IT Security Project Manager

   Address : Rockwell Business Center/ UP Technohub

   SCHEDULE : Day Shift

   Experience : 5 to 10 years experience

   Education : Bachelor's Degree

   Employment Type : Permanent

   Contract : Full-time

Pointwest Technologies

Citibank Center, Paseo de Roxas, Makati, 1226 Metro ManilaMakati City

   500- Above Employees
    Monday - Friday
           08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

IT Security Project Manager


The primary purpose of the IT Security Project Manager is to conduct or oversee information technology (IT)-specific projects by applying technical expertise in IT project management. This includes responsibilities for managing projects end-to-end through the planning, development, execution, and implementation stages, while adhering to Pointwest's IT project practices. Overall, this role contributes to IT projects that ultimately work to move the organization forward and provide technological improvements across the business.



  • Delivers multiple technical projects from planning to minimum realization with full responsibility and accountability for the outcomes through consistent communication with project stakeholders and personnel
  • Develops, analyzes, and manages all touch points of the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials, and providing input and justification for costs and budget impact
  • Monitors the overall project performance (timeline, budget, and resource utilization) against plan and makes adjustments as needed when issues are identified and require resolution
  • Manages resource allocation of multiple projects
  • Assists in the request for information (RFI), vendor request for proposal (RFP) processes as directed, and prepares and/or reviews status reports on key project performance metrics
  • Drives the work of assigned project team by requesting resources to support IT project demands and communicating a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team
  • Coordinates team activities to ensure project milestones are achieved, providing performance feedback to team members' supervisors as appropriate
  • Manages, controls, and mitigates project risks by identifying and analyzing trigger events, establishing contingency plans; anticipating dependencies affected by ongoing project changes, and recommending ways to mitigate future risks to management
  • Reviews and/or prepares status reports on key project performance metrics (i.e. deliverables, financials, duration, benefits) and/or provides data input for report preparation
  • Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management
  • Applies technical knowledge in software development, database management, IT architecture, Pointwest's operating systems, etc. to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders such as internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management
  • Supports and is accountable for the management, delivery and outcomes of assigned projects


  • At least 5 years of experience in managing Information Security and/or privacy management position
  • At least 1 year of experience managing information security projects
  • Experience working on and/or managing IT project(s) involving the implementation of SDLC project life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Experience managing operational or project financial budgets and leading project teams
  • Experience developing IT project Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) / User Stories used to create project schedules and estimates
  • Background in business analysis, software design, Software development, data architecture, operating systems, software testing or other technical area, IT security
  • Working knowledge of computer networks
  • Working knowledge in basic security concepts and privacy
  • Adept in conducting Network Security Analysis, Privacy Impact Analysis (PIA), Threat Modeling, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis
  • Any of the following certifications is a must: CISM , CISSP, CSSLP, CEH
  • Project Management Program (PMP) or other project/program management certification is preferred
  • Knowledge in ISO270001 is a plus
  • Business Development background is a plus
  • IT Consulting background is a plus
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Company description

<p>Founded in 2003 by pioneers of the Philippine Global Sourcing industry, <strong>Pointwest</strong> creates value for its list of satisfied clients &mdash; including top Fortune 100 and local companies &mdash; with world-class IT and BPM services backed by international-standard methodologies, and innovative practices.</p>
<p>With leadership affirmed through the International ICT Awards' Hall of Fame recognition for <strong>&ldquo;Best Filipino-Owned Company&rdquo;</strong> and excellence pronounced in extensive industry experience in financial services, retail, transportation, logistics, travel, healthcare, utilities, media, and the public sector, Pointwest transforms businesses for the fourth industrial revolution with digital offerings in Analytics, User Experience, Enterprise Mobile, Agile-DevOps, and Cloud Computing.</p>
<p>Pointwest carries digital products in healthcare, transportation, disaster management, and customer engagement: (1) Easimed, a platform of mobile and patient-centric healthcare solutions, is designed to provide patients with a digital directory of healthcare professionals, a kiosk to streamline LOA approvals, and a practice management tool to transform clinics into a digital practice. (2) Autoparq, a mobile parking solution, aims to reduce traffic, queues, and opportunity losses due to low awareness and long queues by giving car owners the ability to locate parking spaces and to reserve parking slots from their mobile device. (3) Arko, an award-winning mobile application, provides flood hazard information for different parts of the country to save lives and property. (4) EESY, an events engagement platform, allows event participants to react to segments and speakers, rate them, and be engaged through gamification.</p>
<p>Pointwest supports its strong presence in North America, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand, with its three delivery centers in Metro Manila and satellite offices in the United States. It incorporated Pointwest Global, LLC, in 2014 to further the company's thrust to be a major global player in the ICT industry.</p>

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