General Information

Req #
Career area:
Information Technology
United States of America
North Carolina
Monday, November 7, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

The Chief Security Office (CSO) is looking for a highly motivated individual for the role of Cybersecurity Compliance Project Manager. Lenovo, a Global Fortune 500 company, is an innovative technology company with an exciting, fluid and fast-paced environment that continues to evolve and grow and thus has a need to regularly review and enhance its security policies and programs to match that transformation. Consequently, the CSO is looking for an experienced Cybersecurity Compliance Project Manager that will report to the Security GRC Leader and help facilitate security related program initiatives across the Lenovo global organization. Responsibilities include managing initiatives designed to build, enhance and continuously improve policies, procedures and controls to ensure compliance with program, regulatory and industry standards and requirements as they relate to information and other security related requirements.

A successful candidate is a self-starter, passionate about driving results, and thrives in a highly collaborative environment.  The Cybersecurity Compliance Project Manager will be able to provide strong and deep project management insights across program initiatives and maintain comprehensive knowledge of industry standards, methodologies, processes and best practices.

This position requires the individual to be a key part of a Security Governance and Project Teams.  The individual must work efficiently and effectively with Information Technology, Business Transformation, e-Commerce Operations, Product Development, Service Delivery, Procurement, Operations, Marketing, Manufacturing, Legal and Finance team members to enhance and manage a security management system as well as other security related projects.  Individuals will have the opportunity to work with and influence a variety of WW stakeholders and leaders to drive transformational projects.

What You'll Do

Program ManagementAs the Cybersecurity Compliance Project Manager, you will be:

  • Establishing a scalable program of PMO support and governance mechanisms consistent with the Lenovo PMO Center of Excellence guidelines and processes that drive consistent delivery, reporting, and tracking across security related PMO initiatives.
  • Defining and driving the execution of multiple tracks of work to achieve continuous improvement in everything we do.
  • Partnering with key collaborators within the PMO and across the business to ensure alignment with critical metrics, program objectives, and overall ISMS and other security program strategies.
  • Providing written and verbal updates to executive leadership on trends, outcomes, and insights related to governance work
  • As part of an initial program, orchestrating overall program execution of an ISMS aligned with international standards in collaboration with individual function/ product/ services/ project managers.
  • Consistently following-through with senior leadership and all stakeholders to identify risks to project execution and effectively managing those risks; proactively raising prioritization and scheduling tradeoff decisions, and escalating and identifying alternate options as appropriate.
  • Stepping in and actively project managing top level initiatives at CSO level where needed.
  • Engaging in program management over various security projects that fall under both the CSO and CIO's or BU’s organizations.
  • Problem-solving project roadblocks and other obstacles with the ability to lead through ambiguity to deliver incremental value to the CSO and the related security organizations.
  • Demonstrating the ability to optimally collaborate with cross-functional teams and build positive relationships

Key Essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in technology or business related degree.
  • 8+ years of industry experience in operations, product/program/project management.
  • Experience managing complex projects which are often cross-functional while demonstrating exceptional business judgment, utilizing emotional intelligence and building relationships at all levels of the company.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong communication skills as this role will require you to provide both written and verbal updates to executive leadership on trends, outcomes, and insights related to governance work
  • Intermediate Power Point and Excel skills required
  • Knowledge of various cybersecurity frameworks and standards (NIST CF, ISO 27001/2, NIST 800-171, PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials, TISAX, CMMC, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with information security domains and/or knowledge of security fundamentals 
  • CISSP and related security certifications 
  • PMI or PMP certification 
  • Lean Six Sigma certification 
  • Comfortable operating in a matrixed environment, managing both up and down.
  • Demonstrated aptitude and can quickly absorb the nuances of complex, interdependent situations.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously with demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks independently.
  • Ability to seek to understand, solve conceptual problems, wrangle resources, and deliver results in challenging situations.
  • Strong sense of urgency balanced with patience and a sense of humor

*We are open to this role being remote for someone on East Coast or Central time zones*

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America