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Security Specialist Project Manager

Dublin , Ireland

Ref#: 9677249005

Date published: 14-Sep-2020

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Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate security project solutions for a technology client, with direct accountability for project delivery. 
Characteristics of responsible projects:
Complexity: High
Risk: High
Duration: Long term (months to year(s))
Value: Typically >$2 Million USD
Local knowledge of the EMEA real estate market (Security Projects) 

Key Responsibilities:

1. Leads the strategic development, deployment and delivery of all Global Security Technical Systems Project Management objectives.
2. Regularly measures and monitors project progress to identify variances from the plan and make needed corrections.
3. Accountable for providing the Project Sponsor and stakeholders with a routine status of the project, actively communicating technical issues and risks, and minimizing the impact of these issues and risks.
4. Proactively identifies areas for improvements, shares lessons learned, and best practices.
5. Builds and designs security systems.
6. Determines and coordinates with vendors to install, maintain and upgrade systems.
7. Executes design, implementation, and commissioning of security Systems.
8. Coordinates with Facilities, Engineering, and Corpnet to record design, implementation, and commissioning of security systems.
9. Provides guidance and assistance on projects technicians are currently engaged with.
10. Acts as the liaison and point of contact for both internal and cross-functional projects.
11. Evaluates project status and resource utilization; implements changes as needed; reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required.
12. Create project plans and builds consensus among diverse sets of stakeholders.
13. Meets regularly with client management for status updates. As part of the ongoing meetings, conducts weekly project reviews.
14. Leads daily operations and directs the implementation of standards, procedures and best practices that ensures a cohesive, consistent and uniformed global program.
15. Work directly with client to develop strategies, programs, systems and tools that enhances the approach in keeping employees safe and secure.
16. May manage builds of new construction, retrofits, and existing security needs, security system vendor selection, and new technology updates.
17. Regularly communicates updates on emerging technologies, solutions and projects that may impact business operations, employees or vendors.
18. Provides ongoing communication of planning, project status, issues and risks in a timely fashion to internal security teams, cross functional management and executive teams.
19. Manages performance metrics to evaluate progress and success.
20. Manage end-to-end project plans ensuring on-time delivery while driving execution.
21. Researches and evaluates industry standards and benchmarks to support projects.
22. Fosters strong cross-pyramid partnerships and able to effectively prioritize workload demands to meet project deadlines.
23. Create sustainable communication themes in conjunction with systematic routines, processes, and preparedness activities for client to execute consistently.
24. Distinctive problem-solving and analytical skills combined with strong business acumen and technical savviness.
25. Other duties as assigned.

Person Specification

  • Undergrad degree in a technical area of study. 
  • Preferred in industry 5-7 years of related experience and/or training as a Program Specialist.
  • Supplementary PM qualification is a bonus
  • PM Specific certificates / licences required (desirable)
  • Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action. 
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Root cause analysis, industry benchmarking, survey evaluation and data interpretation.
  • Experience with Physical Security or Security Systems such as CCure or Genentech is a plus.
  • Direct project management experience.

  • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based technology client environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
  • Proficient in MS Suites to include Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Ability to read and understand technical, building services drawings.  
  • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results.
  • Responsible for setting department deadlines.  Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • May Provide formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.  
  • May Prepare and deliver performance appraisal for staff.  Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.  Leads by example and models behaviours that are consistent with the company's values.
  • Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/teams/vendors.