 50% (home on weekends - based on project requirements) but up to 100% travel if business and client needs require.

What do we look for in a successful Security Services Project Manager?

  • Demonstrated leadership and adaptability, with willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems, even beyond initial scope of responsibility
  • Thorough and analytical, with capability to apply logic to solve problems
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands
  • Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results
  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win win solutions
  • Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by paying attention and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner
  • A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view
  • Demonstrated communication skills in presentation and technical report writing

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • English Fluent (verbal and written)
  • At least 1-2 years experience in a Project Management role
  • At least 1-2 years experience in managing stakeholder relationships from various internal teams and vendors
  • At least 1-2 years experience in and a demonstrable track record of successful project management through the project management lifecycle
  • Readiness to travel 25% travel annually

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Prior experience with a Security Consulting background
  • Prior experience developing, planning, executing and completing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Prior experience complex projects including developing proposals, setting budgets, project planning and implementation
  • Prefer candidates who have previously received their PMP or Associate PMP and / or are in the process of completing their PMP certification

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.