Burns & McDonnell Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager - Defense Industrial Base & Transportation - 1898 & Co. (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
1898 & Co. is seeking an energetic, accomplished Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager with demonstrated success managing the delivery of innovative cybersecurity services and solutions for defense & transportation clients in the operational and critical infrastructure cybersecurity space. This position requires a broad base of knowledge of electric and water utility systems and a general understanding of their operation. The candidate should possess the ability to support a broad range of assessments and other consulting services to support defense industrial base & transportation clients making decisions backed by business and engineering analysis. The Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager will be a seller-doer and will spend significant time directly engaged with clients to identify new work, prepare proposals, establish program or project objectives, formulate project approaches, and manage/oversee a team of analysts, architects, consultants and engineers to meet client objectives and provide the client with useful and actionable deliverables or business outcomes. This position is an indirect people leadership role as well as a client-facing, subject matter expert in their field.
The ideal candidate will have an extensive background in management consulting, managing both services and sophisticated technology implementation projects, sales, and managing client success. Given the landscape in which we work, a solid background in Digitalization, Operational Technology, Federal/Military/Defense, and Transportation is key.
Along with other key stakeholders, the Industrial Cybersecurity Project Manager will play a leading role in aggressively growing the Defense Industrial Base & Transportation business within the 1898 & Co. Security & Risk Consulting department.
Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science or similar, (MBA or MS preferred)
7 years of related professional experience
Proven ability to lead multi-discipline teams of analysts, consultants, and engineers
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and presentation skills
Knowledge of industrial control system environments such as utilities (power and/or water), and/or manufacturing system operations
General business savvy and financial calculation knowledge
Effective Project Management skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Ability to work with existing and new clients to identify new projects, articulate to the clients our ability to perform those projects, and translate that into the sale of consulting services
Ability to communicate with various business contacts to understand their needs and translate them into a scope of work/proposal that meets their desired business outcomes
Ability to perform under pressure and tight deadlines and to be effective in on-site work environments
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, including identification of critical path items to ensure deliverable deadlines are met
Ability to focus on the big picture to effectively and efficiently provide services that meet client needs, while also having the ability to identify and analyze details that are critical to project outcomes
Willingness to learn new service offerings as client needs and the market requires changes to the service offerings provided by our group
Willingness and ability to develop a broad set of service offering types to allow for flexibility to go where the work is
Willingness to cross-sell other services offered by Burns & McDonnell or 1898 & Co. outside the project manager’s core set of services
Willingness to negotiate with clients for new service agreements
Any of the following security certifications – CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, GICSP, CPP
PMO or PMP certification
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
About 1898 & Co.
1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 231054 Job Hire Type Experienced