IT Delivery Manager – Cyber security

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IT Delivery Manager - Cyber security
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #22161
Company: Datafin Recruitment

Drive and support exceptional quality and high-paced delivery of Cyber Security programs, projects, and initiatives across the country as your technical expertise and strong commercial acumen as an IT Delivery Manager is sought by a reputable Retail Group for its Cyber Security division. You will support the IT GRC and Cyber team with delivery, project management and coordination of complex tasks with a range of stakeholders. The successful incumbent requires Grade 12/Matric, a suitable 3-year Degree/Diploma with up to 10 years' experience in IT & Security with a minimum of 3 years in a Delivery or Project Manager role. You must also have a proven track record delivering on complex IT projects, be familiar with Agile methodologies & able to translate technical Cyber Security requirements into deliverables.
Responsible for security program and project management through the full lifecycle from requirements gathering to implementation -

    • In conjunction with the team, define and articulate programs, projects and initiatives in support of the Cyber and IT GRC strategy and roadmap.

    • Define and obtain requirements in support of cyber initiatives.

    • Create, prioritise, and manage Epics, Issues and Tasks that make up programs and projects.

    • Maintain program and project delivery dashboards.

    • Develop and maintain resource demand dashboards.

Cyber Security and GRC Business Process Engineering -

    • Identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve delivery at pace in a complex environment.

Responsible for driving the delivery of security programs and projects -

    • Primary point of contact between the team and IT stakeholders on new and recurring projects.

    • Represent the team at the relevant IT Portfolio and Procurement forums to manage resources and delivery.

    • Coordinate projects through IT Portfolio project management processes.

Communication and collaboration -

    • Establish relationships with key stakeholders for effective cross-team collaboration and implementation of security projects.

    • Maintain dashboards of progress for stakeholder reporting.


Qualifications -

    • Grade 12 / Matric.

    • Minimum 3-year relevant Degree/Diploma.

Experience/Skills -

    • Up to 10 years' experience in IT and Security with a minimum of 3 years in a Delivery or Project Manager role.

    • Proven track record of delivering on complex IT projects.

    • Experience with agile methodologies.

    • Proven track record of business and stakeholder relationship management.

    • Ability to translate technical Cyber Security requirements into deliverables.

    • Solid documentation and reporting skills.

    • Ability to break down large complex programs into smaller agile delivery items.

    • Building and sustaining relationships is a critical success factor.

    • Knowledge of IT and cyber security landscape, including systemic understanding of key business linkages and dependencies.

    • Prepare written reports and brief and communicate ideas clearly.

Advantageous -

    • Security and Risk project experience.

    • Experience in Security Business Analysis.

    • Knowledge of PCI and security frameworks (ISF, NIST and ATT&CK).


    • Understands what is commercially achievable and makes sound business decisions.

    • Supports the development of business acumen of team through knowledge sharing and upskilling.

    • Maintains advanced knowledge of business operations and organisational metrics and trends.

    • Is aware of and responsive to internal and external events and influences on the technical landscape.

    • Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findings.

    • Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved.

    • Presents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itself.

    • Proactively approaches others to obtain missing information.

    • Demonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projects.

    • Clearly defines objectives and translates them into workab

Posted on 12 May 12:34, Closing date 11 Jun
Wendy Campbell
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