IT Security Program Coordinator
*Position location: California, US or Manila, Philippines. Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within California, US or Manila Philippines.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Information Security Program Coordinator role is responsible for developing and maintaining productive working relationships within WVIT teams and other functional or support organizations. This role will primarily be involved with monitoring, tracking and reporting on program risks, services status, activities/schedule and resources (staff, vendor, and budget). It will also be involved in developing, with IT Security Managers, Information Security program plans and measurements.
Develops and maintains productive working relationships with members of the Information Security team, other IT teams and other functional, support and partner organizations (i.e. NetHope and other NGOs).
Project Planning Support:
Partners with Information Security Managers to design and create resource plan and performance measurements for Information Security programs and services.
Updates program documentation, action plans and schedules.
Maintains the action plans and other registers.
Describes issues that need to be considered and works with managers to create Statement of Work (SOW) documents for small, simple Information Security projects.
Analyzes and tracks program information in order to evaluate service provider performance.
Creates invoices for approval and payment.
Provides an issue escalation path and works directly with vendors and managers to resolve vendor performance disputes.
Analyzes information and partners with Information Security Managers to estimate costs associated with a program or a service, including physical, financial and human capital costs.
Analyzes program information, which will be used to jointly develop, with Information Security managers, accounting, budgeting, and charging model(s) for Information Security services.
Monitors and controls the actual cost of a program or service versus the budget.
Provide budget information to Information Security Managers.
Monitors and analyzes program costs and data.
Provides input into communications plan and ensures that it is being implemented.
KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor’s degree in related field, specialized training, or equivalent work experience.Typically requires 3 years of work experience in a variety of program, service, and financial management methodologies and tools.
Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.
Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, and Powerpoint).
Experience in risk management, desirable.
Knowledge in financial management (accounting, budgeting, and charging) preferred.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.