Senior Project Manager Security Transformation (m/f/d)

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Heidelberg, DE Berlin, DE Lisbon, PT

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Springer Nature undergoes transformational changes in its technology landscape and its product & service portfolio.  You will manage projects in SN’s company-wide security maturity program and implement solutions in the Cybersecurity space, e.g. SASE, ZTNA across the global organisation  


The Senior Project Manager Security Transformation  reports to the Security Maturity program  lead and will work closely with cross-company project teams to implement key organization-wide solutions that serve business units in and outside the company with modern future-proven cybersecurity solutions 


He/She/Her will work with globally distributed Cyber Security, SN’s and SNTPS’s technical teams, Legal, Data Protection, and Risk & Compliance units as well as SN’s product teams, and deliver cross-company projects for SN within the appropriate governance models. 


Location: Heidelberg, Berlin, Lissabon 


Job duties: 

  • Drive & manage the technical and operational delivery of complex end-2-end cross-company projects for both internal users and customer-facing assets in a cost-efficient manner 

  • Design & establish appropriate governance and process frameworks  

  • Analyze needs, identify, clearly articulate, and prioritize emerging detailed technical and procedural requirements with technical, legal, and risk & compliance stakeholders,  

  • Run appropriate dependency analysis, risk analysis and manage the resulting roadmaps   

  • Proactively manage relationships with relevant business stakeholders  

  • Manage 3rd party vendors and internal relationships  

  • Liaise between multiple technical cross-functional teams (i.e. cyber security, software development, IT operations, and others) as well as cross-functional stakeholders and support them as needed 

  • Frequently consult with senior stakeholders 


Job requirements: 

  • A solid leadership & ownership attitude, great organizational and project and time management skills together with 

  • a high degree of operational, business & legal acumen  

  • combined with excellent communication on different management levels in an international cross-culture matrix environment paired with 

  • interpersonal and networking capabilities to establish effective working relationships 

  • Very strong working knowledge of agile project management skills as well as proven hands-on experience in project management methods like PRINCE2 and PMP 

  • In-depth practical knowledge of IT & security technologies from the network layer to the application layer  proven by implementing solutions in different industries 

  • Proven track record in delivering innovative & cost saving projects into global matrix organizations 

  • excellent spoken and written English  

  • a strong willingness to travel world-wide 

  • You are experienced in implementing privacy, security, or compliance principles using relevant technologies  

  • Having worked in a regulated environment is a strong plus 


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