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Programme Manager

NCC Group

NCC Group

United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Thanks for checking out our job opening; we are excited that YOU are interested in learning more about NCC Group.

We are on a mission to make society a safer and more secure place. Our people are the ones who make that possible; a global community of talented individuals working together towards a safer future.

We aim to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We work together, we are brilliantly creative, we embrace difference, and we want you to join in our mission, as a Programme Manager.

Take a look at our website here to learn more about why we’re one of the leading global Cyber Security and Risk Mitigation business… https://www.nccgroup.com/uk/

The Opportunity

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Programme Manager to join us. As a Programme Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the output of our cyber professionals is of the highest standard and in line with industry best practices. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee and manage various cyber security projects, while also engaging with our clients from a governance perspective to ensure compliance and effective execution of security initiatives. This position carries significant responsibility and requires exceptional leadership, organisational, and communication skills.

Joining our cyber security consultancy as a Programme Manager presents a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of cyber security, influencing not only our clients' security posture but also developing the next generation of programme managers. If you are passionate about cyber security, have a proven track record in project management, and possess excellent leadership and communication skills, we welcome your application.

The Challenge

  • Project Management: Lead and manage cyber security projects from initiation to successful completion, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.

  • Quality Assurance: Implement processes and methodologies to maintain consistently high standards of work output across all cyber security projects.

  • Client Interaction: Act as the primary point of contact for clients from a governance perspective, addressing their concerns, providing progress updates, and ensuring their satisfaction with our services.

  • Compliance and Governance: Monitor and ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices related to cyber security.

  • Risk Management: Identify and assess potential risks in cyber security projects and implement strategies to mitigate them effectively.

  • Team Leadership: Provide guidance, mentoring, and support to the cyber professionals to foster their professional development and enhance their project management skills.

  • Training and Development: Develop and deliver training programs to enable aspiring cyber professionals to become successful programme managers.

  • Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify opportunities for process optimisation, efficiency gains, and overall enhancement of service delivery.

  • Reporting: Generate comprehensive reports on project status, key performance indicators (KPIs), and overall program performance for both internal stakeholders and clients.

  • Stakeholder Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with internal teams, external vendors, and key stakeholders to ensure seamless collaboration and successful project outcomes.

Skills

At NCC Group we are passionate about passionate people; someone who wants to join in our mission of making the world safer and more secure, whilst learning new skills and advancing their career forward.

In terms of technical and behavioural capabilities, we are looking for individuals who have experience in the following areas:

  • Experience: Proven experience (typically 5+ years) in managing and delivering cyber security projects, preferably in a consulting or professional services environment.

  • Cyber Security Expertise: Strong understanding of cyber security concepts, technologies, and industry standards, with a track record of implementing effective security measures.

  • Project Management Certification: Possess relevant project management certifications such as PMP, PRINCE2, or Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum).

  • Leadership Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor, and motivate cross-functional teams, ensuring high-performance levels and team cohesion.

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders effectively.

  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to tackle challenges and find innovative solutions.

  • Client-Focused: A customer-centric approach with the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.

  • Adaptability: Thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Collaboration: A team player who can work collaboratively with diverse teams and individuals.

Please do not hesitate to apply.

About NCC Group

The NCC Group family has over 2,000 members located all around the world, providing a trusted advisory service to 15,000 customers. Born in the UK, we have now have offices in North America, Canada, Europe, Asia- Pacific and United Arab Emirates.

We are passionate about helping our customers to protect their brand, value and reputation against the ever-evolving threat landscape. We fuel that passion with investment in our people and our business.

Our values and code of ethics are at the heart of how we operate – we work together, we are brilliantly creative, and we embrace difference. We treat everyone and everything with equal respect.

We want to create an environment where all colleagues feel psychologically, emotionally and physically safe to be authentic, sharing their personal experiences to represent the diversity of the world they live in, and have equal opportunity to achieve their best.

About your application

We review every application received and will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. If you don’t hear back from us within 10 days, please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies and we would encourage you to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other suitable roles.

If you do not want us to retain your details, please email global.ta@nccgroup.com. All personal data is held in accordance with the NCC Group Privacy Policy. We are committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please tell us at any stage.

Please note that this role has background clearance as mandatory due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process.