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Director, Program Management - Information Security

Bethesda, Maryland
Information Technology


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Posting Date May 22, 2020
Job Number 20030215
Job Category Information Technology
Location Marriott International HQ, 10400 Fernwood Road, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Manages a team and contributes to the successful delivery of security programs and projects across the security portfolio. Coordinates resourcing for project managers.  Runs program and portfolio steering committees and aligns with portfolio management team for governance.    Able to represent program and project status to stakeholders for regular updates and readouts.   Maintains alignment to the Enterprise SDLC process and security specific processes.  

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent experience/certification
  • 8+ years of information technology project management experience
  • 3+ years direct management of cross functional, sourced, or matrixed team
  • PMP certification 
  • Active in local Project Management professional organization
  • 2+ years’ experience in leading or developing change initiatives in a business or IT organization
  • Strong negotiating, influencing and problem resolution skills
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Knowledge of business environment, service requirements and hospitality culture
  • Experience with development and management of process standards in a sourced environment.
  • Adept at conducting research into process and governance best practices, models, and methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical ideas in easy to understand business terms
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls and leading in a managed service environment
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Graduate/post graduate degree 



Successful Delivery of Security Projects

  • Establish and integrate Project Management measures, metrics, thresholds, and targets to drive performance in alignment with IT and business strategies, including risk and operational management metrics
  • Develop future-state project management methodology, tools, and governance for Information Security aligned to the Enterpise
  • Perform project risk assessments to identify key organizational risks and opportunities
  • Drive change through communication of vision and objectives to gain organizational support for projects
  • Communicate status and results of programs and projects to senior management
  • Provide accurate reporting and analysis to determine results, business impact, and areas for improvement 

Development of Project Governance and Processes

  • Accountable for overall Information Security Project Management Governance processes
  • Achieves results through management of others
  • Represents Information Security’s Project Management process needs at the enterprise level
  • Works with key business and iT leadership to anticipate future project management needs and develops plans accordingly
  • Accountable for the overall process and tools required to deliver results on-time and within budget 

Cultivate a High-Performing Team

  • Create a compelling vision, clear direction and strategy for the team
  • Generate enthusiasm and understanding of the information security vision and how each role contributes to the achievement of that vision
  • Ensure capabilities are developed and resources are aligned to support the strategy
  • Attract, motivate, develop and retain highly skilled leaders; champion and model leadership development
  • Create and sustain a work environment that drives associate engagement and enables business success
  • Ensure appropriate processes are in place and executed to drive collaboration and alignment within the team and with the broader IT organization
  • Serve as a role model and ensure all information security leaders are visible and effective partners with IT counterparts, broader Marriott stakeholders, and service providers
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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