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Program Manager- Information Technology and Security

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Internews Network
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Washington, DC

Internews Network


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Published 25 days ago

October 30, 2020

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Program Manager is primarily responsible for managing and overseeing the administrative and technical advisory of Internews’ organization-wide information security projects. The role is highly collaborative in nature and will work closely across Information Technology, Global Technology Programs and key Administrative departments to design and operationalize stronger security related workflow processes. This role is cross-functional and supports multiple programs around the globe.


OUR COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING A CULTURE OF BELONGING

We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people. Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents, and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and socio-economic backgrounds. We are EEO employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates and lead efforts aimed at improving Internews’ information security for specialized work across the organization.
  • Identify gaps and work with teams to develop solutions in line with Internews’ information security polices and implementation principles.
  • Conduct and support security awareness trainings as needed for staff and partners.
  • Manage Internews vendor and licensing for specialized security tools.
  • Serve as the information security representative at internal meetings as requested.
  • Prepare secure workspaces and documentation per program needs.
  • Participate in the design, testing and implementation of new IT security initiatives.
  • Lead the writing of new procedures and documentation related to new IT security policy and procedure.
  • Keep informed of current or emerging threats and mitigation techniques as they apply to Internews.
  • Understand and demonstrate commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.
  • Has a lead role in roll-out of the information security initiatives set forth by the IT Dept.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

We’re seeking candidates who bring excellent program management practices to the team, along with a collaborative attitude and empathy-driven security mindset. We are seeking a team member who excels at leading projects with competing priorities and is excited to get involved and learn the content of the work in addition to the structure of managing it. The successful candidate has a strong interest in information security and technology broadly with a willingness to grow and learn.


Required

  • Experience managing information security projects and working in environments with a wide array of stakeholders and skillsets. 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience, including: project coordination and support
  • Excellent communications skills are critical to this role and the ability to communicate effectively technical subject matter to non-technical audiences.
  • A keen interest in information security best practices, standard frameworks and end user training.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment, across different time zones.
  • Strong reputation for developing excellent collaborative working relationships with colleagues in a variety of departments and fields.
  • Have a track record of success delivering quality results with an empathy-driven security mindset.
  • Able to work with diverse teams of varying technical and digital security capacities.
  • Able to influence and motivate teams across the organization in adopting stronger security systems and practices.


GENERAL FUNCTION

The Program Manager is primarily responsible for managing and overseeing the administrative and technical advisory of Internews’ organization-wide information security projects. The role is highly collaborative…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our Internews Benefits page.

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process…

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

Please send resume and application documents to: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1258

Please send resume and application documents to: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1258

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