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Job Field:
Information Systems Jobs
Application Development/Software Jobs, Infrastructure Jobs, MIS (Management Information Systems) Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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The Senior Security Project Manager will be responsible for all phases of delivery for large, often global initiatives. This includes the planning, management and delivery of the full portfolio of Information Security projects. The ideal candidate has an Information Security background, in areas such as security architecture, application security or network security; and has seasoned experience driving large scale security improvement programs.

Day-to-day responsibilities of the Senior Security Project Manager include: organizing and driving project team discussions; managing project activities and discussion action items, escalating to the appropriate stakeholders when required; coordinating with team members across all levels within applications, infrastructure, network and distributed technology teams; interacting with third parties such as consultants, software vendors and hardware vendors; presenting project progress to leadership; and mentoring team members and direct reports.
Candidate must be capable of developing detailed project schedules and managing multiple (five-plus (5+)) projects concurrently. Must be capable of, and willing to actively help coach team members, direct reports and end users; help isolate, assess and resolve problems; and keep projects moving forward. This position requires excellent communication skills with all levels in the organization.
  • Manage large MIS Security projects/programs including development of Proposal/Charter, creating and maintaining the work plan, managing the project team to complete their tasks, tracking and escalating issues, and creating and presenting weekly status reports
  • Provide a deep level of specific Information Security expertise to global MIS projects
  • Work closely with Security Operations team to standardize and improve processes
  • Understand the tactical and strategic plans of MIS Security in order to support and promote an MIS strategy that aligns with the business risk appetite, business process and operations
  • Work closely with the MIS Security Governance team and Security Architects to gather requirements, scope projects, and design solutions
  • Secure project resources, communicate and receive commitments from project sponsors, and initiate purchasing and procurement activities
  • Prioritize specific projects within the MIS Security portfolio to address issues resulting from audit activities, internal metrics, risk assessments, regulatory compliance, or business operational impacts
  • Understand all MIS related user satisfaction issues related to MIS Security, communicate these issues to MIS management, and lead resolution of these issues within MIS
  • Stay current on new project management methodologies, security technologies, and processes
  • Provide thought leadership in the MIS Security organization
  • Lead and motivate direct reports and others assigned to project teams
  • Effectively coach and mentor employees; proactively support employee involvement and development; counsel employees on performance standards; complete and administer accurate and timely performance reviews

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with at least eight (8) years of experience in the Information Services or Information Security field, which includes five (5) years of Project Management/Leadership experience
  • Must have Information Security background and relevant project experience in any of the following:
    • Security
    • Governance
    • PCI-DSS
    • ISO 27001
    • NIST 800-53
    • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
    • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • Security Architecture
    • DMZ
    • Firewalls
    • 802.1X
    • PKI
    • Patch Management
    • Mobile Device Management (MDM)
    • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
    • Privileged Identity Management (PIM)
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Network Access Control (NAC)
    • Endpoint Protection
    • Encryption
    • Intrusion Detection Systems/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS)
    • Application White Listing
    • Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Prevention
    • Penetration Testing
    • Security Operations Center (SOC)
    • Threat Intelligence
    • Forensics
    • User Behavior Analytics
    • Insider Threat Programs
    • Security Event and Information Management (SEIM)
    • Security Analytics



  • Bachelor’s degree in an Information Services or Business field
  • Relevant Certifications including PMP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, and/or GAIC (GPEN, GCIA, GCWN)
  • Security implementation project experience to include PKI / IAM, DMZ, Encryption, Cloud Services, Vulnerability Management, or Endpoint Protection
  • Experience using MS Project/Project Server to actively manage projects
  • Technical experience on large system implementations
  • Experience managing small, medium, and large, cross-functional security, infrastructure, and application development projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex, global projects and deliver them on time and within budget
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and influence competencies, as well as the ability to function at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to meet customer requirements and achieve high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Experience working with people in multiple locations around the world
  • In addition to fluent English, language skills such as French, Spanish, Finnish, or Bahasa Indonesia
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator
  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • Must be accessible 24/7 for emergency customer service issues
  • Must be able to frequently, sit, stand, and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable State Laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or 
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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Senior Security Project Manager - Phoenix, AZ

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