Project Manager, Information Security

Role Overview
The Information Security Project Manager assists with the implementation and operations of Avanade's Information Security Management System (ISMS) and the delivery of its commitments. This job leverages experience in Information Security, Project Management, and Client Data Protection to assist with the continuous improvement of Avanade's information security practices. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to advance a career in the rapidly growing field of Information Security. #dice

Key Role Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Planning, organizing, and managing many simultaneous initiatives
  • Scheduling and leading meetings with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Maintaining strong relationships with information security stakeholders
  • Tracking, analyzing, and publishing the results of risk reduction efforts
Information Security

  • Understanding Avanade's information technology solutions and Information Security organization
  • Working with Information Security teammates to identify gaps and improvement opportunities
  • Evangelizing and continuously improving strong information security practices
Information Security Management System
  • Assisting with the planning, deployment, and administration of a holistic Information Security Management System
  • Serving as subject matter expert on Information Security and ISO 27001 practices
  • Coordinating information security audits
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Information Security Knowledge & Skills
  • Experience with Information Security implementation, ideally ISO 27001
  • Familiarity with Client Data Protection practices
  • CRSC, CISM, or similar information security certifications preferred

General Knowledge & Skills
  • Ideal candidate is a versatile team player who will learn and grow quickly
  • Strong organizational skills, planning skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships with different personality types and to manage through influence
  • Ability to work independently
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Process improvement and problem solving aptitude
  • Results oriented; self-directed ability to drive change in an unstructured environment
  • Ability and willingness to assume new responsibilities

Preferred Education Background:
  • Undergraduate degree required, preferably in Information Security or business-related field, 3+ years in US military accepted in lieu of education requirement.

Preferred Work Experience:
  • 5 years of project or operations management experience
  • Prior experience with or awareness of ISO 27001
  • Prior experience implementing or working within an Information Security Management System (ISMS)

About Avanade
Avanade, Inc. leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has over 30,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at

Requisition ID - 55353

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at

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