The post in a nutshell:
As part of an IS security transformation program, the Security Program Director implements a trajectory and a portfolio of security projects according to a target meeting strategic business and IT security objectives as well as increasing cyber threat. It manages all security projects in their various dimensions (technical, organizational, business).
Equivalent title: Security Project Director
- Define a security trajectory that meets strategic business and IT objectives as well as the increase in the cyber threat
- Define and organize the portfolio of cybersecurity projects
- Ensure the deployment of the cybersecurity program and initiatives in all entities while ensuring overall consistency and coordination between these different entities
- Reorient actions to take into account the evolution of cyber threats
- Implement the governance and management of the program necessary for its success
- Monitor schedules, manage the budget for security projects, risks and associated remediation plans
- Ensure reporting to inform the sponsor and management of the progress and coverage of security risks provided by the program
- Formalize explicit and clear dashboards for top management
Our advice: this position is open to women and men. Motivation and the desire to learn are the fundamental qualities for the success of your project. Don’t put a barrier on yourself, you can do it.
- Good knowledge of the organization’s challenges and professions
- Mastery of the fundamentals in the main fields of ISS
- Ability to understand cybersecurity threats
- Knowledge of security technologies and related tools
- Project and project portfolio management
- Team leadership
- Ability to report back to management
- Ability to coordinate many teams
- Ability to appropriate business issues
Description of the profession in the ANSSI directory
The Security Program Director can be an evolution of an IT Program Management profession. He must acquire a solid knowledge of cybersecurity issues and his organization's cybersecurity strategy.
How to access into the job?
Education: Bac + 5 Experience: 5 to 10 years of experience in running programs I
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