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Willis Towers Watson

Program Manager

Summary of the Role
  • Runs the IS Program Delivery Function that fits within the overall IS Change and assurance Pillar
  • Reports to Head of Change and Assurance
  • Owns, drives and delivers against agreed Global Information Security Programs and projects,
  • Provide Change and Delivery support to the wider IS function relating to IS projects 
  • Work in partnership with peers in Security Consultancy and Tech Assurance, Governance, Risk and Compliance and Communication team.
  • Holds very strong relationships with core Business teams and critical interface teams to support the success of Security Projects
  • Supports Head of Change and Assurance with developing future plans for investment
  • Provides varying reporting and data as and when necessary for boards and committee papers
  • Overall accountable for Project delivery to time, cost and quality
  • Manage PM"EURTMs delivery of the InfoSec projects in accordance with the agreed framework
  • Liaises with central portfolio and PMO to ensure projects following minimal standards, process and deliverables
  • Key member of Information Security Program SteerCo
  • Drives and validates status reports in timely and accurate manner ensuring quality
  • Manage Project and Program escalations appropriately
  • Program Stakeholder Management at all levels (key, sponsors, business, IS functions)
  • Deliver quality end to end inputs and outputs leading to successful implementations and handover to support teams for Information Security Projects
  • Manage InfoSec project costs (where there is approved remit), ensure any projects have good accounts and logs of Third Party plans and contracts(SoW)
  • Ensures Delivery Assurance is in positive outlook
  • Responsible for ensuring risks and issues are recorded and managed through to resolution
  • Work effectively with the Finance Business Partner to manage the Program Financials and deliver accurate financial updates to the Change Director and relevant Boards

The Requirements 
  • Sound experience in running end to end delivery
  • Experience in Program Management
  • Experience of working within a Global Financial organisation 
  • Effective leader, visionary, and implementer with demonstrated experience in advising and influencing Senior Management
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate at all levels and at varying detail
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with key business stakeholders and IT leadership
  • Proven technical knowledge to enable efficient team management
  • Ability to adapt to Change
  • Strong knowledge of information security principles, standards, practices and technologies
  • Hold professional qualifications in a related subject for example, PRINCE2 Practitioner, APMP, P3O etc (preferable) 
The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas "EUR" the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at

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