What you'll be doing:
As a Manager in our Research, Delivery & Operations Project Management Office, you'll work with a passionate team responsible for leading cross-team programs and projects, strengthening our project management discipline, and striving towards operational excellence through effective process management.
You will leverage your program management, Security and Risk experience as well as savvy to tackle and conquer challenges. We are looking for a Manager with excellent communication and collaboration skills to lead diverse teams across Blackbaud, focused on leading technical programs and projects for our Infrastructure Engineering and Cloud Operations organization. This month the challenge may be a complicated initiative with varying requirements across demanding stakeholders that needs a clear, comprehensive plan and a steady, experienced leader to guide and govern it. Next month you may be partnering with a cross-functional team to gain efficiencies or reduce risk by defining a new process. Whatever the challenge, you'll always be looking for ways we can do things better.
Serve as the primary PMO representative for the Security and Risk sub-portfolio
Lead and manage complex strategic cross-organizational Security and Risk related projects
Drive collaboration and communication necessary to ensure program success, including successful integration of projects and dependencies.
Self-motivated to own and solve difficult challenges and ability to motivate others to higher levels
Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Strong desire and aptitude for continuous learning and keeping abreast of new and emerging technology
Ability to establish positive working relationships, manage expectations, bring together and align different points of view
Address challenges such as identifying where and how to use data; determining tools and technologies to deploy; ensuring that preventive, detective, and corrective controls are in place and functioning effectively
Act as the point of escalation for risks, issues and obstacles, ensuring action items are clearly defined, assigned to owners and driven to resolution in a timely manner.
Partner with leadership to develop, deploy and govern project management standards, best practices and project success measures.
Actively contribute in advancing our processes to drive efficiency and improve effectiveness.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience
Demonstrated previous experience in risk and compliance, having been an auditor, external examiner or run an audit organization for a large technology firm or within the financial industry preferred
Experience with security and risk in Public Cloud environments, preferably Azure or AWS
A minimum of 5 years Agile program/project management experience required
CISSP and/or Security+ certifications preferred
Previous experience with the NIST Cybersecurity framework
Experience working with geographically distributed teams preferred
Why you'll want to come work here:
Our benefits are unmatched. Not only do we offer competitive salaries, 4 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and 401K match, we also provide endless community involvement opportunities to encourage our employees to give back, through our CSR programs like gift matching and volunteer for vacation.
Blackbaud has been named to Forbes America's Best Employers for Diversity 2019, Forbes America's Best Midsize Employer 2019, and AnitaB.org's Top Companies for Women Technologists 2018, we are rapidly growing and offer incredible opportunity for career advancement!
We understand that people thrive in a culture focused on teamwork and purpose. That's why Blackbaud offers a tremendous company culture, encouraging open, collaborative working environments in all of our offices around the world, including; North America, Australia, the United Kingdom and Costa Rica.
We have proven that we are one of the best technology companies to work for. Blackbaud has been ranked Best Technology Company in Charleston, SC for the fourth year in a row, and ranked by BuiltIn Austin as one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX.
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