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Senior Project Manager (Security and Biometrics)

Geneva, Switzerland
For a United Nations Agency in Geneva, we are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to take care of UN Biometric Transformation and Cybersecurity Transformation Program:

Your will be responsible for:
  • Working with the Program Manager to ensure the Biometric Transformation project(s) are executed and managed within the Project Management Lifecycle in accordance with the guidelines.
  • Coordinate the activities of vendors and internal stakeholders of multiple divisions to achieve a common goal.
  • Ensure delivery of the new cloud-based biometric match engine.
  • Liaise with the UN infrastructure and Business as Usual (BAU) teams to ensure servers/virtual machines are provisioned to support the project(s).
  • Work with UN DBAs to ensure datasets are extracted to support the various streams of work.

You will need:
  • University Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology or related field
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Professional training and/or certifications, with practical knowledge and expertise, in PRINCE2 and/or the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK).
  • Experience in Cybersecurity and/or Information Assurance and Biometrics
  • Proven ability to work with geographically distributed stakeholders to successfully deliver project and program outcomes
  • Experience with Cloud Migration projects generally, and with Microsoft Azure specifically

It would be desirable if you have experience with:
  • Thorough understanding of large-scale IT management systems and applications
  • Knowledge of national or international regulatory frameworks on the protection of personal data.

  • Excellent English-language written and verbal communications skills. 

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