Project Manager - Risk & Cyber Security

Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Contract Type: Contract
Industry: Change Management
Contact Name: Connor Wallace-Sims
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Connor Wallace-Sims

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Project Manager - Risk & Cyber Security

Very Important:

The ideal candidate should have the following experience:

  • Insurance industry or Financial industry at the very least.
  • Experience in Third Party Risk Management or Vendor Management

Business Need: Program Lead for up to 1.5 years with evaluation periods every 6 months

Program Lead responsibilities to encompass:

  1. These Components have been established; however they require update and ongoing maintenance




Key Deliverables

1. Program Governance and


  • Define and agree upon program objectives and priorities
  • Identify individual projects and related high level milestones
  • Program objectives and priorities
  • Program governance structure


  • Define / document program governance, including
    • Program charter
    • Project owners
    • Key project team members
    • Program steering committee and/or approval authorities


  • Define and document internal and external resourcing / budget as applicable

2. Project Management Process and Tools


  • Setup a central document repository
  • Develop / customize project templates (leverage existing Munich Re templates where available) for
    • project plan template
    • status reporting including schedule and budget tracking
    • deliverable templates (e.g., excel or PowerPoint templates for deliverables)
    • meeting minutes
    • feedback collection
    • action items tracker
    • project risk / issues log including action items, owner, target dates and monitoring frequency
    • scope change mgmt and key decisions log
  • Project management templates and related processes


  • Establish/agree on lines of reporting and escalation; agree on status reporting / review plan, meeting participants, frequency and timing of key meetings


  • Establish project risk and issue escalation, budget tracking, scope change acceptance process etc.


  • Define deliverable reviewers / approvers and process for obtaining approvals

3. Project Planning and Kick off


  • Work with identified project owners and teams to document project plans
  • Project Plans for identified projects


  • Initiate project kick off meetings


  • Conduct handover / transition activities to identified Munich personnel

  1. It would be expected this person would continue managing and supporting the various 2019 IRM Priorities:

Support Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) Manager implementing Governance and Operating Model at 3 entities (Princeton, Hartford and Cincinnati):

  • Developing and managing Project Plan(s) for Workstreams listed below

This includes: creating project plan, updating the plan, obtaining status from team members, preparing project status reports, presenting/reporting status as required

  • Working on-site (primarily Princeton location) at a minimum 3 days per week.

This is intended to enable working relationship with team members, conducting telepresence meetings with US and MR project team members and stakeholders.

  • Coach Local TPRM staff in their role as 2nd line

Support local project management, training, and presentations as required.

  • Work with and support IT Governance: Risk , Security, Compliance lead with tool evaluation and selection

Prepare Project Charters, CBAs; assist Procurement with RFI/RFPs and related due diligence activities, support product implementation tasks as required.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations, as appropriate

Workstreams to include:

  1. Tool evaluation and selection to include:
  • Cyber Risk Assessment Tool e.g.: Cyber GRX
  • Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) Platform (RSA Archer)
  1. Implementation of and operationalizing of 3rd Party Cyber Risk Classification and Assessment
  2. 3rd Party Risk Measurement and Reporting (KPIs, KRIs)

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