Senior Program Manager (Global Cyber Security)

Prague, Czech

Gen

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Gen is a global company powering Digital Freedom through consumer brands including Norton, Avast, LifeLock, Avira, AVG, Reputation Defender, and CCleaner. Our combined heritage is rooted in providing safety for the first digital generations. We bring leading technology solutions in cybersecurity, privacy, and identity protection to more than 500 million users in 150 countries so they can live their digital lives safely, privately, and confidently today and for generations to come. We're always looking for smart, fearless, and dedicated people. Together, we have collective passion and a big vision to power Digital Freedom by protecting consumers and giving them control of their digital lives.  

When you’re a part of Gen, you are provided access to a range of resources and support to ensure you can do your best work and live your best life. This includes flexible working options with generous time off and competitive benefits & compensation packages. 

Diversity is foundational to how we do business because we know the greatest ideas and results come from our unique perspectives and differences. We strive to create a safe, inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. Team members are valued, respected, and celebrated for who they are in a meaningful and exciting atmosphere. Gen is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit, experience, and business needs.  

If this sounds like you—Gen has a dynamic, supportive culture with core values that celebrate diversity, promote teamwork, and encourage every team member to contribute and grow—join us! 

About the Role: 

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Program Manager based in the Czech Republic to join our dynamic Global Technology & Security team.

The Senior Program Manager position within Global Technology & Security (GTS) is a role that will help drive strategy, standards, and help advance the organization’s program management framework as we build security at the foundation. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and executing transformational information security projects and programs at Gen. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, independent but also a team player. This role will focus on strategic program management, ensuring successful delivery of security initiatives, and fostering collaboration across various teams within the organisation and offers a flexible mix of remote and in-office work. 

About the Team:

 The role joins a team of highly skilled program managers based in the Czech Republic. The Global Technology & Security (GTS) Operations Management Team is a global team responsible for program and project management, security compliance, budgeting and reporting.

What You’ll Do In This Role:

Program Management:

  • Lead the planning and execution of information security programs and initiatives, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and objectives.

  • Maintain a comprehensive security program roadmap, including resource planning, timelines, and dependencies.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define program scope, objectives, and success criteria.

  • Serve as a participating member of GTS Program Management Council, providing input into Program standards and practices.

Project Management:

  • Manage the day-to-day execution of information security projects, ensuring adherence to project plans, schedules, and budgets.

  • Work closely with project teams to identify and mitigate risks and resolve issues that may impact project delivery.

  • Conduct regular project status meetings and provide timely and accurate project reporting to leadership.

  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency and ability to understand when and to whom to escalate.

Communication and Cross-Functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with product, legal, compliance, and other departments to integrate security considerations into various projects and initiatives.

  • Serve as a liaison between technical and business teams, ensuring effective communication and understanding of security requirements.

  • Be a trusted advisor to internal and external business partners/stakeholders. 

  • Collaborate with Program Management peers, security, and business leadership to align programs, projects, and operations with business objectives and strategies. 

Quality Assurance:

  • Develop and implement quality assurance processes for security projects, ensuring that deliverables meet established security program standards and requirements.

  • Conduct regular project reviews to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.

  • Identify and align technical, business or process risks and mitigation strategies with options and trade-offs.

What You'll Need To be Successful In This Role:

  • Possess over 4 years of experience working as a project or program manager.

  • Strong knowledge of program and project management methodologies and best practices (e.g. Prince 2 or PMBOK)

  • Preferably project management certifications such as PMP, PgMP, Prince2 or CPMP, and Information security certifications such as CISSP or CISM.

  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and security/compliance standards (e.g., GDPR, ISO 27001).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Can Offer:

  • Annual bonus scheme

  • Unlimited PTO (paid time off), flexible working hours & home office.

  • The chance to join a major global tech company listed on the S&P 500.

  • Opportunity to learn and work with the best in the Digital Security industry

  • Cafeteria points are provided by Benefit Plus (meal plan, pension insurance, travel, free time activities, multisport card, and much more).

  • Tuition reimbursement for job-related courses

  • Learning & Development plan.

  • Sustainable home improvement bonus

  • Mac/Windows laptop and mobile phone

Gen is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on merit, experience, and business needs, without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), genetic information, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, military or veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law. Gen strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based on such protected characteristics and seeks to recruit the most talented candidates from diverse cultures and backgrounds. 

 

We also consider employment-qualified individuals with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Learn more about pay transparency

 

Gen complies with all anti-discrimination laws. 

 

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicant should be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government. 

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Tags: CISM CISSP Compliance GDPR ISO 27001 Privacy Strategy Windows

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Salary bonus Transparency Unlimited paid time off

Region: Europe
Country: Czechia
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