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Manager of Information Protection Strategy
Ref No.: 18-00320
Location: Franklin, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/20/2018
Manager of Information Protection Strategy


The Mgr. of Information Potection Strategy is responsible for the design and management of the protection strategies that are used for data assets across the enterprise. The primary goal of these strategies is to manage and continuously improve the information security risk posture. This role directs the policies, processes, procedures and technologies associated with the protection of critical data and all information assets.

Specific areas of focus include:
  • Ensure overall protection of business information that is classified as confidential or secret (most critical)
  • Manage the evaluation and recommendation of vendor products for endpoint protection and other information asset protection; liaise as appropriate with product security
  • Manage and communicate data management process and use technology to store data securely
  • Manage, coach, lead and develop Strategy and Business Engagement personnel; share security advisory and security thought leadership with the business
  • Lead identification of opportunities to enhance performance (productivity and efficiency) of the end-to-end process solution (people, process and technology) and reduce costs
  • Monitor overall spend and forecasts with Service Providers
  • Define and create metrics to measure Data Protection
Degree of Accountability:
  • Monitor Global Data Protection Services and models across all business lines to gauge/measure effectiveness.
  • Oversee outsourced resources and ensure support and implementation of the Data Protection strategies and Global Infrastructure initiatives.
  • Oversee the organizing and protection of information assets
  • Interface with other global infrastructure team members to facilitate integration and completion of Data Protection objectives.
Financial Impact:
  • Works closely with the other global Infrastructure service lines, HR, and Legal teams on security incidents to limit losses to the company.
  • Ensures continuous security monitoring and execution of operations strategy. Provides support to the business lines and has input to security expenditures and budget
Quality Impact:
  • Failures within global infrastructure organization have the potential to allow technology implementations and business lines to be damaged by exposure that harms risk posture enterprise-wide.
  • Responsible for working with the business units in order to balance security risk with cost and burden of implementation and impact.
Cost Impact:
  • Practice continuous improvement to drive operational effectiveness across Global Infrastructure service lines
Budget Responsibility:
  • Some accountability for service line budget
Knowledge & experience
  • Prior experience working with security processes and technology
  • Experience with application development & automation
  • Experience implementing and managing process improvement and quality programs
  • Experience creating metrics and reports for executive leadership.
  • 5+ years experience in IT Management across multiple disciplines
  • Experience in implementing / managing complex projects, initiatives, and continuous improvement
  • Ability to influence without direct authority or oversight.
  • Experience working in a regulatory environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience developing Procedures & Processes
  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Excellence
Job Specific Skills
  • Business Acumen: Mastery skills in understanding the business, being agile and applying expertise in communication and working with diverse groups of people and skill sets.
  • Customer & Client Focused: Understands how clients and customers work and how security tools and processes can improve their productivity. Implementing the infrastructure required for the business to perform their job in an adequate way. Actively solicit voice of the customer and feedback from the site and regions IT Service Delivery Leaders
  • Change advocate: Leverages IT Transformation change model and the infrastructure Change process / tools.
  • Project Management: Proven ability to manage projects, setting the right priorities and delivering on time with a high level of quality/service. Meet or exceed expectations on project CTQ's, budget and schedule
  • Strategic Thinking: Demonstrated ability to understand complex, multi-project environments and be able to quickly diagnose potential risks and issues.
  • Talent Management: Demonstrated capability to facilitate groups of team members, provide candid feedback, and excellence in working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Personal Credibility & Integrity: Demonstrated excellence in professionalism, professional communication, presence, a high degree of integrity, and willingness/strength to do the right thing in difficult situations
Adam Planica
Senior Technology Recruiter
PRI Technology
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