Job description Posted 26 May 2022

Our client GSK, are currently looking for a Cybersecurity Programme Manager for a 6 month contract based fully remote.


Role purpose    

To lead and deliver a portfolio(s) of cross-functional projects which delivers their functional objectives and targets, aligns to the overall strategy using an Agile methodology.

Key responsibilities 

  • To build, develop and drive delivery against each stage of the process underpinned by a team endorsed plan
  • Assures the attainment of high-quality results as scheduled and within budget
  • Group projects to identify clear work packages and appropriate delivery milestones for reporting & tracking.
  • Maintain best practice in deliverable progress following consistent data processes, decision tracking, risks management, budgets etc
  • Effective communication with program management & project stakeholders
  • Monitor and maintain performance across project team members including any 3rd parties
  • Negotiate solutions and address emergent issues
  • Ensure all deliverables are fit for purpose by employing effective quality management approaches
  • Report progress through agreed reporting mechanisms

The successful candidate will have a Cyber Security / Cloud / Technical background.


Skills required 

  • Programme Management Competencies including ability to produce & maintain a project schedules and plans
  • Ability to apply Agile, Scrum, Kanban practices and related tools as required
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and business acumen demonstrated through experience with negotiating, scope management, risk planning and mitigation strategies, interaction with key senior stakeholders
  • Understanding of data / Technology related processes, quality practices and development lifecycles
  • Experience of resource demand management aligned to project schedules
  • Working knowledge of pro-active project risk management plus issue management and resolution
  • Able to effectively interact with a broad range of people from business leaders to technical delivery teams/SMEs
  • Able to Manage, motivate and maintain focus and of team towards delivery
  • Proactive stakeholder management and communications
  • Ability to negotiate, influence and hold team members to account as required for successful project delivery