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Global X-Force Security Project Manager

IBM Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP805-1438

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team's overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Global X-Force Security Project Manager will be a part of IBM X-Force Incident Response team, IBM's elite security incident response team. The primary duty is partnering with the technical IR analysts to manage IR engagements and pro-active services delivered to address clients' security needs. Secondary duties will include building out the Project Management capabilities for XFIR and managing client engagement needs. It is critical that the Program Manager be able to rapidly interact to on-demand requests with minimal assistance.

Core Consulting

- Strong verbal communication skills
- Project management and organization skills (task tracking, issues tracking, budget management, etc.)
- Ability to document project status in a clear and concise manner
- Ability to present project status in a clear and concise manner
- Ability to lead large groups and be a primary facilitator
- Demonstrated written skills
- Comfortable working in a project based / client serving model
- Ability to lead and shape client expectations
- Help drive all client engagement actions, matching outcomes to expectations
- Ability to work easily with diverse and dynamic teams
- Ability to work in a matrix management model


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- 5+ years' experience in the following:
- Information security program management, preferably with applied knowledge of incident response and Cyber Security related services
- Ability to manage complex security projects with various stakeholders and resources to achieve aggressive business objectives
- Ability to produce executive level deliverables demonstrating engagement ownership and meeting client needs
- Proven ability to synthesize complex issues and opinions into project orientated tasks and deliverables
- Attention to details, proactive self-starter
- Ability to deliver initiatives from conception through completion in an iterative way
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
- Ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
- Ability to coach team members and guide them to deliver on business commitments
- History of presenting to executives
- Effective English writing skills
- Consultants are required to work within occasional 24X7 requirements. 25% travel both domestic and international may be required.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

- Technical security certifications are a plus (GCPM, CISSP, Security+, etc.)
- Experience editing documents for grammar, clarity, and technical accuracy

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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