Project Manager (Cybersecurity)

Job title: Project Manager (Cybersecurity)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM15,000-RM20,000 per month
Contact name: Izzah Hayati Saibudin
Contact email:
Published: 24 days ago

Job description

​​About our client

Our client is a multinational company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for the construction, building maintenance, energy, and manufacturing industries, mainly to the professional end-user.

They specialize in anchoring systems, fire protection systems, installation systems, measuring and detection tools (such as laser levels, range meters, and line lasers), power tools (such as hammer drills, demolition hammers, diamond drills, cordless electric drills, heavy angle drills, power saws) and related software and services.

​About the role

You will report to the Chief Cybersecurity Officer.

Our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager in Cybersecurity who can manage complex cybersecurity projects and contribute significantly to the success of their Cybersecurity Program.

The Project Manager Cybersecurity is responsible for steering a target-oriented interdisciplinary project team ensuring project targets such as quality, timely delivery, cost, and risk mitigation are met. In this role, the Project Manager Cybersecurity will strongly contribute to the implementation of the Cyber Security strategy, which is essential to protect our client’s business against any Cyber-attack.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage project-related activities leading to new security capabilities, processes, technical solutions, and enhancement of existing security services.

  • You will interact with Senior Management, Finance & Controlling, Architecture, and other internal stakeholders (e.g. product owners, engineers, security specialists) as well as vendors and suppliers relevant to your project.

  • Your project portfolio includes cloud security, network security, email security, data security, application security, etc.

  • You will prepare, moderate and document project steering committee meetings thoroughly.

  • You are responsible for the project budget, financial forecasting, resourcing, staffing, and final on-time delivery of the desired project results according to plan.

You will have

Skills and Knowledge

  • BSc degree in cybersecurity, computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related technical discipline related to information security, or computer network defense.

  • 3+ years of proven project management experience, including project planning and delivery, resource planning, budgeting, and reporting to steering committees at the senior management level.

  • Cyber security-specific domain know-how (e.g. cloud/network/email/data/application security).

  • Experience in Agile/Lean way of working.

Good to have

  • Prince2 or IPMA or PMI or any other relevant program/project management certification is an added advantage.

  • Working experience in the manufacturing industry.

  • Familiarity with multi-cloud environments.

  • Previous exposure to IoT or OT.

  • Knowledge of NIST and SANS incident response frameworks and best practices.

  • A thirst to learn and challenge yourself.

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