Cybersecurity Project Manager

A Cybersecurity Project Manager coordinates the delivery of focused short term and long-term security projects.

Role overview

The Cybersecurity Project Manager works with technical specialists to complete cybersecurity projects for their organization. This includes defining the scope of a project, creating and managing the project plan, identifying key stakeholders, managing the budget, ensuring all work is compliant with the relevant security standards, and completing the project within the deadline.

Cybersecurity Project Managers
may also be referred to as:
Compliance And Information Security Project Manager
Cyber And Network Security Project Manager
Cybersecurity Project Manager
Cybersecurity Technical Project Manager
Cybersecurity Training Project Manager
Data Privacy Project Manager
Devsecops Project Manager
GRC Project Manager
Identity Access Management Project Manager
Information Security Agile Project Manager
Information Security Governance Project Manager
Privacy And Compliance Project Manager
Privacy Project Manager
Product Security Project Manager
Project Manager Cloud Security
Project Manager Cybersecurity And Training
Security Operations Project Manager
Security Project Manager
Security Technical Project Manager
Vulnerability/Security Project Manager

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Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
$116,667
National Average
$130,000
$143,333
* based upon those with two plus years of cybersecurity experience

Responsibilities

Delivering on projects using the best approach as set out within any project methodology processes.
Clearly defining project scope, costs, success criteria, dependencies, assumptions, and constraints with stakeholders.
Defining priorities and requirements and managing the project through planning, design, build, testing, and service transition phases.
Ensuring the agreed objectives and success criteria are delivered on time and within budget.
Identifies and facilitates the resolution of any issues that may arise.
Managing 3rd party vendors and managing multiple individuals and project aspects running concurrently.

Tools & Environment

A Cybersecurity Project Manager can work on a temporary or full-time basis, depending on the nature of the project they’re working on. Often Project Managers will need to work in fast-paced environments and with short turnarounds. These professionals will need to use the right project management and productivity tools such as Trello, Asana, Monday, ClickUp, and more, to manage their teams and ensure that deadlines are met.

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