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Cybersecurity Project Manager

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 20855

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

We are seeking a project manager to become a valued member of our team supporting our rapidly growing global cybersecurity initiative.

The Cybersecurity Project Manager will plan and manage a series of interconnected cybersecurity projects in the manufacturing sector. This position will report to the Cybersecurity Program Director and will be located at our corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD.


  • Define the overall scope and acceptance criteria for projects
  • Develop detailed project management plans to track progress
  • Identify dependencies between tasks
  • Create and update project documentation
  • Create accurate forecasts for revenue and resource requirements
  • Ensure project tasks are executed and reviewed within scope
  • Proactively identify risks and create mitigation plans
  • Schedule and facilitate meetings with engineers, stakeholders and executives and document meeting minutes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least 2 years of experience leading teams in a project-based IT organization
  • Experience leading teams in a matrix organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter that requires light supervision and multi-tasks effectively
  • Ability to track tasks and action items across multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Ability to interface with internal customers at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage external vendors
  • Ability to create a structured project plans using common tools like MS Project (experience with Smartsheet preferred but not required)
  • Ability to complete data analysis using common tools like Microsoft Excel and experience using common functions like pivot tables, VLOOKUPs and basic formulas (experience with Google Workspace preferred by not required)
  • Ability to create clear, effective presentations for executive and staff-level audiences
  • Ability to apply feedback received on day-to-day work to improve performance

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP certification
  • Cybersecurity experience
  • Experience in the manufacturing sector



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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