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Project Manager



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024
Avertium is the managed security and consulting provider that companies turn to when they want more than check-the-box cybersecurity. In today’s threat landscape, your not-so-standard processes, workflows, and vulnerabilities require more than just a standard approach to cybersecurity. You need a smarter, stronger approach based on more rigor, more relevance, and more responsiveness. That is why more than 1,200 organizations in every sector from manufacturing to financial services, healthcare to technology and business services to hospitality rely on Avertium for cybersecurity services.
Avertium has an opportunity available for a Project Manager to support our Professional Services team. Primary responsibilities are being an advocate and liaison for client(s) managed as part of assigned portfolio, as well as internal resources and Avertium as a whole; project management, risk analysis and reporting; and internal / external communications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day client interaction, relationship and expectations for a portfolio of small to large projects
  • Meet with clients to confirm and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects
  • Supervise progress on task and deliverable development and completion through the project life cycle
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Facilitate the flow of information to and from the client regarding the project, escalating whenever appropriate
  • Review high-level deliverables across projects
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Other Duties:

  • Participate in all weekly project management team meetings.
  • Act as a liaison between service delivery and sales regarding all project status issues.


  • Minimum three years of Project Management or five years Project Coordination experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, or related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Ability to sense, respond to, and appropriately escalate risk and/or change impacting a project
  • Proven project schedule development and management experience
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience with people management, risk management and change management
  • Ability to be proactive and independent, as well as interdependent on the team when necessary
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Proven aptitude with project management software including MS Project
  • Experience with SharePoint preferred
  • Experience in cybersecurity industry preferred
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In addition to a career in the challenging world of cyber security, Avertium offers competitive salaries, full benefits, unlimited paid time off, participation in 401(k), and opportunities for professional growth and development. We offer the opportunity to work with cutting-edge security technologies in a stimulating work environment.
Avertium provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.